What is Momentum trading?

Discussion in 'Trading' started by TraDaToR, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. TraDaToR



    I have found on this forum that some interesting traders are trading "momentum"? What is that?

    I guess it's not related to the momentum indicator.

    Thanks a lot.
  2. its city talk for ''im trend tradin' y'all''
  3. Simply one of about a dozen defined aspects of an overall trading plan/strategy. The opposite of "fading" the markets. When in a short term rally, buying first, when in a down market, selling first.

  4. Arnie


    It's when you buy AFTER I buy.:D
  5. RhinoGG

    RhinoGG Guest

    that's fucking hilarious!
  6. TraDaToR



    Before asking on ET, i googled it and read one of those first links. After reading some stuff implying MACD signals, I decided that it was certainly not the "momentum" I was looking for. In fact it was...

    It's just some sort of trend trading, right?
  7. Div_Arb



    I just got a visual of Britney Spears in a margin call along with her other woes!

  8. Buy higher, sell higher which I never believed in is Momo trading to me.
    #10     Jan 10, 2008