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Amber Alert

Her name really was Amber. This woman came from the health sciences field and found us many years ago. She took the training and actually was doing very well. She was a member of the Inner Circle and submitted reports from time to time as to her impressive numbers. I...

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Humbled Hugh

Yup, this one’s about me! It was January, 2017 when someone in the Trading Room suggested we run with the Trading Plan, which is a spreadsheet based program designed to take $1,000 to $100,000 within one year. It’s a rather simple, ‘one trade a day’ approach, an...

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Gotta Love Larry

I can’t tell you how many email exchanges we had but I am convinced that we traders are our own worst enemies, without a doubt! Some traders consistently make money. Every day. Several times a day. In, profit, out. In, profit, out. Other traders seem so troubled...

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Sequence of a Trade

Asked the other day how/why I get into a SPY options position, I replied just how easy it is, especially after you gain the experience. Step 1: Check your personal situation... are you well rested, free of medications and 100% in the space? Step 2: Check the news......

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“… fasten your seat belts.”

Those were the last words in my 9 am, ET Inner Circle Morning Market Outlook this morning (April 14, 2021). Then SPY spiked to a record high of just under 414, only to tank late afternoon losing several points. The worst of it may not be over, although we may see a...

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Not Quite Even Steven

You can’t make this stuff up! Several email exchanges back and forth and I was assured Steven was dead serious. He sincerely thanked me because he lost only $25k. Truth be told, Steven was a busy businessman but he took the course, learned the material well and...

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Welcome new, young traders!

It's always good to see young, fresh blood enter the markets; very comforting knowing that you are learning how to create wealth on your own without relying on a pay check from an employer. This is especially true these days of COVID-19 when employers themselves don't...

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Trucker Rick

Rick is one of those guys, you know, luck just follows him wherever he ventures. Happy go lucky, boisterous, always lands on his feet. He’d heard something about this ‘options thing’, as he so affectionately calls it. He contacted me and we did some training. He used...

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Jerry

Jerry was doing quite well as a trader. Only taking positions on SPY, he was quite comfortable with his entries, exits, usually profiting handsomely. He took home some nice toys, had a great family life and thoroughly enjoyed every day as the envy of all who knew him....

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Marvin

Every now and then, I receive an email like this: "Hi Hugh, I would like to chat with you for a few minutes about an urgent situation ASAP." Marvin was interested in learning to trade with us and almost signed up for some training. We talked several times and he was...

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Anthony & Friends

Anthony was one of these people who kept poking at our programs, always looking to get the freebies. His strategy was to try to piece it together, little by little. The problem was, that strategy doesn’t really work. Having a little information is worse than having...

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