The next-best choice was KRE, with higher volume with a chart that was maginally more bullish than ROST's. Also, Zacks gives KRE a bullish rating and is bearish near term on ROST.
See "Friday's Prospects" for the full list a potential trades that ROST was selected from.
My shorter-term trading rules can be read here. And the classic Turtle Trading rules on which my rules are based can be read here.
Tim Bovee, Private Trader tracks the analysis and trades of a private trader for his own accounts. Nothing in this blog constitutes a recommendation to buy or sell stocks, options or any other financial instrument. The only purpose of this blog is to provide education and entertainment.
No trader is ever 100 percent successful in his or her trades. Trading in the stock and option markets is risky and uncertain. Each trader must make trading decisions for his or her own account, and take responsibility for the consequences.