Tag Archives: $SBUX

Why Discipline Matters

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Over the past few months we’ve had a few long trades that couldn’t maintain their momentum on the Twitter and/or StockTwits streams. As a result, we closed them quickly with small losses or gains. The rational for closing a trade that hadn’t deteriorated in price, but was losing momentum on social media is simple. The […]

End of Buy Signal for Starbucks

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The buy signal issued for Starbucks (SBUX) on 8/8/14 from Twitter momentum ended at the close on 8/15/14. SBUX just couldn’t get any momentum in price after the signal. In fact, during the week as the market rose the stock fell. This isn’t a good sign for any long swing trade. The signal resulted in a small […]

Buy Setup for Starbucks

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At the close on 8/8/14 a buy setup was signaled for Starbucks (SBUX) from Twitter momentum. The signal is generated by 7 Day momentum from the Twitter stream breaking above its down trend line after a positive divergence lasting three weeks. It comes as SBUX is bouncing from its 50 day moving average. The stock has consolidated […]