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Why I Avoid Earnings Trades

Four times a year, companies are required to release their quarterly earnings reports. This financial information includes their balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement and other important details of their financial health. Usually, a conference call...

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The Trouble with ‘Free’

October, 2020   Who doesn't like something for free? We sometimes get requests for free trials. "If I like it, Hugh, I'll subscribe.", they write. Except one thing: we do not give free trials. Here's why: a) If I give you a free trial, you will not respect and...

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Hugh’s Ultimate Strategy: Scalping

September, 2020   There are never any guarantees in this business; you all know that. But, this is a very high probability win strategy that is not only profitable but a lot of fun. In fact, it may be particularly attractive to those who love to trade... in and...

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Why SPY Does Not Care About the Economy

The market is on a tear and the economy is in the dumps. So why do so many people believe the market has decoupled from reality? The economy is bleak, local, personal and not publicly traded, for the most part. One wonders how this is not reflected in the major...

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Is the Market Running Too Hot?

It behooves the investor to wonder how, amid a global pandemic, racial strife and political upheaval, that SPY can rally to pre-COVID levels. It's down right illogical how many companies are filing for bankruptcy protection, yet the stock market continues on higher....

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This Danger to the Economy Yet to be Discovered

No one talks about it because no one even thought about it, in my humble opinion. This blog doesn't refer to options trading directly but discusses a very important danger that lurks beneath the sea of entrepreneurship. That danger is the untold lost opportunities due...

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Guide to Selecting a Mentor

You have an obligation to yourself to do your due diligence in selecting your trading mentor. Just as you would scrutinize the services of an accountant to defend you against the IRS or ensure a lawyer is in your court, you need to feel comfortable with the person...

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Learn to Trade in 30 Days

So, you're stuck at home. We all are. Time will pass by anyway. How much Netflix can you binge on? You might as well do something productive... like learn to trade SPY options. Even if you have no intentions of trading, you may later, or you may extend your knowledge...

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Now More Than Ever… Learn to Trade!

Never has there been a better time to learn to trade than now. Really. Work from home. Recent data shows that only 29% of employees could work from home, not good considering the contagiousness or coronavirus. Any idea how many people would love to be in your shoes,...

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Technical Issues: Subscribers need to read this

People love to blame us when things go wrong. Truth be known, it's not always our fault, hard to believe, I know.   lol   Problem: Not getting emails you think you should Solution: Check your spam, junk, promotions and other mailboxes before contacting us. Often...

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Black Box Blues

I often get requests for simply providing an option to trade; hence we have our Pick of the Day. It works well and we are very proud of its success. And this pick is also provided by a human who manually analyzes the market and selects a particular option to trade on...

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