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Old May 11, 2017, 3:42am   #17
 
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To me TTWO looks like it has tanked. I have never seen a moving average crossover strategy win except in a strong bullish market.
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Old May 11, 2017, 9:40am   #18
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To me TTWO looks like it has tanked. I have never seen a moving average crossover strategy win except in a strong bullish market.
What is your definition of tanked? See the picture below .
This is not a moving average crossover strategy, don't know where you got that idea from . But yeh, it is a trend following approach , so market conditions do have large effect .

That's the thing with stocks though , thousands of markets to trade , some aren't totally tied to the overall market and can trend hard even if the indexes are flat .
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Old May 11, 2017, 6:03pm   #19
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Chartsy started this thread Trailing entry on NFLX higher :buy limit 155.07, stop 148.67
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Old May 12, 2017, 11:49pm   #20
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Chartsy started this thread New orders for next week:
Buy AEP at market open, stop 66.60
Buy XEL market open, stop 44.60
CHKP buy limit 106, stop 104
NFLX limit order still in place.

two charts attached for AEP and XEL: same thing again, base breakouts in strong uptrend.
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Old May 15, 2017, 9:47pm   #21
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Chartsy started this thread Trailing buy limit on NFLX to 157.06, stop 152.15
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Old May 17, 2017, 5:12pm   #22
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Trailing buy limit on NFLX to 157.06, stop 152.15
filled.

Cancelling order on CHKP

NFLX chart attached. same thing again, base breakout. In this case the breakout has already happened and price has pulled back ever so slightly.
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Old May 18, 2017, 4:52pm   #23
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If SNPS ends the week below 72.80, I will close it out. Otherwise the rest of the portfolio is holding just fine .
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Old May 19, 2017, 7:57pm   #24
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Filled on SNPS: strong uptrend , flat base breakout
Stopped out .

-2% so far
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