Dip-O-Meter

Dip-O-Meter update for April 9–time to give “buy on the dip” a rest for a few weeks

Dip-O-Meter update for April 9–time to give “buy on the dip” a rest for a few weeks

Looking at the recent performance numbers on the 20 stocks I’m tracking in my Dip-O-Meter as of the close on Friday April 9, I have to conclude that for most of these stocks it’s time to take a pause on any “buy on the dip” opportunities. What I’m seeing in this sample is a general weakening of the upward bounce on rally days from these stocks–and without a strong bounce on a good day there’s not much reason to buy on the dip.

Dip-O-Meter update for April 9–time to give “buy on the dip” a rest for a few weeks

Dip-O-Meter update for March 29–taking a very modest bite of buy on the dip with three picks

I’ve scrubbed through the 20 stocks in the Dip-O-Meter, with updated numbers as of the close on Friday, March 26, looking for the best three buy on the dip trades. (Why only three? Because I think the same volatility that has created these profit opportunities makes it hard to be certain of a trend and I don’t want to bet the farm with the current degree of uncertainty. My choices for trades that I’ll put on tomorrow in my Volatility Portfolio are SunRun (RUN), Teladoc (TDOC), and PayPal (PYPL). These are all going into my Volatility Portfolio

Special Report: Do you have a strategy for the really dangerous stage in this bear? Let me tell you mine–Part 1: The ups and downs of the Bear over the next 6-10 months; Part 2: The re-opening rally; Part 3: Is the re-opening rally over already?

Special Report: Do you have a strategy for the really dangerous stage in this bear? Let me tell you mine–Part 1: The ups and downs of the Bear over the next 6-10 months; Part 2: The re-opening rally; Part 3: Is the re-opening rally over already?

Part 1: The ups and downs of the Bear In digging into the historical record of Bear Markets--again--I've come to the conclusion that what you can say about a bear market with any hope of a degree of accuracy very much depends on your time scale. In the longest time...