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Was 2018 A Great Year for You? – Part 2

In trading, the best outcome each day is more money in your account. However, if you keep striving for more money, you will never be happy because you will never have all of the world’s money. A good analogy is relationships. Many times, individuals enter relationships expecting their partner to be “it” for them, meaning… Read More »

Forex

An Introduction to The Commitment of Traders Report

Firstly, let me wish you a very happy New Year! I hope 2018 brings you much health, happiness and joy! When I write these articles, I like to offer some practical and, hopefully, insightful slices of information to help the trading journey go all that much smoother. Today, after an eventful first trading week in… Read More »

Options

Calculating Reward, Risk and ROI on Option Trades

As option traders, we must choose between competing opportunities for employing our finite trading funds. Part of the selection process has to involve calculating the likely return on investment. This is a little more challenging for option trades than it would be for single-dimensional instruments like stocks or futures, because option prices do not follow… Read More »

Taxes

How Does the Trump Tax Reform Impact Investors?

On December 20, 2017 one of the most overhauling tax reforms passed. The Tax Cut and Jobs Act impacts investors in many ways. Let’s explore some of the tax reform changes that will affect investors the most. Investment Expenses repealed Individual investors will be losing the investment expenses they used to claim on their schedule Read More »

January 9, 2018