Author Archives: Venkat Pulakkad

About Venkat Pulakkad

Entrepreneur, management consultant, blogger & forecaster. Founder of Flourish Research Media that provides insights on markets, trading strategies & risk management. Currently an active trader with 20+ years of experience trading Forex, Stocks & Options. Areas of interest: Trend / Swing trading, Macro-tech analysis, building trading strategies, deploying Risk Management techniques, and helping / coaching traders to become successful traders. Twitter link:      

BABA – appears bullish medium term

Flourish Alerts – click here to view the 3 month performance BABA looks bullish for the medium term after hitting a low of 165 recently. The upward surge seems quite bullish and we may see the short term target of … Continue reading

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WTI Crude

OPEC delivers on its promise of planned output cuts along with Russia this time. However, US shale output has been picking up and the crude production in the U.S reached 9.68 mbpd recently and is almost on par with the … Continue reading

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Tesla – can it live up to its name?

Short term volatility is in full swing for this cult stock. Medium term is questionable especially with the delays in Model 3 deliveries. 285 is a critical support that bulls will need to defend. If not, medium term target = … Continue reading

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Performance of Flourish Alerts (Sep-Nov)

Flourish Alerts will be completing 3 months of service by Dec 15, 2017. The Alert service focuses on tech stocks, ETFs and 3x ETNs (Crude, NatGas, Gold Miners, Biotech). Here is an update on the performance as of November 30 … Continue reading

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Update on Gold (Nov)

After a month-long consolidation in the 1266-1286 zone, Gold saw a nice breakout last Friday. It now needs to stay above the 50 DMA (1290 currently) for the bulls to target 1310 and 1328 to begin with. My long term … Continue reading

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Gold Update / Oct 2017

What a fall for Gold! That was a drop of around $100 in a matter of 4 weeks, after touching a high of 1362 in Sep 2017.  The good thing is Gold has reversed its bearishness at 1263 which was … Continue reading

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Managing the Emotions of Trading- Webinar Video

Training Programs on Trading Strategies & Risk Management – click here Here is a video on “Managing the Emotions of Trading”. The webinar on Managing the Emotions of Trading was conducted twice in September. If you have any questions or … Continue reading

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