Trade Alert: Two New Trades

Today, the Stock Trader Alert system has kicked out a pair of trades as we head into what could be a potentially choppy week on Wall Street.

The markets are filled with anticipation ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee’s policy meeting, where the Fed is widely expected to raise rates.

Combined with recent highs across the board for stocks, the looming Fed rate decision has created a bit of anxiety in the markets, but this is exactly the type of emotional situation that the Stock Trader Alert system was designed to combat.

So, while the rest of the market is fighting off emotional trading pitfalls, we can sit back, relax and allow the Stock Trader Alert portfolio to do its job and outperform. (For more information on returns, see our backtesting data and the full portfolio history.)

Remember that to fully participate in this portfolio, you need to purchase all 10 stock positions and the ETF position.

The Stock Trader Alert Portfolio

If you’ve already established a position in the portfolio, here are your new trades:

We continue to hold 50% of our portfolio in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE Arca: SPY).

The remaining 50% of your portfolio should be divided evenly among the following 10 stocks:

After you make today’s new trades, please take a moment to send me an email letting me know how the trading process went. Were the directions easy to follow? Do you have any questions about the overall system?

You can contact me at I appreciate every bit of feedback you send my way.

Kind regards,

Ted Bauman
Editor, Stock Trader Alert