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On the next SPY Pro entry, if we want to try it with XIV how
would we know where to put the hard stops? Are they following
a Moving Average?
Any updates on what AAPL's subsystems are doing? Went 50%
long on your signal a few days ago. Hadn't heard anything
What about just being able to see the status of all 12
Is there a way to look at these 12 charts each day?
Lots of ideas in this week's Trade Idea list ( 32! ).
Looking at the ordering, are they ranked A / B / C (best- to
worst-setups)? Trying to figure out why they're not listed
alphabetically (which would make it a lot easier to manage on my
trading platform's watchlist). I'm sure there's a reason for
the current ordering; just can't figure it out.
electricjmr, I think they're all option contracts. So
pre-defined maximum risk (pay up front for the option to buy/sell
at a later price). The upfront cost of the option is the max
I found this link in the comments at that site helpful too:
At the time of writing, it required a phone call *every* time...
which could really add up if you're doing several trades per
There's got to be a better way.
Thanks sschulman, I'll check out the link.
Thanks mulisko, I'm currently with TDW and iTrade.
With iTrade, I pay $30/quarter for the "US-Friendly" account
However as soon as a trade continues past the end of the initial
day, I'm back into playing roulette with the currency
And iTrade's real-time P/L figures (in FlightDesk) don't use the
fixed rate when showing the P/L of a given stock. I've had
several times where FlightDesk shows a CAD profit when I sell, but
it settles as a loss two days later.
For some reason, I rarely seem to be holding stocks when the
exchange rate moves in my favour.
This Spring, I suffered a 40% drawdown on a huge position (yes,
I know, the dangers of using fundaments-only rather than technical
indicators). Half that loss (20%!) was due to how far the
USD/CAD exchange rate had changed since I bought the stock 6 years
earlier (turned a 6-bagger into a 4-bagger).
The problem with buying just Canadian stocks/ETFs is the lack of
sites (like this) that provide good technical analysis on
Has anyone found a good source for Canadian technical
I too am tempted to avoid US Stocks in my CAD accounts *but* all
my investment assets are within RRSPs/RESP/TFSA.
BreakpointTrades only seems to run their analysis on US Stocks
though, defeating the purpose of being a member here
Is there a way to *hedge* against currency movements by
buying/selling offsetting USD whenever a trade is made?
Thanks polish1. Do you have to phone TDW each time (which
I remember doing with TDW 10+ years ago)? Or can you
configure your online account to automatically do this now?
Keep getting burned on the USD/CAD exchange rate when making
swing trades because all my trades settle in CAD.
Most recent example: Bought 400 HFC on Dec 23rd @ $33.04
USD. Set stop limit at $32.38 USD ($200 USD risk at the
Stopped out today (2 weeks later) at 32.38 USD.
However, it will settle as a $500 CAD loss because the USD/CAD
exchange rate has changed during this time.
This has happened over and over and over for me.
How do people trade USD stocks within Canadian RRSP / RESP
plans?? Surely this is a common problem.
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