The Bible of Trend Following

How Many Stocks Should I Follow When Trend Following

First of all everyone has an opinion however I am of the school less is more. I look to follow the strongest stocks both technically and fundamentally when the market is healthy. I have a short manageable watch list built into metastock.

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There is a Best Time to Buy Stocks- After a Stock Market Correction

Yes one can time the market. Yes there is an optimal time to buy stocks. No, there is no way to avoid losses. Yes you must try to keep losses small. Yes anything can happen in the stock market. Yes you must study and learn from your mistakes. Yes you will make them. Yes you need a trading plan…

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Exiting Stock Positions When Stock Market Indicator Goes Negative


First off, I’m a regular reader, and I’d like to say thanks for all of the content that you put out. It’s really helped me to get my head in the game in terms of trend following.

I have a quick question that I think might be helpful for your readers to hear the answer to. Obviously, I’m not asking for specific advice, but more of a general sense of your approach: when your particular existing positions are still trending your way, but your indicator now deems the market as unhealthy, what’s your move? Do you just not take new positions, or do you (either slowly or quickly) close out your existing positions even though they’re still winning?

Thanks for your work,

I had this question posed to me this morning and is a great question. First of all the indicator I use to determine where we are in the market is not perfect and there will be whip saw trades. However and a big however, when the market does get into a bear market it stands the distinct possibility to keep you on the right side of the market. More so I invite you to tweak the indicator parameters to fit your own personal risk and personality.

Answering the question, I try to be a very prudent trader. I have seen the destruction a bear market can do to ones personality and financial resources. I tighten up my stops and do not take new positions when I have a clustering of 4 distribution days and if the Andrew Abraham Buy indicator goes negative I trail my positions if I am still in them with a tighter stop.

I invite you to watch my recent Metastock webinar in which I discussed this.

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How I trade Palo Alto Stock $PANW Trend Following

In general I want to trade the strongest stocks when the market is deemed healthy via my trading algorithms in Metastock. Alot of this is common sense as per Peter Lynch. There have been data breaches in many companies. Palo Alto offers a solution to protect against this….
Watch this short video solely for educational purposes on how I traded Palo Alto from a trend following perspective.

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Avoiding the Next Bear Market Metastock Trading Presentation with Andrew Abraham

I welcome you to watch this metastock trading presentation regarding when to be in the stock market. I offer a free book The Bible of Compounding Money as well as the trading algorithms I use when investing in the stock market.

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Trading Stocks using the 50 Day Exponential Moving Average- Trend following

Trend following is just that…follow the trend. If you are long one of the strongest suggestions I can make is trade long when above at least the 50 day exponential moving average. Watch this short video in order to enhance your trend following skills…

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How to Handle Winning Stocks Like Alibaba and Lannent $BABA $LCI Trend Following

Trading High growth stocks is really not that easy, especially when you have a stock that takes off. When stocks increase more than 20% in less than 3 weeks you might be onto a very big winner, but it is not easy. Watch this video and learn that you must have an exact trading plan. If you need help with your personal trading plan, let me know…Trend following is one approach to assist you in your trading goal.

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Can You Avoid the Next Bear Market? Metastock Webinar with Andrew Abraham

There are people who say you can not time the market. There are some that say just buy and hold. In this free webinar with Metastock Andrew Abraham will show you tools that will keep you on the right side of the stock market.


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The Holy Grail of Trading & Trend Following – Taking Losses quickly $QQQ $LNKD

The Holy grail of trend following and trading is taking losses quickly. I know people who kept on buying Worldcom and Enron. Buying lower lows is the surest way to go bankrupt. Watch this video to learn how to take your losses quickly…

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Great Web site on Trend Following!!!

I received this compliment…

I’ve just recently started looking at your blog and your postings are most helpful indeed. What I found outstanding in your approach to trend following is the “trader psychology” advice that is so important here and now. Thank you you Sir.


I am very glad I can help those in their pursuit of trend following..

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