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What if you only traded one stock option

Most stock traders trade a variety of stocks – banking on profiting those that skyrocket. This is how I started my trading career. I knew little about stocks, only from what I learned through my finance classes in university. Upon watching a football game, a thought...

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How Hugh got into Stock Option Trading

Hugh’s life lessons in his pre-trading career Good afternoon traders! Like many, I started my life over at 55 years old. I owned an establishment that was dwindling and I was a single father of two. My life was spiralling down rapidly and not only did I need to...

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Dealing with Greed in the Stock Market

The market is said to be driven by two emotions: Fear and greed. We all want to get rich quick, but these “strategies” are often costly and have detrimental effects on an investor. The Internet boom in the late 1990’s is a great example of the influence of greed in...

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The Winning Attitude of a Stock Trader

People often wonder how some make it big on the stock market. The stock market is often compared to gambling, so success boils down to sheer luck right? Wrong. Being successful on the market nothing to do with luck and everything to do with analyzing the information...

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A day in the life of a day trader

When I was younger, my class had the opportunity to join one of our parents at their workplace for “take your kid to work day." Of course, many of us were excited to get the day off of school and do something different. I remember being timid, sitting in the corner of...

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Day trading doesn’t have to be a full time job

When people ask what I do for a living and I answer stock option trader on the NYSE, I get two reactions: envy and worry. They’re envious of the prestigious and risky lifestyle it leads. Many people dream of being risky, but don’t have the courage to live it. Then,...

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Market Update – March 22, 2019

Monday began a tumultuous week of big news and bigger moves. Being one of the tamer days, SPY rose on Monday as a result of modest gains from the banking and retail sectors, as well as renewed optimism in the US-China trade negotiations. On Tuesday, SPY struggled to...

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PayPal Inc. Chooses DayTradeSPY

This was first released in 2018 but is worthy of a repeat post. When I consider the odds, the naysayer 'experts' who say is 'can't be done', yet we're doing it along with many others... just read their accolades. It behooves the reader to do their own independent...

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Market Update – March 15, 2019

The week began with a sense of determination – after a few difficult days battling a pessimistic market, investors were keen to add confidence to their positions. Soon after the opening bell on Monday, the bulls were let out of their cages, sending SPY climbing by...

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If I Could Only Afford One eBook…

Then I would say, "Hold onto your money." I often get the question, "Which e-book or video would you recommend if I could only buy one?" Truth is, all our products and services are best absorbed together as part of the whole training program. Like the cogs of a wheel,...

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Market Update – Mar. 4-8, 2019

A tumultuous week in the markets began early on Monday as optimism eroded soon after the opening bell. Losses were seen among the tech, healthcare and financial sectors and investors were concerned about the lack of detail of a possible trade deal with China. A five...

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Market Update – Mar. 1, 2019

SPY began the week just below 281 after a strong run upward in the pre-market trading on news of progress from the US-China trade negotiations and confirmation from President Trump that the increased tariffs on Chinese imports will not come into effect on March 2 as...

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