Webinars

On-Demand Webinars

Basic Essentials: Before You Log In

February 20, 2019

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this training session, Product Education Specialist, Marina Stroud walks you through the basic knowledge needed before you log into your TradeStops account and where to find educational resource information. Topics discussed include:

How to access our TradeStops website
How to get access to the TradeStops Knowledge Base
How to get access to the TradeStops Webinars
How to get access to the TradeStops Blog

Getting Started with TradeStops

February 19, 2019

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

This intermediate course teaches you all the basics of TradeStops. You’ll learn everything from syncing your portfolio to adding positions and alerts to research tools to newsletters.

Basic Essentials: How to Navigate TradeStops

February 21, 2019

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

This training session goes over navigating the TradeStops site: Welcome, Positions & Alerts, Portfolios, Research, and Newsletters. 

We review each navigational tab and explain the basic functionality of the site and discuss the Volatility Quotient and Stock State Indicators.

Basic Essentials: How to Edit Portfolios and Positions

February 22, 2019

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

In this training session, we will review how to add and edit portfolios and positions, how to add alerts and how to create template alerts, and review the Volatility Quotient and Stock State Indicators (Green Light, Yellow Light, Red Light).

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.

TradeStops Basic Essentials: How to Maintain Synchronization

Hosted by: Marina Stroud

The TradeStops Basic Essentials Series is a focused training webinar that aims to get new users up and running quickly. 

In this live training session, we’ll make sure you have all the tools to keep your portfolios up-to-date. 

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.