Cabot’s Investing Techniques FAQs

Q: What does the Cabot Tides Market Timing Indicator tell us? A: The Cabot Tides Market Timing Indicator is a technical indicator that uses five different market indexes to help us determine the overall intermediate-term direction of the stock market. The indexes are: S&P NYSE...
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Investing Books

Investing Books

August 15, 2017 | by Paul Goodwin I have just three points to make about investing books. First, don't expect an investing book to change your work life or your investing life. You got to be the investor you are through a lifetime of experience, and one...
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Technical Analysis of Stocks

Technical Analysis of Stocks

Technical analysis of stock trends helps investors to determine how the markets, and their stocks in particular, are likely to behave in the days ahead.
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Double Bottom Chart Pattern

Double Bottom Chart Pattern

A double bottom chart pattern is a chart pattern used in technical stock analysis to describe the fall in price of a stock or index, followed by a rebound, then another drop to a level that's roughly similar to the original drop, and another...
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Advanced Technical Analysis

This page deals with topics discussed in advanced technical analysis. If you're new to technical analysis or need a refresher, click here. Double Top A double top occurs when a stock attempts to break out above a recent peak but fails. (Remember, that first peak resistance!)...
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Small-Cap Confidential FAQs

Q: How should I systematically use Cabot Small-Cap Confidential to invest? (Do I invest in every recommended stock, etc.?) Tyler Laundon: For starters, it’s important to recognize that every investor is different. We all have different risk profiles, different amounts of capital to invest preferences...
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Value Investing FAQs

Q: What is your investment process and criteria for investments? Roy Ward: I am a value investor. I  look for high-quality companies that are undervalued, and companies with strong balance sheets and low price to earnings (P/E) ratios. I  use the criteria spelled out the...
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Options Trading FAQs

Q: What is an option Jacob Mintz: Before you read any further, make a cup of coffee. For the uninitiated, options can get complicated. An option is a contract that gives its owner the right (but not the obligation) to purchase or sell an underlying at...
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Growth Stock Investing FAQs

What are the best practices of growth investors? Here are some keys to becoming a successful growth stock investor: 1.  Work to identify truly great growth companies 2.  Cut your losses short 3.  Let your winners run 4.  Hold stocks of good companies long term 5.  Avoid buying on avoid...
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How Do I Plan for Investment Risk?

Investment risk is a fact of life. Without risk, there would be no reward. The important thing is to know how to plan for it. Since I was a sophomore in college, my passion has been the stock market—learning its history, finding what methods and...
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Stock Investing FAQs

Q: What is your position on averaging up as a stock advances? A: If I had a choice with any stock, I'd prefer to average up, but each stock has its own personality. The stock you mentioned has proceeded forward in price only after consolidation periods. said...
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High Frequency Trading

High frequency trading is the implementation of online stock trading strategies noted for extremely quick holdings, to exploit short-term market inefficiencies.
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