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RealMoney's Dan Fitzpatrick offers his advice and insights on a range of trading topics.
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Updated from Feb. 11

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responded to a batch of questions posed by members of the Stockpickr community.

Here are a few of those questions and Fitzpatrick's answers.

I'm getting interested into natural gas again. I like Southwestern Energy (the company) better than Chesapeake Energy , but I like CHK's chart. Thoughts?


I like CHK better (for the same reason you like it -- chart). Also, CHK offers a small dividend. SWN doesn't.

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Update: In Thursday morning trading, shares of Chesapeake Energy were recently trading at $17.46 (up 7.5% year-to-date).

Do you use adaptive moving averages? If so, in what way?


I just use a 20-period simple moving average.

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Do you follow any of the time cycles? If so, in what way does it color your analysis? And if not, what about it doesn't work for you?


I never follow that stuff. The only "cycle" I look at (other than the "3 Day Rule" that I talk about on is the 16-year cycle that is apparent in a long term chart of the


30. 16 years up...16 years sideways...16 years up.

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