Lessons from the Pros

Jul 26, 2016 Issue

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Trading Basics: Great Question

I have been writing articles each week for almost a decade now. My goal is to slowly help the misinformed traders and investors gain an edge that levels the playing field between the novice hard working public and the “Wall Street” professional. As I have said many times, money is simply transferred from the misinformed. Read More »


Trading in a Low Volatility Enviroment

At the time of this writing the S&P 500 index has closed higher for 9 consecutive trading days, and with these higher prints, this alpha index continues to carve out new All-time highs. This is quite impressive, and unusual, as it indicates very little supply (sell orders) in the market. Interestingly, this comes after the… Read More »


Options on Bonds?

Many people think of put and call options as applying to stocks. But most exchange-traded funds also have available options. This includes ETFs that represent assets other than stocks – including bonds. For example, the ETF called TLT owns 20-year and 30-year U.S. Treasury bonds. Owning shares of TLT means indirectly owning those bonds. On Read More »

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