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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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Jimmie

I would be remiss if I didn’t mention Jimmie. You often heard him on line, boasting about his trades. Interestingly enough, he was not a boastful kind of guy, just a very proud retired U.S. Marine who found something that works incredibly well. Jimmie’s been to all...

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Sometimes a Little Arm Twisting…

I had a Zoom meeting a while back (aren't they all Zoom meetings now?) about my client, Benny's, life goals and trading aspirations. We talked extensively about the road map as to how to get there; after all, how can you know where you are going or if you arrive if...

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Doctor Peter

Peter was, what I would call a good acquaintance. We met in this business and I even met him once at a conference in Florida. A great guy, personable, intelligent, fun to hang out with… just one problem: he could not control his emotions in a trade to save his life....

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Ed on Edge

Here’s a guy who came to us from the real estate world. His job was to assist banks in their foreclosures in the northeast, back in the day. In particular, Ed had to evict residents. While he made lots of money doing this, the emotional stress of it all started taking...

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So, how did GameStop (GME) work out for you?

Unless you've been hibernating the last couple weeks, you would know that some folks on Reddit chatted about GameStop (GME), creating a buzz that sent this stock on a wild run. This lured in many young adults hoping for a big score, entering the market for the first...

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Kim’s Capers

Rare is it that I get involved with any of my students. This woman, however, drilled through me like a knife through butter, right from the get go. Kim contacted me… “Hugh, I heard about you. Can you help me?” “I hope so… what’s up Kim?” “Well, just so you know,...

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Trading in a Democratized Market

Unless you are living under a rock, you have likely heard about what has happened this week with companies like GameStop, AMC and Build-a-Bear. Even my mother, who is a nurse (bless her soul) with absolutely no interest in trading called me yesterday to ask if I would...

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