The Best Long Setup for Trading Around Your Day Job

I outlined the best breakout charts for swing traders back in August 2015, then featured a few more charts in Q1 2016 since they’re still relevant and profitable. This pattern is so reliable, Sykes outlined it 6 years ago, and many of his students (including me) still profit from it today:

I only trade part time since I have a day job, and I really don’t mind… in fact I prefer trading part time. I don’t have to be glued to my trading platform, and I can still bring in an extra pay check every month just by staying disciplined, waiting for the best setups, and letting small gains add up.

Here are a few more charts where you can buy and hold for a few days, while riding the waves all the way to the bank.


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This is an evolution of the Gap and Panic setup covered in quarters past. I’ve made a good deal on this trend, and the key here is patience. The general rule is to wait for the first green day to tell us the trend is changing, buy near... Continue →