Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Day Trading via a Falling Wedge

This morning I took a day trade in ZBRA which set up nicely intra day in a Falling Wedge pattern...

What I love about Falling Wedges is that the pattern can set up and deliver very reliable outcomes on many time frames, whether it's MONTHLY, WEEKLY, DAILY, 60, 30, 5 or even 2 minute charts as you'll see in this case.

For this ZBRA trade, it was flagged on my Finviz scanner as an Earnings Gapper. ZBRA gapped up after announcing good earnings. Once that happens, I start looking for intra day pullbacks off the open(Via a FALLING WEDGE pattern preferably).

Saw the initial Wedge using the 2 minute charts of ZBRA. Stock started to narrow at the bottom of the wedge, took a small size position of 500 shares at $60.97 ..... stock responded positively almost right away and started climbing, sold it at $61.43 .... A quick 50 cents gain(or $250 profit) in about 30 minutes.



8/9/2016 11:03:41 AM ETZBRA Sold 500 ZBRA @ $61.439
Executed

8/9/2016 10:37:15 AM ETZBRA Bought 500 ZBRA @ $60.9692Executed







Hope this helps you in your trading !


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