Webinars

Webinars Schedule

Upcoming Interactive Webinars

Analyzing the TradeStops Billionaire's Club

June 19, 2019

Hosted by: Tom Meyer and Marina Stroud

The TradeStops Billionaire’s Club was introduced two years ago. We just recently added ten new investors with different management styles from the original billionaires. We’ll look at some of the new billionaires and how you can follow their investments using TradeStops.

TradeStops Essentials: Edit Your Portfolios, Positions, and Alerts

June 21, 2019

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this training webinar, Marina Stroud will take you through the various edit features available for your portfolios, positions and alerts. You will also be able to adjust the columns of information to meet your investment needs.

TradeStops Essentials: Dashboard Explained

June 26, 2019

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this training webinar, Marina Stroud will take you through the TradeStops Dashboard to review what is going on with your portfolios, newsletter recommendations, and provide links to access your tools and other site features. Think one-stop shop!

TradeStops Essentials: Tool Overview Part I

June 28, 2019

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this training video, Marina Stroud will show you how you can review a new potential trade, its chart, possible exit strategies and position sizing.

TradeStops Essentials: Tool Overview Part II

July 1, 2019

Hosted by: TradeStops Essentials: Tool Overview Part II

In this training video, Marina Stroud will show you how you can review your portfolio asset allocation and overall portfolio volatility quotient.

TradeStops Essentials: Tool Overview Part III

July 5, 2019

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this training video, Marina Stroud will show you how to build a new investment portfolio based on our algorithms and rebalance your portfolio(s) based on equal risk position sizing.

On-Demand Webinars

Getting Started with TradeStops!

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this Getting Started webinar, Marina Stroud will walk you through all the updates to the TradeStops program and help get you started on your journey with TradeSmith. She might even have a couple surprises for you, so you won’t want to miss it!

The TradeStops Dashboard, Portfolios, and Alerts

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this training webinar, Marina Stroud will take a deep-dive into some of the new updates in TradeStops. This will include the comprehensive Dashboard, the new process for working with Portfolios, and how to set up alerts.

The TradeStops Research Tools, Templates, & Settings

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this training webinar, Marina Stroud will walk you through the updates to the TradeStops research tools, setting up alert templates, and how to customize TradeStops to your liking.

TradeStops Essentials: TradeStops Orientation 101

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this training webinar, Marina Stroud will answer, “What is TradeStops and how can it help me?” She will also review the site navigation and how to adjust your program settings.

TradeStops Essentials: Create Your Portfolios

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this training webinar, Marina Stroud will show you how to import your brokerage account(s), set up a manual portfolio, and upload a .CSV file. She will also take you through your Newsletter Center to track your various publishers.

TradeStops Essentials: Maintain Broker Synchronization

June 14, 2019

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this training webinar, Marina Stroud will show you how to troubleshoot the most common synchronization issues.

Tracking Volatility in TradeStops

Hosted by: Tom Meyer & Marina Stroud

There’s been a lot of chatter in the media about volatility lately. Join us as we take some time to examine volatility from the TradeStops perspective and give you a better understanding of the Volatility Quotient and Stock State Indicators.

Understanding the Difference Between Stock Risk and Portfolio Risk

Hosted by: Tom Meyer & Marina Stroud

The TradeStops Efficiency Series provides both the “How To” and the “What for”!

It’s easy to understand the risk of an individual stock, but understanding the risk of an entire portfolio is a little more difficult.

In this training, we will teach you the things to take into consideration when looking at the risk of a portfolio.

Adjusting for dividends

Hosted by: Tom Meyer & Marina Stroud

In this webinar, we will go over why we adjust for dividends by default.  If you decide you do not want to adjust for dividends we will also show you how you can change this to unadjusted prices.

Heading Towards a Bear Market? What's Your Exit Strategy?

Hosted by: Tom Meyer & Marina Stroud

The stock market has had two months of upheaval since making new all-time highs in late January. Nobody knows if we’re near the end of the increased volatility or if this is just the start. 

As individual investors, we might not know where the market is going to go, but it is our responsibility to have a plan in place no matter what the market ultimately decides to do. 

We’ll discuss a few of the TradeStops strategies and some ideas that we haven’t published yet. 

There is no “one size fits all” solution to determining when to exit the market. But if you want to be a successful investor, you have to know when you are getting out of the market. 

Green Zone Risk vs. Yellow Zone Risk

Hosted by: Tom Meyer & Marina Stroud

We introduced the Low Risk Runner strategy a couple of weeks ago. We’ll take a closer look at the strategy and the difference between risk when investing in the SSI Green Zone and the SSI Yellow Zone.

Setting up views in TradeStops

Hosted by: Tom Meyer and Marina Stroud

Explore how you can tailor your position views to become a more well-informed investor. We’ll show you how to adjust your position views to focus your interests for capital gains, income earning stocks, or even fundamentals.

How We Help with Options

Hosted by: Tom Meyer & Marina Stroud

Many TradeStops members use options to increase their income, enter stocks at a lower price, or just to speculate with limited risk. How can TradeStops help?

With Increasing Volatility, Are You Using the Right Stops?

Hosted by: Tom Meyer & Marina Stroud

For the past few years, we’ve seen volatility decrease. Now, volatility is increasing and it can affect the stops you have set for your stocks. In this presentation, we’re going to show you how both decreasing and increasing volatility affects your stops and help you understand which stops are best for you under these changing conditions.

Using Inverse ETFs to Profit During a Bear Market

Hosted by: Tom Meyer and Marina Stroud

Inverse ETFs could be a good way to profit during a bear market, but it’s important to know the differences between the inverse ETFs and regular ETFs. We’ll look at how these inverse ETFs are constructed and help you understand what to look for to determine if they’re right for your portfolios during the current market downturn.

Finding Energy Stocks

Hosted by: Tom Meyer & Marina Stroud

We’re going to show you how you can research the energy sector (or any other sector) to discover individual stocks that might be good fits for your portfolios.

The Low Risk Runner Option Strategy

Hosted by: Tom Meyer & Marina Stroud

We’ve been talking about the Low Risk Runner strategies the past few weeks. In this presentation, we’ll focus on how the strategy works for options and show a couple of live examples.

The Versatile VQ

Everyone knows that the Volatility Quotient (VQ) is the heart of the TradeStops system. We’ll look at the VQ and all the ways you can use it to become a more successful long-term investor.

Small Cap Stocks and Kinetic VQ - The Best of Both Worlds

Hosted by: Tom Meyer & Marina Stroud

As you probably know, we like small cap stocks in the current market environment. We also like our new Kinetic VQ strategy to help you find stocks with a high probability of moving higher. Let’s marry these two and find small cap stocks that qualify for the Kinetic VQ strategy.

Understanding and Implementing the 2 VQ Approach in TradeStops

Hosted by: Tom Meyer and Marina Stroud

We first introduced the 2 VQ approach to our members in 2016. In this educational presentation, we’ll show you the detailed results of the 2 VQ approach on two different stocks and how you can implement this approach yourself in TradeStops.

How to Risk 1%-2% on Your Investments

Hosted by: Tom Meyer & Marina Stroud

How can you invest in 10 to 15 stocks if you’re only risking 1 to 2 percent per stock? In this webinar, Tom and Marina will explain exactly how this is done.

How TradeStops Can Help You Discover Value Stocks for Your Portfolios

Hosted by: Tom Meyer and Marina Stroud

Value stocks have underperformed growth stocks over the past few years, but they could be headed for a comeback. In this presentation, we’ll show you how to prepare for this turnaround by setting up watch portfolios that will trigger alerts when value stocks become attractive to consider entering. We’ll also give you a bonus look at the billionaires who are value investors and some of what they own.

Portfolio Exit Strategies

Hosted by: Tom Meyer and Marina Stroud

With the increased market volatility, many stocks have stopped out. But what’s the best way to exit an entire portfolio? That’s a difficult question for many investors. We’ll discuss a few of the strategies that we’ve presented previously in TradeStops with updated examples. Also, we’ll discuss how to set up exit strategies for stocks you’ve bought that are in the SSI Red Zone.

Monitoring Your Portfolios During a Downturn

Hosted by: Tom Meyer and Marina Stroud

If you have a long-term portfolio that’s sitting on large unrealized gains, it can be difficult to monitor the historical high-water mark — especially in a market downturn. 

In this week’s webinar, we’ll show you a technique to help you easily monitor your portfolios even in a volatile market.

Your Re-Entry Watchlist on Autopilot

There are always going to be stocks that we like to own. The Re-Entry Watchlist was created to help you keep track of stocks you like, but have triggered an SSI Stop signal. In this short presentation, we’ll show you how to use the Re-Entry Watchlists to always know the best time to be invested in the stocks you want to own.

SSI and the Markets

Hosted by: Tom Meyer and Marina Stroud

The historically strong move up in the stock markets since Christmas Eve 2018 has many TradeSmith members wondering why we haven’t seen more of the stocks and ETFs they follow trigger Stock State Indicator (SSI) Entry signals. During this educational webinar, we’ll reacquaint you with the SSI Entry signals and what is necessary for an Entry signal to occur. We’ll also show you how to find stocks that might be triggering an Entry signal in the near future.

Managing Newsletter Subscriptions in TradeStops

Hosted by: Tom Meyer and Marina Stroud

Subscribers to financial newsletters can sometimes feel overwhelmed by the large amount of trades they give each week. During this educational presentation, we’ll show you how to manage these stock picks in TradeStops and how you can use the TradeStops tools to find the best picks.

Managing Alerts in TradeStops

April 24, 2019

Hosted by: Tom Meyer and Marina Stroud

TradeStops is known for its ability to track trailing stops on the stocks you own. Did you know that there are a number of other alerts that can help you manage your positions and even find new timely trades? We’ll show you all the different alerts and how you can customize them during this educational presentation.

Adjusting Position Views in TradeStops

May 8, 2019

Hosted by: Tom Meyer and Marina Stroud

TradeStops has a lot of ways for you to see the underlying data for the stocks and portfolios you own. In this presentation, Marina and Tom will show you how to create different Position Views so that you have just the information that is important to you. Some investors like to focus on income, some on capital gains, and others are short-term traders. There are views that can be created for all of these different investing scenarios.

TradeStops Members Ask Us Their Questions

Hosted by: Tom Meyer and Marina Stroud

From time to time, we like to answer your questions in a live forum. Join us as we answer questions of interest to TradeStops members. Feel free to send your questions to [email protected] and we’ll answer as many as we can in an hour.

TradeStops Essentials: Add Alerts and Create Templated Alerts

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this training webinar, Marina Stroud will review the volatility quotient (VQ), which is the heart of the TradeSmith system, and the Stock State Indicator (SSI-Health). She will show you how to add your alerts and create your very own templated alerts.