The bulls are in control of the market right now, but its run higher can't last forever, which is why we will look for clues on how to proceed.
Stop listening to the pundits -- and other advice on how to make the best of your trading this year.
The most important thing to keep in mind is that it isn't unusual for there to be some sharp bouts of selling after a strong uptrend.
Among them is to be more aggressive and to trade incrementally.
They are raising cash, mitigating risk and staying patient.
If you stick with the same old names every day, then you are an investor and not a trader; outsize gains require outsize efforts.
Losses are simply a function of the trading process and are not an indication of failure.
Preparing the combined turkey-duck-chicken dish requires patience and persistence, which are good qualities for a value investor to possess.
Good traders can make money even with poor stocks if they use an effective trade management system.
Reata Pharmaceuticals and Axsome Therapeutics each have had a terrific 2019, which helps offset the losing bets in this high-beta sector of the market.