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Flip This Chit!

This premium board is for "current" and "on watch" high liquidity day and position trading stock plays. The focus of this board will be to catch Plays at or around technical bottoms, and to bail at or around technical tops.

The key will be focusing on "active plays" with 10 day hourly charts, catching some of the "big mover", and "super hyped" plays on their technical pullbacks at support, and loading up for the technical rebounds.

Will also follow some with Daily charts looking for technical support levels.

Yes I use Bigcharts, and it's not as fancy as Stockcharts, but it's not as confusing either. I've found that MACD, Williams, Volume and Psar are usually enough to find appropriate entry and exit points. (Keep it simple sucka).

This market is getting tougher and tougher, and I'm finding that playing higher liquidity stocks at support levels to be the safest and most profitable way to play lately.

Please feel free to post suggestions and/or charts. If I feel they look particularly good, I'll add them to the ibox as charts to "watch".


MACD, the Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator
MACD, the Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator, developed and popularized by Gerald Appel, provides a uniquely sensitive measurement of the intensity of the trading public's sentiment and provides early clues to trend continuation or reversal. According to Appel, this indicator is particularly dependable in signaling entry points after a sharp decline. The MACD indicator may be applied to the stock market as a whole or to individual stocks or mutual funds.

The MACD indicator uses three exponential moving averages: a short or fast average, a long or slow average, and an exponential average of the difference between the short and long moving averages, which is used as a signal line. (See Moving Averages below for a discussion on simple and exponential moving averages.)

MACD reveals overbought and oversold conditions for securities and market indexes, and generates signals that predict trend reversals with significant accuracy.

MACD produces less frequent whipsaws, as compared with moving averages.

Telescan uses a type of shorthand to refer to MACD indicators. An "8-17-9 MACD", for example, uses a short (fast) moving average of eight days or weeks, a long (slow) moving average of 17 days or weeks, and an exponential moving average of nine days or weeks. (The use of days or weeks depends on the time span of the stock graph.)

Gerald Appel recommends an 8-17-9 MACD to generate buy signals and a 12-25-9 MACD to confirm a sell signal for a stock, which has had a strong bullish move.

Regardless of the accuracy of this indicator, one should not rely on a single indicator. Study as many technical and fundamental indicators as possible before arriving at your investment decisions.
http://www.stocktradersalmanac.com/sta/research_tool_MACDAbout.jsp



Williams %R
Williams %R was developed by Larry Williams to indicate overbought and oversold levels. The indicator is very similar to Stochastic %K - except that Williams %R is plotted using negative values ranging from 0 to -100.

The number of periods used to calculate Williams %R can be varied according to the time frame that you are trading. A rule of thumb is that the indicator window should be half the length of the cycle (14 days is popular for the intermediate cycle).

Overbought and Oversold levels are normally set at -20 and -80.
http://www.incrediblecharts.com/technical/williams_percent_r.php


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#182   Steelers looking real good Art. Congradulations! mgland 01/19/09 10:25:28 AM
#181   MDOR charts looking great here >>> Art2Gecko 01/08/09 07:59:52 AM
#180   Tell me about it.... time for old Bruce Art2Gecko 11/19/08 04:47:30 PM
#179   MDOR, PURO. Nice ones Art. Your on a mgland 11/19/08 04:42:13 PM
#178   Magnum d’Or Resources (MDOR.ob) (0.65 x 0.70) Art2Gecko 11/11/08 03:17:35 PM
#177   Derivatives. mgland 09/20/08 11:17:39 AM
#176   MDOR weekly chart looking ready bigtime.. Art2Gecko 07/16/08 04:15:56 PM
#175   PHBR been making a nice stealth move here lately... Art2Gecko 07/09/08 09:37:14 AM
#174   (CKNN) Looking for the bottom and the bounce. zen222 05/27/08 10:59:51 AM
#173   Thanks Art! crooner 05/15/08 06:42:25 PM
#172   HCPC - well with these super-subbers, the charts Art2Gecko 05/15/08 06:39:11 PM
#171   Art great bored LOL! Wonder if you crooner 05/15/08 06:33:38 PM
#170   LTDI MACD ready to turn back up here nicely.. Art2Gecko 05/15/08 03:42:28 PM
#169   LLEG making a nice breakout here today.. Art2Gecko 05/12/08 02:42:34 PM
#168   NSOL getting close one way or the other, lol. Wildbilly 05/12/08 11:27:04 AM
#167   NSOL - Weekly chart looks ready for a Art2Gecko 05/09/08 11:33:05 AM
#166   BLDV should be a good trader again. -e- mgland 05/04/08 11:22:08 AM
#165   Hey Art...I picked up some TCHL and wouldn't Twizzle Fizzel 05/03/08 09:28:30 PM
#164   VDTI looking to bounce here shortly.. Art2Gecko 04/30/08 10:17:30 AM
#163   VDTI - grabbing a few more here at .18 Art2Gecko 04/29/08 02:54:45 PM
#162   VDTI grabbed a few at 23, lets Art2Gecko 04/29/08 01:39:26 PM
#161   VDTI looking bounce ready on the 15 min here.. Art2Gecko 04/29/08 01:31:11 PM
#160   TMY continuing on up from the MACD turn, Art2Gecko 04/29/08 01:25:39 PM
#159   SPRL .0006 rumors SPRL RULiquid 04/29/08 11:07:16 AM
#158   new one. BLDV. Should be on watch list. mgland 04/26/08 01:20:40 PM
#157   Holding tight on this one :) Hammer Time IamtheWalrus 04/26/08 04:49:12 AM
#156   Looks like it's due for a huge bounce ! ChannelTrader 04/25/08 07:16:42 PM
#155   TCHL - MACD cross, next week should be sweet.. Art2Gecko 04/25/08 03:13:25 PM
#154   DFR - whoa.. Art2Gecko 04/25/08 02:33:26 PM
#153   EESO - and there's the bounce.. Art2Gecko 04/25/08 02:28:45 PM
#152   NEOM - MACD close here. looks good for Art2Gecko 04/25/08 02:17:39 PM
#151   Same with FORB.... just watching the TA. the Art2Gecko 04/25/08 01:56:15 PM
#150   have had it on watch up in the Art2Gecko 04/25/08 01:55:04 PM
#149   Congratulations! Excellent call. I just saw it when Stock Lobster 04/25/08 01:53:54 PM
#148   HGLC - looking bounceable from here.. Art2Gecko 04/25/08 01:47:38 PM
#147   VRSO - nice lil bounce here this AM... Art2Gecko 04/25/08 01:04:44 PM
#146   WFYW - MACD heading to the basement... should Art2Gecko 04/25/08 12:59:31 PM
#145   NP- glad to pass along some good DD... VPbanker 04/25/08 12:57:01 PM
#144   FORB - williams on the rise. Art2Gecko 04/25/08 12:56:37 PM
#143   hi VP, what's up.... nice info, very interesting. Art2Gecko 04/25/08 12:55:17 PM
#142   Hey Art! I posted this over on the VPbanker 04/25/08 12:42:33 PM
#141   TMY cruising on up nicely.... MACD cross soon too.. Art2Gecko 04/25/08 12:32:31 PM
#140   CROX making a nice little move.... lets see Art2Gecko 04/25/08 12:31:07 PM
#139   VDTI - beautiful bounce play on the 15 Art2Gecko 04/25/08 11:47:59 AM
#138   LLEG - MACD almost there, williams rising... this Art2Gecko 04/25/08 10:24:47 AM
#137   CLXN - MACD getting close, williams starting to rise.. Art2Gecko 04/25/08 10:22:01 AM
#136   HFBV - lets see if it bounces off Art2Gecko 04/25/08 10:19:23 AM
#135   TMY bouncing Art2Gecko 04/25/08 10:13:27 AM
#134   VDTI - bouncewatch Art2Gecko 04/25/08 10:07:39 AM
#133   CLXN:Looking good for a nice bounce tomorrow IMO..em stevo51 04/24/08 04:12:02 PM
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