written by reader Dr. Richard Smith’s Tradestops

By redbark, November 10, 2015

Is there anyone who has got into Dr. Richard Smith’s Tradestops? Do you recommend it?

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I just joined Tradestops only to learn about SmartStops.net which seems to have a smarter trailing stop approach. So I joined them too. And when I went to cancel my $1500 subscription to Tradestops with their “30 day money back guarantee” , they are telling me they can’t! Seriously?! And that they can only issue me a credit to other services. I had to cancel my credit card to dispute this! Not good business. I checked with SmartStops and they say you can cancel at any time and do it online as well. And you’ll get a pro-rated refund if… Read More »


I bought Tradestops pro for a year starting in late 2018. I used it to identify and invest in several stock in their green zone. Unfortunately, most went red in the market drop at the end of 2018 and I didn’t know the program well enough to use it to set appropriate stops. It was helpful to teach me to use volatility to evaluate where to set stops. It recommends a 1VQ (Volatility Quotient) stop, but I prefer setting it tighter, especially for stocks with a gain. One good point they make is to reinvest in stocks with gains greater… Read More »