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earnings trading

Earnings season is right around the corner! One of the best times of the year to be a momentum trader. Every day there are dozens of stocks gapping up and down in response to quarterly earnings reports. Earnings trading can exponentially grow your trading account in a short period of time if done correctly.

This catalyst will often ignite huge moves in stocks and bring in high relative volume as large investors and traders look to enter and exit their positions in response to the earnings reports. Here are 7 videos that will teach how to capitalize on earnings plays:

Picking The Right Earnings Gappers

One of the first steps to capitalizing on earnings plays is finding the best ones to trade. Every day there are dozens of stocks gapping up and down, and 90%+ of them are not worth trading. You need to know which stocks are worth trading, and which ones to avoid. Here is how I filter and find earnings plays to trade:

How to Trade the Open During Earnings Season

Most of the action during earnings season happens in the first 30 minutes- 1 hour. You need to know how to trade during the market open  (9:30 EST) in order to capitalize on these plays. Here are some tips for trading the market open during earnings season:

Earnings Breakdowns

We talked a little bit about an earnings breakdown play in the video above. Shorting earnings breakdowns is my favorite setup during earnings season. Here is another example of an earnings breakdown play I took in $X last year:

Earnings Breakouts

If shorting isn’t for you, there are always plenty of earnings breakouts to play during earnings season. as well Here is an example of an earnings breakout and how I trade them:

VWAP Setup

If you missed the initial move in an earnings play, the VWAP pullback play is the perfect setup to get you a low-risk entry after the stock has made a big move up or down. Here are some tips for trading the VWAP pullback play on earnings plays:

Combating FOMO

With so many stocks moving during earnings season, it is easy to get FOMO and make some reckless trading decisions because you missed on a big mover. Here are some tips to combat FOMO so you don’t make reckless trading decisions during earnings season:

Full Webinar On Earnings Trading

If you got a couple of hours on your hands, we recently did a full webinar on how to trade during earnings season. Check out the webinar below:

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About Kunal Desai

Kunal Desai is the Founder and Lead Instructor at Bulls on Wall Street. Since 2008, Kunal has helped thousands of traders reach their trading goals through his unique live trading courses. Kunal is a day trader by day and industry leading instructor by night.

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