I trade off of support, breakout patterns, catalysts, and momentum. I will either scalp, scale in intra-day, or will build a position for days anticipating a big move. Love volume. Love under $20 stocks.
In a December 1997 issue of Barron's, a Merrill Lynch poll found that the top strategy among 122 institutions surveyed was to buy stocks of companies that exceed earnings expectations and sell the companies that fall short.
Mohammed Isah is a technical strategist and head of research at FXTechstrategy.com, a technical-research web site. He has been trading and analyzing the foreign exchange market for the past seven years.