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  1. S

    Long vs. short term, who win?

    Short term have cons by the spread&comissions. Long term, if you havent' a big account, you cant live with trading. What do you choose?
  2. Frankieplus

    How much should I invest in short term trades?

    Hello everyone, I'm trying to work out how much I should invest in short term trades, buy and then sell within days and weeks rather than hold for months... I have never done this before but I have been doing a lot of research and getting advice on which stocks I should trade. Now I know that...
  3. M

    S/T view - which call/put option?

    Hi All, Just looking to start trading options. Wanting to get advise on the following scenario: What Call Maturity/Strike/Delta do I buy if I expect a move up in price in the next three weeks? Would I buy a call with strike price below/above my target price? Would I buy a call with longer...
  4. R

    To hedge or not to hedge? - S&P 500 Investment - Short and Long term

    Hi all, First post to the aussie stock forum. I've spent a few hours searching and reading but still felt the need to drop my thread here. Hoping to learn and contribute where I can in the future. I wish to open 2 positions in the S&P 500 (5 year and 15+ year) but am unsure whether to hedge to...
  5. G

    Hull's breakout trading strategy (short term)

    hi while i've been waiting for the market to start to rise again, i've been studying how to trade in other directions (i need the money , so that's why ). i came across one of Hull's systems designed for falling and sideways markets (short term trading). do you anyone tried it b4? reckon...
  6. Roller_1

    Trading short term over earnings releases

    Hi guys i was wondering everyone's point of view about holding positions over earnings releases, when trading a short term discretionary system. Do you hold the position or find it too risky and sell in the lead up?
  7. G

    Short term share trading, ranging markets

    does anyone trade shares (short term, end of day) in horizontal (ranging) markets successfully? bedford (author) reckons one could opt to not trade them when the market is going sideways while Hull suggests his 'breakout' method. I'm guessing it's harder to make profits during these times, or...
  8. M

    Making short term profit on Bonds

    Hi all, I have a question in relation to Treasury Traded Bonds traded from ASX. http://www.asx.com.au/asx/markets/interestRateSecurityPrices.do?type=GOVERNMENT_BOND When I look at Yield, many with a high coupon interest bonds as well show a very low yield value. I believe this tells if...
  9. M

    Short term snap back trade

    A tactic I've used for a few years, I did not invent it but I have added my own twist to it. Accuracy is so-so but gives great risk to reward ratios. Trades the short term move on end of day bars. Counter swing trade for those brave enough to jump in on it. Not easy when you are going long very...
  10. N

    ASX Game: Successful strategies for very short term, when risk is not a concern?

    Hi All, I recently joined the ASX Game and started trading late February. I am doing pretty bad, I am toward the end of the list (while most people made at least $100, I lost about $100). Now, the thing, there are some people in the top 100 who already made over $3000-$4000 in the game, and that...
  11. L

    Trying to find a short term technical trading ideas website

    I am looking for a short term technical trading ideas website on the top 20 Aussie shares. I am looking for one that keeps it simple.
  12. J

    Short-Term Investing

    Hey all, Im new around here, currently learning about the stock market and all that. Just wanted to make a little bit of extra money, and i dont have too much patience. So i was just wondering if there is anyway to short-term invest? Or is that completely silly and cant make much profit...
  13. L

    Resources on short term investing to read before getting into it?

    Hello, I'm a newbie trying to get into trading by playing those stock market games (one being held by ASX and plan to enter another one that will come out soon) and I would like to know if there was any books, online reputable sources or any threads on this forum or another forum that would lead...
  14. T

    Short term bonds

    Hi, Does anyone know of any short term bonds, and where they are sold? As I see it, most bonds seem to be 5 years. Cheers
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