Author: Customer Success

Earnings Reports and How TradeSmith Helps

April 18, 2019 / by

As many investors know, the season of earnings reports is upon us. Each day, new earnings reports come out for companies. Some help spur stocks to new heights, like Johnson & Johnson. Others don’t benefit even when they beat expectations — like Bank of America — due to outside forces. Needless to say, these earnings … Continued

Get Ahead of Wall Street

April 11, 2019 / by

This past week has been an interesting one in the markets. Boeing was downgraded, causing a ripple effect across other airline stocks. The U.S.-EU clash led to a disturbance in the markets. But the minutes from the Federal Reserve meeting helped the futures markets early Wednesday. The intra-day movements could cause many investors to fear … Continued

Motivation in the Markets

April 4, 2019 / by

A popular hashtag on Twitter each week is #ThursdayMotivation. People post various tips and tricks to get motivated for the day. We know that sometimes it can be difficult to get motivated when it comes to the markets. We hear negative news about inverted yield curves and how this could hurt stocks (psst, it could … Continued

Free Feature Enhancement: Ideas by TradeSmith 3.0

March 28, 2019 / by

At TradeSmith, we’re always seeking new ways to help you succeed as an investor. That’s why we regularly update and innovate our products. Our latest update was a big one. Have you noticed it? We’ll give you a hint — it’s in Ideas by TradeSmith. We’ve added a dashboard to Ideas just like the one … Continued

Building Portfolios from Stock Ideas

March 21, 2019 / by

There certainly isn’t a shortage of stock ideas out there. You can find new ideas almost anywhere you look — from TV personalities, to various websites, and newsletters, among a plethora of other sources. Picking out specific stocks to build a new portfolio can seem daunting, especially with so many choices out there. That is … Continued

Bullish or Bearish: Following the Trend Just Got Easier

March 14, 2019 / by

Recently, Dr. Smith wrote to you about a Netherlands-based team that examined an incredible 217 years of market data. The study looked at six factors that drive modern-day quant investing. Momentum (the tendency of winning stocks to keep winning) Trend (the tendency of strong trends to persist) Value (the long-term outperformance of cheaply priced stocks) … Continued

Is Successful Investing Always Difficult?

March 7, 2019 / by

Winning in the markets isn’t easy. Otherwise, everyone would do it. Losses aren’t fun; no one can deny that. That’s why there’s so many articles out there about investing tips, tricks, and techniques so that you might succeed. An article from Investopedia show us 10 Tips for Successful Investing. Today, we’ll show you how you … Continued

You Asked, We Delivered: 2VQ Alerts Now Available

February 28, 2019 / by

Back in 2016, we introduced the concept of the 2 VQ approach, which has us adding to our winners once the position has trended up by 2 VQs. Let’s pretend that you have a stock with a VQ of about 21%. When the position goes up 42%, you’d then add to the winning position. We … Continued

More TradeSmith Updates Coming Your Way

February 21, 2019 / by

In our last Insider Update, we announced some exciting product enhancements. The TradeStops Position Card Page got a new Ideas tab, and the newsletter center was updated. Ideas by TradeSmith saw some added functionality to the Newsletters tab. Both of these enhancements can help you analyze stock recommendations. But — we didn’t even cover all … Continued

How to Analyze Stock Tips

February 14, 2019 / by

We’d like to welcome many new TradeSmith members from our Bull vs. Bear event yesterday. We’re so happy to have you as part of the family. Our TradeStops Knowledge Base and Ideas by TradeSmith Knowledge Base can help answer many of your questions. And, of course, our veteran TradeSmith family members are welcome to use … Continued