Category Archives: Swing Trades

Break From Trading

We are still on our road trip and having a few technical troubles, but I wanted to provide an update of the recent trading.  That said, sometimes you just have to take a break.  Whoa now, I bet you’re thinking…..what do you even do anyway, and why do you need a break?! (I wouldn’t blame Ms. IS for agreeing with this line of thought, but that’s not the kind of break I’m talking about.)  No, I’m talking about a break from making short term swing trades.  The reality is that in the last 8 weeks, the seven closed trades have resulted in the following returns. Continue reading

New Travels and Trades

We have been on the road exploring new towns with the Little Man, for the past week. We spent a few days tent camping in the Pisgah National Forest, outside Asheville, North Carolina. The forest was green and lush, and the trout streams were clear and cool. I need to figure out how to get back up there a couple more times before winter. The trout and my fly rod are calling.

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First Half Trading Update

It’s been a month since I last initiated a group of new buys on the swing trade front. Below I’ll outline the two new trades I put on this week, the one trade I exited, and the two trades that failed to achieve my desired outcome. As this isn’t my regular mid week post, there aren’t any linked articles below….. but I have been thrilled with the feedback I’ve received about that new feature. Continue reading