Archives: Exit Strategies

Stop Losses and Profit Targets for Dip Buyers

March 16, 2012 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Exit Strategies, Strategy Development.

With the market lurching up in fits and starts, you may be wondering when to take your money off the table. This article investigates exits in detail to help you decide on a good strategy for you. It covers Stop Losses Trailing Stops Profit Targets Scaling Out https://guidance.fidelity.com/viewpoints/cashing-in-on-crashes

Managing Your Exits

August 6, 2010 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Exit Strategies.

Click Here to Watch the Video on Managing Your Exits Karen Gibbs (K):    Is it different for investors versus traders? Jackie Ann Patterson (J):  Yes, I really think it is.  I think that the time frame, the mindset that you start out with has a big effect on the type of exit strategy that you’d like to • Read More »

Death Cross on the S&P500

July 7, 2010 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Exit Strategies, Technical Strategies.

The S&P500 recently gave a Death Cross signal.  As you might guess from the name, the Death Cross is generally considered bearish.   Read the Golden Crosses and Stop Losses BackTesting Report to learn about a trading strategy which relies on the Death Cross as a sell signal. Watch my MoneyShow presentation which includes the Death Cross:   Exit Strategies • Read More »

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Negative Divergences Abound

November 30, 2009 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Exit Strategies.

Since its not always easier keeping up with the market over a long holiday weekend, I thought to share my weekly “homework”. Plenty of interesting red flags from my MACD Divergence Detector running on StockFinder®.   It found MACD and MACDH negative divergences on SPY, DIA, ISRG, BIDU to name a few.    Looking at the chart of SPY • Read More »

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