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Below you’ll find the posts at OptionSIZZLE from the Options Trading Articles category. I highly recommend you read each of them if you’re serious about taking your options trading to the next level.

Am I just Ripping People Off?

He’s not the first or last person to think or ask that. I received an interesting question from a reader a few days ago. I wanted to share it with you because you might relate to it: “Which is easier? Making money from trading or selling stuff to a novice like me?” As I said,…

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Wheel of Fortune Approach to Profitable Trading

Quick question. …. What do options trading and the game show “Wheel of Fortune” have in common? Can you guess? The answer is if you study the probabilities and predetermined outcomes of both it is possible to create predictable results. For example, Robert Santoli recently took home $76,000 from “Wheel of Fortune”. Later he revealed…

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Back Doored with Governmental Stupidity

You have to wonder what direction our country is heading in when you hear things like this… Because in an age when crime and terrorism are running rampant in America and we fear for our safety… we have a senator in Washington who wants to change the names of certain places that offend people. Now…

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Having the Balls to Trade Sensibly

So here’s an extreme example of what can happen if you upset your wife… Recently a 60-year-old woman from Florida demanded her husband sit on the sofa during an argument where she accused him of being unfaithful. She pulled out a gun and told him she wanted to maim him to give him post-traumatic stress…

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Cure for Shell Shock Investors and Traders

Likely you’ve had a large loss that may have either blew out your account or saw your life savings slashed more than half. For some, they become shell shocked after that experience. In no way am I comparing the trauma World War 1 soldiers endured to the loss of money in the financial markets. War…

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Crabs and Globalization

It’s a dirty word to almost everyone. … But most are wrong about globalization. The left sees the exploitation of the world’s poor. The right sees the exploitation of First World workers. The powers that be state their version of globalization involves political centralization and regulatory harmonization. There’s probably some former Ron Paul supporters who…

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Proof the “Best” Managers Can’t Always Deliver

Here’s the perfect example that illustrates why the playing field is even in the financial markets… You see, the big boys don’t necessarily have an unfair advantage. Take Donald Trump for example… 18 out of the 21 Wall Street funds he has invested in are down so far this year. And they have also underperformed…

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Trading Cowboys

I often hear story after story of people who’ve gotten burned in the markets. Some even get jaded and nasty. Losses can change a person and their future. That is why this is serious business; it’s no hobby. Sadly, people have taken their lives because they blew out their account or have been crippled mentally…

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FeelTheBurn?

Calm down Bernie supporters. … I’m talking about Theta burn AKA time decay with options. Here’s how it can work for or against you. For those that buy option premium betting on direction, this is like having a nail in your tire. Hopefully, you can get to your destination before the tire loses all its…

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Sage Advice on Taking 6,500 to 1.5m in 6 Trades

I saw this ridiculous post today from a day trading and options trading group on Facebook. The trader and fearless leader of this group has 4,313 subscribed and looking for guidance on how to trade their money. I’m not here to pick on anyone or call them out because that’s not what’s important to me.…

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