Production Line Trading – How it can work for you | Interview with Mr Phil Newton – MarketBeat & Kate Stalter

Mr Phil Newton – aka, yours truly – is interviewed by Kate Stalter on the MarketBeat Podcast. First published on March 21st 2022


  • Or search MarkerBeat on your fav. podcast player and look for Ep.14 March 21st 2022

This week, Kate sits down with stock trader Phil Newton, who outlines his swing-trading process using moving averages, and explains why he likes to keep his process simple. He also explains why he ignores news events, preferring to focus just on the charts.

  • Why Phil is agnostic to economic news, the Federal Reserve and fundamental factors, and focuses on technicals.
  • How Phil looks for certain levels on the charts
  • What moving averages Phil uses as his frame of reference
  • Why having opinions on the market could actually be detrimental to your trading
  • Why Phil believes news just speeds up what was already happening with a stock
  • What is Phil’s screening process? What characteristics is he looking for?
  • Why is a well-known liquid, large-cap stock not always a good fit for Phil’s strategy?
  • How Phil minimizes the stress time-consuming nature of trading
  • Why Phil works from a small basket of stocks in a watch list and is patiently waiting for a setup
  • Why Phil is bullish on the energy sector at the moment
  • How Phil uses moving averages and trend lines in a very specific way
  • Why Phil uses options instead of going long stock
  • Why using options rather than stops gives a trader more time for a thesis to play out
  • Why it’s important to keep your portfolio size limited
  • Why traders can masker the skill of options trading

Stocks mentioned in this episode:

  • LNG – Cheshire Energy
  • PEP – PepsiCo
  • HAL – Halliburton
  • PXD – Pioneer Natural Resources
  • AAPL – Apple

A full list of stocks that Phil follows can be found here

How to access Phil’s chart setups:

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