How do I remove a symbol from My Portfolio?

To remove a symbol from your Portfolio, first select the Portfolio you want to modify at top of page.  Thenscroll to the right of the page where you see an “x” icon.   (or if you’ve downloaded the mobile app you can do it there too). Mouse over it and it will tell you it will be removing the symbol. Once you click on it a pop box will also appear asking if you want to confirm deletion. So just click on Ok and it will...

Why is SmartStops better then its Competitors?

SmartStops is better then its competitors for the following reasons: SMART(R) ALGORITHMS –   Though we have Phd’s who’ve helped build and fine-tuned our optimization engine, we are led by ex-Wall Street veterans who have spent their careers in the industry.  Even Investor’s Business Daily (IBD) or investors.com is behind the times suggesting a 7-8% Trailing Stop.  Even VectorVest with it’s...

What is the best Trade Stop out there?

What is the best trade stop to use/  Well, SmartStops of course!  But we can brag, because indeed just compare us against competitors. And unlike our competitors we are transparent with our approach. So what makes us better?  SMART(R) ALGORITHMS –   Though we have Phd’s who’ve helped build and fine-tuned our optimization engine, we are led by ex-Wall Street veterans who have spent their careers in the industry.  Even...

What Percentage should I use to set a Trailing Stop?

When you are investing in the stock market, you are taking on risk.  That’s unavoidable.  The key to success though is just to properly control it.  Many people like trailing stops which trail the current price action and if “hit” , your order to sell is then executed.   The stop loss is a simple but effective way to  protect you when risk starts to elevate in the equity. It can protect your profits.   HOWEVER – using a...

Does Robinhood offer a Trailing Stop?

Robinhood offers a trailing stop approach supports the simplest approach one can take but definitely the least effective. Either you are going to set  a trailing stop percentage, which is a completely random value and “unintelligent”, or you are going to have set your own stop loss price and then the question becomes, what should that be and when should I change it?   With this “old-fashioned” approach, the percentage...