Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Watchers for the 10-16-14 trading session


Once again, see my previous comments on this recent initial red session Supernovae. It opened flat, ending down over 4%. Potential fade on weakness, since this is up so much despite that.


Again, see my previous comments. Up a ton, then it rose today over 13.5% today. Near where it opened on the 13th. Potential fade gravy on weakening.


First red day Supernovae. Finished red under 2.5% last time, so more down side might be in the cards. If it had fallen much more than 10% then less could be expected as plausible. Always watch day 2 of a busted one. The plan is to play for more reddening on day 2. Conditional entry. A flat, nominally green or red open that immediately sells off on heavy volume or sports traditional confirmed weakness cues is a fade entry. Keep flat on high volume greening or strength, especially early. This is only nominally likely given the weak red result of Wednesday. Avoid entries as a short on big gaps up or down, but down is probably worse. Keep flat on consistently strong price action, like trading above the opening price level after the noise candle. Avoid spike up long scalps, too. Selling volume was small, range medium. Mixed short signals at worst on those counts, so watch it.


New Supernovae scan return. A 3 day move up which closed below the highs and above the open. Volume peak Wednesday. Eventually this can be shorted since it is up so absurdly. I suspect like many such plays it can go further than anyone expects, though. Conditional entry. On a higher open, it might yield a rapid green to red on Thursday and spike down for a short scalp. This might even be a gap and crap. A fade on confirmed weakness cues anytime or heavy dumping on volume from or near the bell. Ideal is a flat or barely green or red open, followed by a big move down on volume to short into. Avoid big gaps, especially downward ones. Do not short into initial strength or greening. Box and drop to wait for the distribution print, if desired and avoid top fish timing fades. Keep flat on positive price action, no scalps.


New 52's. Short term, these yearly high stocks often go higher. Consistently strong price action, like trading above the opening price level after the first 5 minutes, is a long. Or, if it gaps down a bit to debut or opens flat and falls briefly, a red to green and hold with strong volume. Also long on spiking up at or near the gun as a scalp. This might be an EOD exit, depending on how it holds up. Also long on a break above to new yearly highs (over 9) and holds. Avoid shorts, keep flat on true weakness. Nice move above 8. Needs to keep above the Wednesday close, or at least above 8.50 on pull backs to remain viable as a long, aside from any early noise. Early sustained prices over 8.80 are ideal for aggressive entry.


B/O scan. I like it long back over 4.58 and holds. Ideal to stay over that on tests aside from early noise if it triggers. Stops also possible just under the close on Wednesday or the 1st 30 minute low on Thursday. Avoid all shorts and all big gaps. The low on Wednesday is too far away to use for risk managing stops. Also a long on spiking up at or near the gun as a scalp. Moderate volume on the rise, a neutral sign for new buys. Exiting below 4 on fails after trigger entry is possibly advisable. Early r/g buy?


In play both ways. As a long on continuation of momentum above 3.13/holds. Or as a scalp up at or near the gun for a scalp buy. Or, as a short on a fall fail of 3 and holds. Or as a scalp sell on a pop down at or near the bell. Avoid all big gaps. Be careful maintaining a short on a reversal back over 3. The fade is more likely given the price action on Wednesday, but keep an open mind.

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