Options Systems Portfolio

  Our weekly workshop with options desk trader, Andrew Falde, has the purpose of teaching you how to find reliable trading edges and create practical trading plans that can be implemented in the real world. Andrew has been developing systematic options and swing trading strategies and sharing them with the SMB community for over 5 years. He earned a seat … Read More

Should You Trade the First 30 Minutes?

Some traders say that trading the open provides some of the best opportunities each day. Others are of the opinion that “the first 30 minutes is for fools — fools that want to be separated from their money.” So which is it? More importantly, which is it FOR YOU? All this noise about “the open” can breed confusion and fear. … Read More

Shorting A Garbage Stock

The market has been on a tear in 2017. On the rare occasion the market has a 1 or 2 percent pull back people are tripping over each other to buy! This environment leads to large runups in what I call “junk stocks”. They are low priced stocks, under $5, that have very small floats. The are easily manipulated because … Read More

The Earnings Fade

Each morning before the market opens we review stocks that have fresh news catalysts. We call these stocks “In Play”. When a stock has what appears to be a positive catalyst and yet is trading lower in the pre-market we take notice. Sometimes a stock with a positive catalyst will be trading lower because it has recently run up prior … Read More