Fearless Investing With Options

A real book?

I received this email last night. It read: “I wanted to order your options book for $14.95, but then I saw it’s just a digital download and not a real book. Don’t you have a real book for $14.95?” (Eyebrow raised) … Is this guy serious? Does he know that Amazon Kindle does over 4…

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The One Thing You Must Know When Trading Options – Implied Volatility

The One Thing You Must Know When Trading Options – Implied Volatility

No … it’s not the option Greeks. As you probably know, options are not the same as stocks (no surprise there, hopefully!). When you buy a stock and it goes up … you profit. When you sell a stock short and it goes lower … you profit. Simple enough, right? However, options don’t act in…

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Who’s Kool-Aid you drinking?

Remember that NY Times article about how Amazon treats its workers? (If you didn’t, that means you’re not on my email list.) Well, the article only highlighted a few people that weren’t happy with how Amazon treated them. It could be the beginning of something more, but only time will tell. There are a lot…

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Unusual Options Activity

How To Find & Trade Unusual Options Activity

…It’s the crack of Wall Street. You probably know exactly what I’m talking about. The first time you hit it, you’ll remember that high for the rest of your life. After that, you’ll end up as a fiend chasing it and likely drawing your account down significantly several times. It’s never the same nor enough.…

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3 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Target-Date Funds

You don’t want to work for the rest of your life, do you? Let’s set the record straight… Target-Date Funds are going to kill your retirement. It’s a bold claim I’m making, but here’s why I believe it. If you’ve heard of them, then they might have been presented to you as a great choice.…

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How Much Do You Need To Make Money Trading Options

How Much Do You Need To Make Money Trading Options?

We all have questions… Depending on what you do… …There are always recurring questions people ask about your job, such as “What’s your job like?” and “Is your job stressful, if so, how do you deal with it? Of course, they’ll vary amongst professions … but the curiosity is there. Since I’m in the business…

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3 Reasons Why Most Fail Trading Options

3 Reasons Why Most Fail At Trading Options

Life’s not always fair… You can work your butt off, but that won’t always guarantee success. For instance, many people attend college, go thousands of dollars in debt … when they graduate, there’s no guarantee they’ll land their dream job … let alone a job. You still have to pay your dues and work your…

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Why Amazon & Sears Could Merge & How To Profit From It

I’m going to make a bold prediction… In fact, a few weeks ago, I mentioned it on social media. Initially it sparked some debate along with its fair share of controversy. Here it is… I believe that Sears Holdings is a takeover target for Amazon. Now, if you think I’m crazy or off base ……

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This Could Have More ROI Than Owning A

The #1 Investment That Will Likely Outperform The Stock Market

You know the routine…. The old song and dance when you meet new people at social gatherings. Some people make it seem like they are attending a funeral because they are not sure how to communicate without Facebook or texting. Those that you actually engage with, will ask the typical questions…like what do you do for a living…where…

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How Ordering Food Online Is Like Trading Options

The more options, the better, right? They say, “variety is the spice of life.” Last month, temperatures were below freezing, here in Chicago. There was no way I was going to step outside to get food. I was ordering in. Now, the great thing about being in the third largest city in the U.S., is…

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