Lessons from the Pros

May 30, 2017 Issue

Featured Article How to find quality demand zones.

Properly Thinking Your Investments

As you can see in the chart below, for a couple years the stock market was in a big sideways range. Notice price spent much more time near the top of that range than the bottom. This means most investors that invested into that market during that two-year period paid prices near the high of… Read More »

Stocks

Economic Indication for Future Market Direction

There are a lot of “experts” attempting to predict the future market direction and advising you on what to do with your 401k and other retirement money. One of the biggest problems with the conventional wisdom is that financial advisors love to tell you when to get into the markets but fail to tell you when… Read More »

Options

Options and Time Value: Part 4

We introduced the topic of options and time value in part 1 of this series, and expanded on it in Part 2 and Part 3. Today we’ll continue with a discussion of the effect of volatility on time value.
In the last installment, we showed an image of an option chain for the exchange-traded fund… Read More »