Picture of Power: Price Momentum Map Syntax

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Trade what you see, not what you think. Train the Eye. Optimize the 'sweet spot' of price action.

'MAP SYNTAX', is a 'Performance Driven' Discretionary (vs. Black Box) proprietary research effort that focuses on finding the
best stocks the market has to offer. Using multiple time frames, 'MAP SYNTAX' is designed to identify the best candidates for
both long term price momentum investing and short term price 'thrusts' for swing trading. Optimize the 'Sweet Spot'.

All charts are strictly for educational purposes only. No investment decisions should be made based on the analysis here.
Momentum investing can lead to large losses. Very important to have a sound money management strategy.

Map Syntax & Stephen Stewart are not a registered investment adviser, investment advisory service, registered analyst,
or broker-dealer and does not advise specific advice on securities to anyone.


0000 ^^^ Map Syntax ^^^

In Map Syntax land, we care about VIOLENT price action and optimizing it. Thats it. Simple Simon

00/00 (Bias)

10/07: (Long Bias) XTLY, CANF
10/03: (Long Bias) CALM
09/20: (Long Bias) GOOGL

Price action goes into Map Syntax, answers come out. Listen to your MAPS.

When you master your craft (trading system) and can execute flawlessly - There is a price you pay - Work (trading) becomes boring.
However, the financial rewards become astronomical, just ask Tiger Woods or Roger Federer. ....And when you ask them how
they MASTERED THEIR 'CRAFT', they will tell you, it isnt the mechanics or system of their game that takes them to the top, but rather,
the six inches of space between their ears that they have learned to manage and master. Trading is no different. ~

0000 TSLA 2013 - Case Study - 'Model Analysis'

In my opinion, trading momentum is for the investor that wants to get paid right now. It is nothing more then participating in a trend. However,
momentum investing is 'NOT' a good 'risk/reward' trade. In fact it is risky because you are betting on other investors to keep buying in the face
of higher prices by chasing prices. We are trying to profit from investors' fear of 'MISSING THE MOVE'. However, you can manage this
risk well. How? Because you can always sell (if your wrong).

0001 XTLY - 7m Float [Computer Software]

0003 EARNINGS EVENTS: Cadence & Structure [Daily Chart]

Holding risk THRU earnings is always a lotto. Unless you like to gamble, it is best to take risk OFF before the market close the day of earnings.
However, PRE-E MARK-UP and POST-E DRIFT can be predictable and when risk can effectively be managed. RULES OF ENGAGEMENT. (10/3)
The chart above with annotations highlights these points.

AMZN: Feb 2015 Earnings POP was the beginning of a trend. The following 2 earnings events have played out the same. Big POP.
GOOGL: Will Alphabet, INC follow the template of AMZN? We will find out soon enough.

Pre Earnings MARK-UP Candidates for Q3 earnings season: GOOGL, AMZN, NFLX, PCLN, CMG, FB, TSLA, FIT, CYBR, SHOP, FSLR, ADPT.
Note: An understanding & proper use of option contracts (calls) are effective replacements for high priced stocks like GOOGL, AMZN, PCLN, CMG.

0004 GOOGL - IV & Earnings Ramp

Date ...........Qtr .........EPS........Cons......Surprise.....Revs...............Cons.
07/16/15 ...Q215......$6.99........$6.71......+$0.28........$17.7B.........$17.79B
10/15/15.....Est Earnings Date

Google target raised to $781 from $730 at Citigroup (622.36) 9/24
Google A target raised to $847 from $720 at JMP Securities 9/21
Goldman Sachs upgraded Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) from Neutral and added the stock to its Conviction Buy List.
Its price target was raised $800, suggesting potential return of 31%. 8/26

0005 RDUS

0005 SHOP

0006 CALM

0007 FIT .................. Sept 15th, 40% Short Interest

Date ...........Qtr .........EPS........Cons......Surprise.....Revs...............Cons.
08/05/15 ...Q215......$0.21........$0.08......+$0.13........$400.0M.........$319.45M

0008 CIRCLES OF STIMULUS - Market Timing & Price Optimization.

Two times a day, Wall street delivers THRUST, BUST or STALL.
Use those KEY DECISION TIMES to identify and time THRUST as well as pick an ideal time to book gains or cut losses.
[NOTE: This is not day trading.]

MONEY MGMT = Position Size, Timing the Entry, Cutting Losses & Booking Gains
- One of the traders most important tools is Money Mgmt
- The worlds best traders recognize it as their most important key to success - NOT THE TRADING SYSTEM

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