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Hugh Grossman’s Top 10 Reasons to Trade

10. Anyone Can Do It You don't need a degree in Finance or have a Wall Street career to learn to trade stocks. In fact, you don't even need to know everything there is to know about the markets. If the last thing you traded was baseball cards as a kid, you could still...

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Redundant Systems

We take it for granted, that everything will work. Fact is, despite living in a great area in the world, technological interruptions can and do happen. Think of the millions of things that need to function… electronic components, chips, radio transmissions,...

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Taking Tips

Well meaning friends and advisories often send out specific picks as to what to trade and when. There are inherent dangers in such programs, despite everyone's best efforts. First, even if posted on Twitter, your mentor makes the trade, sends you the details and your...

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Why Training is Essential for Day Trading Stock Options

I often hear traders tell me they know how to trade options, when in fact, they have only traded equities. That's like saying you can commandeer a Ferrari because you know how to drive a Volkswagen. Nothing could be further from the truth. Stock trading is easy; just...

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SPY vs SPX

Understanding the differences may give an insight as to why we trade what we trade.   SPY has more volume but SPX has the value.   SPY is the SPDR S&P 500 exchange-traded fund (ETF), the most widely traded stock on the equity option exchanges. In normal times,...

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Top 10 Common Trading Mistakes

In my years of trading, I've come across many mistakes that will make you kick yourself, to say the least. We all make them. Some of us, all the time. It took years to acknowledge what lost me a great deal of money and, in turn, overcome these challenges. So I have...

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5 Habits of Highly Profitable Technical Traders

When we were younger, our parents taught us to make our beds in the morning. In school, our professors taught us to do our readings. Aristotle once said, “Good habits formed at youth make all the difference,” but as we grow older it seems we have less and less people...

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Working for a Bad Boss?

Ever wonder how some people become bosses? Most of us have worked for, you know, what we may consider a high functioning sociopath. Some are so clued out, it's not even funny. One boss even asked an underling "Do they have Facebook in Toledo?" How these incompetents...

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High Performance Training Course

We recently revamped our intense training programs to better suit everyone involved. We made them shorter in length at only an hour long. We spread them out over a few days. We made them more accessible and affordable. We are even providing them more frequently,...

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Morality of Trading

It is incumbent upon the trader to understand the reality and truth in relations to the financial markets. While hard work, objective study and historical observation purport to be the best methods, how economies function and move civilizations through recessions and...

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Seriously Supercharge Your Success

The first of the year 2010 brought a newfound optimism to the membership in the form of the $100,000 Challenge. I put the group to the test… to turn $1,000 into $100,000 during the year using my methodology. Proudly, some people are far exceeding their expectations....

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The Fear of Day Trading

We've all been there. We make a couple of good trades and make profits. We get cocky… nothing can stop us now right? And BOOM! We lose it all in one trade. Instead of getting back on that horse, when we try to enter a new trade, fear overwhelms us and we're reluctant....

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