Investing Strategies

“Shippergeddon” Could Produce Big Gains Down the Road

Feb 11, 2020

Deep-value investors should take note of what’s happening in the global shipping industry. The outlook for shippers is so bad right now, you could call it “shippergeddon.” Conditions are full-on catastrophic, due to a triple-whammy of negative impacts. It isn’t time to act, but it’s time to keep an eye out. A horrible outlook for shippers now could produce significant…

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2020 Election Q&A and the Benefits of ““Go Anywhere” ” in a Macro-Dominant World

Sep 25, 2020

We’ve received some interesting questions about the election, and about TradeSmith Decoder as a service. We’ll answer a few of those today. As a quick note regarding questions, the mailbag is always open: You can reach us via [email protected] We always enjoy hearing from readers — and if your question is a common one, we may answer it directly in…

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3 steps to spotting a MegaTrend

Sep 03, 2021

Today we’re sharing a guest editorial from Andy Swan, founder of LikeFolio. The value of LikeFolio’s consumer-driven research is unmatched, and we’re proud to have the company as our only third-party partner. Enjoy Andy’s insights on how to spot the strongest emerging investing opportunities.

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39% per trade… over 22 years!

May 29, 2018

Almost two years ago, in August 2016, I first presented the results of an exhaustive study that demonstrated the power of the Stock State Indicator (SSI) signals. This might have been the most important piece of research we had ever done at TradeStops. As we showed you here, going back to 1996 and covering almost 1300 tickers (individual stocks, indices,…

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56% Winners is Great. 60% Winners is Incredible. 64% Winners is Amazing.

Jun 19, 2018

A few weeks ago, we published updated statistics for our Stock State Indicator (SSI) signals. Our test presented what would have happened if someone had bought a stock when the SSI Entry signal was triggered on the upside and exited that stock when the SSI Stop signal was hit on the downside. Very simply, using the Stock State Indicator signals over the 22-year period of time…

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A ‘Rogue Wave’ of Vaccine-Related Optimism Up-Ends Prior Winners and Creates New Ones

Nov 11, 2020

When Pfizer, in conjunction with BioNTech, announced more than 90% effective vaccine results on Nov. 9, the entire investing world got reordered. Suddenly, there was a wholly different reconfiguration of what the world could look like in a years’ time. It doesn’t happen often, but the market does this every once in a while. An unanticipated event, or an unexpected…

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A Bargain Name Becomes a Bargain Idea

Apr 19, 2021

There’s no shortage of noise flying around the markets today. But for me, there’s nothing more dangerous than noise. What I want and need is a very clear signal. That’s exactly what came across my desk last Thursday with this “bargain idea.”

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A Big Reason to be Wary of Big Tech

Feb 19, 2021

“The only reason to be bearish… is there is no reason to be bearish.” That is the view of Michael Hartnett, Bank of America’s Chief Investment Strategist, as recently expressed in a note to clients. In our view, there are reasons to be bearish. It just depends which assets one is looking at, and the nature of the bear case…

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[VIDEO] Must-See Urgent Briefing from TradeSmith’s Newest Senior Analyst

Mar 14, 2022

In this free, special briefing, Mike shares his latest views on the latest events – not just on what’s happening but on what those events mean for you and your investments. He’ll talk about his wealth-building income strategy, the solution that I believe is tailored to this market. And he’ll invite you to his free special event next week, which can help get you started.

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3 Trading Strategies for a Choppy Market

Mar 28, 2022

Now we’re in a stock market desert — a place where folks wander, thirsty to find some oasis of profits. It’s not easy. But it doesn’t have to be so hard, either. In fact, I know three strategies that you can use to generate income in a sideways market.

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