The way you express yourself successfully in markets

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I want to share with you an awesome video from Sherri Coale, Head Coach Women’s Basketball, that will make you a better trader.  But exactly how needs some context, so first a few comments. It is really hard to start as a discretionary trader these days. HFTs cut and stop you out of positions. The media has been warning of … Read More

How to Overcome Limitations of Common Options Trading Income Strategies

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Why Smart Options Traders Match the Strategy to the Conditions Are you frustrated with the lack luster returns and poor performance of most so called “income trades?” Directional and trend following traders tend to take repeated losses in sideways markets.  Most common strategies such as buying stock, covered calls, naked puts and bull verticals and collars do very poorly in … Read More

How to Successfully Trade Options Without Timing the Market

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How to Replace Your Obsession with Timing the Market You see the enemy every time you look in the mirror. Your greatest attribute is also your greatest weakness. The desire to be right. The 2014 market conditions has led the mass of traders to quiet moments of desperation. A funeral march to the proverbial trader’s grave. All inflicted with the … Read More