This is where Hugh periodically posts his take on the market, stocks and his own views on events.

Check this section frequently… you never know what will be posted.

Dividends Affect Options

SPY is the world's largest Exchange Traded Fund with $240 billion in assets under management. Stockholders as of the ex-dividend date are eligible for the dividend. Interested in receiving this windfall? Make sure you buy the stock by the day prior. These dates are...

read more

Too Broke to Learn?

There is always a reason to not do something, especially when it requires a sacrifice. Learning to trade is no different. Consider the cost of ignorance if you don't get training. One trade can wipe out your account. Why risk it? Today, not having money to learn to...

read more

Perils of Study Groups

Every so often, someone suggests we form a study group or Facebook page whereby students interact with each other. The only problem is, they sound good in theory but they don't work. Many of us have been in these in the past and perhaps you share the same...

read more

What Makes Hugh Qualified?

Good question, one I get every now and then...glad to be able to answer it. An 'expert' is generally someone who knows more than the person asking. I may not know how to play the guitar but if I see someone else playing it, to me, they are the expert, even though they...

read more

Don’t Piss Off Your Friends

Yup, it happens. You suddenly start making some serious money on the market, spend accordingly and your friends vanish. Don't think it will happen to you? Don't be so sure. Your friends love you but it's human nature to associate with people of like minds, like values...

read more

Why Isn’t Everyone Trading?

Of your own circle of friends and acquaintances, how many do you know invest themselves vis a vis handing their hard earned money off to a financial guru? If you're like most people I know, most would rather, incredibly so, let someone else be responsible for dictate...

read more

Why We Post Only 30 Days’ Results

I am sometimes asked this question from prospects looking for more data on our results. Presumably, they're looking to use our services but need more information. The reason we use a 30 day rotating Recent Results (Pick of the Day and Launch Pad) is because we...

read more

Imagine How Much You Can Know If…

... if you undertake just one new project every year! A gentleman I spoke with recently, Stan, talked about something he had started in his '20's. He explained that his schooling was just the start of his education and after earning his degree, he returned to school...

read more

‘Sell in May and Go Away’ Does Not Apply to Us

One of the most famous phrases in the trading world is 'sell in May and go away.' This may be true for stocks as seasonal adjustments kick in and the summer has a repressive tendency on the markets, often bringing prices down. Not good for your stock portfolio; hence...

read more

You Think Our Training is Expensive?

I take this opportunity to shed some light on a subject that comes up from time to time. Ok, if the truth be known, I get several  enquiries a day asking why training is, in their view, so expensive. They even ask "Hugh, if you're making money trading, why don't you...

read more

Why Black Boxes Do Not Work… Except Ours

Black box trading is essentially a computer program designed to trigger buy and sell signals on investment instruments. There are strong arguments that black box trading is here to stay - and they are likely correct in that assumption - but the trouble is, they don't...

read more

How to trade SPY options

Most people find day trading SPY options to be refreshingly different. Many of my students come from a complex background, trading butterflies, straddles, strangles, married puts, covered calls, condors and other spreads. Some come from the formal investment world...

read more

Why Our Trading Rooms Work

A bold statement, for sure, but it's true. Most trading rooms do not work for many reasons. I've been involved in others' trading rooms some years ago, as I'm sure many of you have. One common deficiency is the lack of proper leadership.The moderator should be...

read more

It’s about Lifestyle

Consider options trading a hobby and it will pay you as such. Treat it as the business that it is, and it will reward you accordingly. As you can imagine, my business of both trading and teaching people to trade consumes much of my time... no complaints, I love every...

read more

Pssst… want a peek inside Hugh’s Trading Room?

'Informative, inspiring, entertaining, engaging'... just some of the words I heard from participants used to describe my Trading Room. This one's different from anything you've seen before. We don't waste time; if there's nothing happening, we wrap it up. Our sessions...

read more

The Trump Effect

Markets have been bullish since the presidential election, mostly due to the positive energy President-elect Trump brings to the American people. For the first time in eight years, we see hope, not just empty words but the new Administration is already working hard to...

read more

Training is a Process

I am so often confronted with people looking for that magic bullet, that secret sauce that will transform them from neophytes, novices, nothings.... into master traders to conquer the world. They want a short term fix, an e-book or a SnapChat® video of how to do it....

read more

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,...

read more
Password Reset
Please enter your e-mail address. You will receive a new password via e-mail.