I knocked out a couple quick trades today. $AKAM had spiked down on Earnings news a few days ago. I was waiting for a bounce and the setup materialized today. I bought at $35.77 and sold at $36.48. It was a few hours trade. When it works, it just works.. Lesson "Go with the Flow, Don't fight momentum"
I also tried $MLNX again. It has lots of shorts, but after buying at $52.35, it began to drop to around $52.00. I didn't feel good about it and the 5-day chart looked to be down trending, so when it spike back up, I sold at $52.48 Good thing I did sell, it ended the day at $51.88, but I still made a small profit of $45! Lesson: When a trade doesn't work out as plan, cut your losses and try to minimize losses as much as possible.
Decided to make an option play. Sold some 17.50 puts on $SCTY. Its a solar play and hoping that the stock stays above $17.50 for the week. It has broken out of a range and looks to have some solid support. If it breaks below my strike, then I will have to buy at $17.50, but since I got .45 for the puts that would make my buy-in just 17.05.