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Being an Active Investor is Essential More Than Ever

This past Friday, Nicole and I were at a friends surprise birthday party. While at the party, I got to talking to a couple who are about to married in a few months. They are about the same age as Nicole and I and live in the building next to us. Later in the evening…

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How to Invest in the Pokemon Go Craze

That was a question I received from a media outlet today for a piece they were writing. The writer asked if I had any recommendation on Nintendo, Google, Apple or the video game ETF, GAMR? In the old days, I would have likely pimped myself and forced a recommendation so I could be quoted because…

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Trading Earnings Will Lose You Money

Earnings season is upon us, and usually, I receive several questions asking the best approach to using options to trade underlyings. Is it better to buy or to sell options? My answer is neither. There’s no edge with trading earnings. It’s taken a lot of experience and research for me to learn that. 75% of…

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Our 10-Step Options Trading Checklist Used Before Placing Trades

You’ve lost money … … I’ve lost money… However, the trick is … to make more than you lose … right? It requires you have a system that works. Of course, there is a lot noise out there … coupled with uncertainty, all of which, causes investors to not to trust their instincts and gut…

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How To Trade Weekly Options With These 9 Strategies

I am really excited to show you how weekly options can enhance your overall trading, which may add another valuable tool in your trading arsenal. I’ll be walking you through the basics of weekly options. Once you understand the basics, I’ll show you the best strategies for using weekly options, backed by real trade case…

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The Savings Account Replacement

Yesterday, right after the market closed. I headed over to a JP Morgan bank branch near my home to speak with one of the private client reps named Jackie. I was looking at opening a new business credit card to diversify the lines of credit we currently have. She asked how they could earn more…

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Are You a Mammal or Fish with Your Investing?

I was watching an episode two nights ago talking about if Great White sharks are trying to hunt dolphins. If you’re not sure why it’s Shark Week on the Discovery Channel this week. 🙂 Researchers wanted to understand how; since dolphins are faster than most sharks except for the Mako, who can swim upwards to…

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How to Make Options Trading a Non-Zero–Sum Game

This morning I was looking over positions after this recent market move. Nobody would have predicted this, and if they did, it was a lucky guess. That’s how the markets work; they are random. However, I was glad that I managed the winners I had days before because they would have become losers today. I…

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I’m Thinking About Buying a Call on Gold?

That was a question Ronnie wrote me over the weekend. He thinks that Gold ETF (GLD) will run higher into the end of the July. That’s great, but who knows. The reason why I am telling you this is so you avoid this very costly mistake most make with trading options. Not only do sell…

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Guru’s Who Tell You to Walk on Hot Coals

Yesterday, I found myself into a little debate related to Tony Robbins. If you’re not sure who he is, he’s a well-known motivational speaker. I read that over 30 people were burned at one of his seminars in Texas after walking on hot coals, which he calls a “fire walk” for one of his motivational…

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