The Rude Awakening Recent Articles

Ignore the Crash Callers and Buy This ETF

Greg Guenthner

Look, we're not contrarian just for the sake of being contrarian. Only idiots are. And yes, the market will eventually drop. But the charts will tell us when it's time to sell. And right now, they're screaming "BUY". There's simply no other way to put it.


The Deadly Mistake Even Experienced Traders Make…

Greg Guenthner

Even though the signs of the crash were obvious in hindsight, hardly anyone sold in early 2008. Why? Because traders were "flying" in clear skies. They didn't believe their instruments, which were flashing bright warning signs of bad weather ahead. And many crashed as a result...


Two Things You Must Know Before You Make Your Next Trade

Greg Guenthner

If you're able to find trades like this example on a consistent basis, you'll be well on your way to building a market-busting portfolio over time. But in reality, much smaller gains are all you need. It's all about small gains adding up to big profits--and avoiding big losses.


These Stocks Are Steamrolling Everything in their Path…

Greg Guenthner

Today you’re hopping on a good ole fashioned steamroller for an honest day’s pay. Your job is to turn every underperforming industry and market sector into pancakes. So grab your lunch pail, put on a hard hat and get ready to roll, my man. It’s time to flatten financials…utilities…and industrial stocks. They’re dragging down the S&P 500 - and maybe your portfolio, too. What’s left will be a few indestructible diamonds screaming “buy me!”


Can You Draw a Line? Then You Can Avoid the Next Crash…

Greg Guenthner

None of the corrections we’ve experienced along the way to new highs have been “the big one” everyone’s warning you about. Sure, some of the dips may have left your heart in your stomach. But at the end of the day, the market’s bounced back. Every time. And the healthy pullbacks to support levels have been terrific buying opportunities.