Lessons from the Pros

May 3, 2016 Issue

Featured Article

The Fed and Market Timing

During our development years, we are taught/conditioned to think certain ways. Our years in grammar school, high school and university are key belief system building years. One of the major conflicts during these years occurs when we are taught how to buy into markets and then how we are taught to buy and sell anything… Read More »


Options Strategies for When What Goes Up Comes Down

You can use put and call options in several different modes, depending on your market outlook. You can use an option trade that will make money from a rising market, if that is what you expect. If you think the market will be flat, you can choose a strategy that will profit from a lack… Read More »


Process, Discipline and Focus

Ever wonder what it takes to be a successful market speculator? The first answer that usually comes up is the mastery of chart reading, or another common perception is that one needs to gain lots of information about the companies or markets that he or she chooses to trade. The former is known as technical… Read More »