Educational Articles

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Drinking from a fire hose

In the past few months, we’ve introduced many new concepts in TradeStops. Many of these can seem overwhelming at first. Are they right for you? During the last part of 2016 and the beginning of 2017, the TradeStops research team...

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VQ and Stop loss changes

The Volatility Quotient (VQ) is recalculated in TradeStops every week. Most of the time, the change is small. But sometimes the change can affect your trailing stop. We use a rolling 3-year price history of a stock to determine the...

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Creating Alerts from the New Position Card

Last week, we introduced the newly enhanced position card. We redesigned this important tool to give you more information and make managing your stocks and funds easier. One of the upgrades gives you more flexibility in the way you handle...

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Implementing 2 VQ Alerts in TradeStops

For the past few months, we’ve talked about the 2 Volatility Quotient (VQ) strategy in TradeStops. We originally presented this idea of Doubling up on your winners and have since followed up with several other articles. There are good discussions...

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Equalizing Your Risk

For the last two weeks, we’ve focused on understanding the differences between stock risk (here) and portfolio risk (here). We even have a short video for you that explains these concepts (here). Today we’re going to show you how to...

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Understanding the Difference Between Stock Risk and Portfolio Risk – Pt. 2

Last week, we looked at how to determine the risk you’re taking with individual stocks. This week, we’re going to follow up and look at how to determine overall portfolio risk. Portfolio risk describes the overall risk that is inherent...

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