How Professional Traders and Investors Make Money in the Slow Summer Markets
Posted on July 20, 2018
The best investment managers are paid to identify high quality trades that are expected to produce a superior risk-adjusted payoff than the market. Despite the S&P 500 being basically unchanged this week, there have been some great trading opportunities to be had in single stocks. In fact, with my high conviction positions in Disney (DIS) and Boohoo Group (BOO) seeing gains, it has been one of my more profitable months so far.
The bottom line is that there is still money to be made, even in a supposedly ‘quiet’ and ‘expensive’ market. But of course, you need to know how and where to look. It has taken years for me to develop this ability, and like the best investors I know, I follow a process to help me to achieve this. The good news is that I don’t keep this all to myself!
Like Lex, I love sharing ideas with people who share my passion for the markets. Following our Company Analysis Checklist Process, I presented the bull case for Disney last month before the +15% rally, and featured Boohoo Group in this week’s Trading Club video. Both are available NOW at the Trading Club - if you’re not yet a member, what are you waiting for?
I also shared avideo dispelling some of the common trading myths that we often hear from people before learning with us. Drawing on what we teach in our Million Dollar Traders Course I shared my perspective on signals based trading systems and how to properly apply technical analysis and stop losses in your trading process. Check it out below:
And with that, its time to step away from the screen and start thinking about the weekend! I hope you enjoyed my musings this week, and encourage you to send me a message on twitter or email [email protected] if there is anything you would like me to feature in next week’s video, or you have any questions about joining us for the most authentic financial education out there!
See you soon,
James Helliwell | Chief Investment Strategist
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