Options Strategies

Investors are always searching for rules to help them make money, but there really aren’t many time-tested rules in the stock market. The word “rule” implies that something will always be a certain way. In the stock market, however, the rules can change even after decades of consistency, which is… Read More

Investors are always searching for rules to help them make money, but there really aren’t many time-tested rules in the stock market. The word “rule” implies that something will always be a certain way. In the stock market, however, the rules can change even after decades of consistency, which is… Read More

OK, I know this isn’t what I normally do. And yes, it might sound a bit extreme. But this is so important we need to talk about it.  I still buy and recommend stocks, but as readers of my newsletters know, I talk a lot about reducing risk and risk… Read More

OK, I know this isn’t what I normally do. And yes, it might sound a bit extreme. But this is so important we need to talk about it.  I still buy and recommend stocks, but as readers of my newsletters know, I talk a lot about reducing risk and risk… Read More

An old trader once told me, “Trading is the hardest easy money you’ll ever make.”  In theory, trading is easy enough — all you have to do is buy low and sell high, right? After all, there are thousands of books claiming to have all the information we’ll ever need. … Read More

An old trader once told me, “Trading is the hardest easy money you’ll ever make.”  In theory, trading is easy enough — all you have to do is buy low and sell high, right? After all, there are thousands of books claiming to have all the information we’ll ever need. … Read More

I recently came across an interesting find during my weekend reading that I was excited to share with readers of my premium options service, Income Trader.  I’d like to share a little bit of what I learned with you today, because it serves as further proof of something I’ve been… Read More

I recently came across an interesting find during my weekend reading that I was excited to share with readers of my premium options service, Income Trader.  I’d like to share a little bit of what I learned with you today, because it serves as further proof of something I’ve been… Read More

Among Warren Buffett’s biggest winners is Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO). Buffett owns 400 million shares of KO and paid an average price of less than $3.25 a share. Today, that stake in KO is worth about $18 billion, which means Buffett has made nearly 1,200% on his investment. Buffett obviously made… Read More

Among Warren Buffett’s biggest winners is Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO). Buffett owns 400 million shares of KO and paid an average price of less than $3.25 a share. Today, that stake in KO is worth about $18 billion, which means Buffett has made nearly 1,200% on his investment. Buffett obviously made… Read More

Short sellers get a bad rap. They are often villainized by the media for “ganging up” on troubled companies or even causing market crashes. There is little evidence to support the latter, though, and the truth is short sellers are a necessary part of the market. They help… Read More

Most investors have been trained to think that earning 6% or 8% a year on their trades is admirable. And the old saying is true: No one ever went broke taking a profit. But that doesn’t mean they got rich that way.  You can bet Wall Street traders don’t settle… Read More