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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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Ten years in the Trading Room

What a hoot! We record every one of our sessions for legal purposes so we decided to go back to our first Trading Room session back in the fall of 2010. I couldn't believe we sounded like that, so 'green', lol Much has changed since those early days but some things...

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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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