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Oct 17, 2017

Peter Hodson to appear on BNN Market Call

By 5i Staff

Peter on BNN

Peter Hodson to appear on BNN Market Call, Thursday October 19, 2017

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Oct 13, 2017

5 from 5i: If Buffett has periods of underperformance, why would you expect anything different?

By Michael Southern

5 from 5i

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Oct 11, 2017

The Importance of Having a Plan: Photon Control, Ballard Power Systems, The Stars Group

By 5i Staff

 

The importance of having a plan: Technical Analysis

No matter how much experience you have as an investor, a trend following system is a straight forward approach to systematic trading that can be easily deployed and managed by anyone. This is a great way to profit from large moves without having to manage positions on an intraday basis. If you have spent time learning lessons the hard way, like myself, then you will relate to what I am about to say.

The two problems I struggled with the most were taking a position too large for my account and selling too soon. In my experience these problems often go hand in hand, I was always putting myself in the perfect position for emotional ruin. Every time I would get onto a winning trade I became greedy or scared and locked in profits prematurely, cutting my potential returns short.

This is exactly what happened last week to one of my subscribers with Photon Control (TSXV:PHO)...

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Oct 06, 2017

5 from 5i - Mining for Volatility

By Michael Southern

5 from 5i

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Sep 22, 2017

All About Bitcoin: Understanding the New ICO Market

By Michael Southern

5 from 5i

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Sep 18, 2017

Technical Analysis Stock Picks on Avigilon (TSX: AVO) and Innergex Renewable Energy (TSX: INE)

By 5i Staff

Technical Analysis on Avigilon (AVO) and Innergex Renewable Energy (INE)

My main focus is tracing abnormal volatility which flags the potential of momentum coming into an underlying name or sector. As a momentum trader, I rarely look at major indexes, but at small-cap names with high institutional or insider ownership. This is because small cap names offer many advantages to traders. One being that they tend to move with a greater velocity than large-cap names. This is due to supply and demand...

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Sep 15, 2017

5 from 5i - Performance of risk-on and risk-off assets in times of crisis

By Michael Southern

5 from 5i

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Aug 28, 2017

Technical Analysis Stock Picks on Savaria (TSX: SIS), Stella-Jones (TSX: SJ), and AGF Management (TSX: AGF.B)

By 5i Staff

Technical Analysis - Savaria (TSX: SIS), Stella-Jones (TSX: SJ), AGF Management (TSX: AGF.B)

We are excited to introduce our first in a continuing series of pieces surrounding stock ideas generated through technical analysis. In partnership with Dwight over at Set Your Stop, we will be posting some his top TA ideas every two weeks. Subscribe to the blog to get notifications on when his next piece is up and sign up for a free trial if you are not a member to get access immediately.

 

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