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How To Use The RightLine Report

The RightLine Report is designed to accommodate a relatively wide range of trading styles. From short-term traders to longer-term investors, active market players will find each issue a valuable resource. To make it simple to use, the Report is divided into easy-to-understand sections:

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EDITOR'S NOTES - Here you will find strategic insight to help improve your trading skills. Thoughtful and perceptive commentary for both your money and your mind.

QUICK LIST - The Quick List gives fast access to trade details for each stock in the RightLine Report. This valuable reference tool includes specific Entry & Exit information to help you create your trading plan. Click here for a tutorial on "How To Use The RightLine Quick List."

MARKET SUMMARY - This is the daily market data - the numbers for the day and the week. Here you find the latest closing prices for the Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P 500. In addition, we include important Market Breadth Indicators and brief review of the latest finiancial news headlines plus a quick summary of the latest Economic Reports.

TRADER'S TIPS - Trader's Tips provide bite-size pieces of education, experience, and know-how that will improve your trading and investing skills. They cover a wide range of subjects, and reflect the insights and strategies from some of the best traders in the business.

THE TECHNICAL ANALYST - This section includes a full color daily chart of the S&P 500 Index, complete with a technician's notes. The Tech Analyst Section is a good place to quickly locate Support and Resistance levels for the major market indices and quickly identify Daily and Weekly market trends. Weekly Pivot Points are listed along with significant Moving Averages ... a great trading resource!

MARKET CALENDAR - The Calendar area gives you a quick glimpse of coming events that have the potential to move the overall market or stocks in a particular sector. Earnings and economic reports, Federal Reserve meetings, industry conferences, and other significant events are included in the Market Calendar.

STOCKS COVERED IN THIS ISSUE - This section gives you detailed information about stocks featured in the Quick List. You are told why each selection provides above-average profit potential and how to trade it. This is where you learn to make a profit in real-time. Trade setups are provided for both buyers AND short sellers. Market noise is eliminated ... only the most important trade essentials are given for each stock.

~ The following specifics are included in the Stocks Covered section:

1. Company Name, Ticker Symbol, Industry & Sector, and Closing Price.

2. Entry Price Level - This is the recommended price for traders to take either a long or short position in a security. Fast-changing market conditions often result in more than one possible Entry for each stock.

3. Stop Recommendations - This includes initial stops as well as how to manage trailing stops pending future market action. For more information on "Stops" CLICK HERE.

4. Beta - This indicator measures a stock's volatility. Many traders prefer high-beta stocks because they provide maximum price movement in the shortest time possible. Just remember that "the higher the beta, the greater the risk." Click here for more information on beta.

5. Market-Cap - This is also known as "Market Capitalization," the total dollar market value of all of a company's outstanding shares. You calculate Market-Cap by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. This figure is used to determine a company's size, rather than sales or total asset figures. .

6. Earnings Report Date - The date of a company's Earnings Announcement is important ... if the Earnings Report doesn't meet the expectations of shareholders, the stock price may be negatively impacted.

7. Optionable or Not Optionable - This term indicates whether or not the stock has Options available for trading.

UPCOMING SPLITS - In this area we look at stocks that are about to split or have recently split. Trading stock splits can be very profitable, with research showing that splitting stocks outperform the markets. The investing public remains generally unaware of the profitable dynamics behind the stock split phenomenon and how to effectively trade the associated events. For more information Click Here.

TRADER'S CORNER - In the Weekend Issue of the RightLine Report, you'll find articles featuring specific tools, indicators, trading strategies or other useful information to help you increase market awareness and develpe new trading skills. Topics cover the whole gamut of trading and investment subjects. If there's something you'd like to see, feel free to drop us a line at feed-back@rightline.net.


NOTE: Before entering any recommended positions, always use the Risk Control System to determine the level of acceptable risk and the maximum number of shares to buy.

Before entering positions that have gapped through recommended entry levels, always use Gap Adjusted Entries to reset the entry level.