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How Stock Corrections And Bear Markets Decimate Investor Gains

“Nobody ever lost money taking a profit” ~ Bernard Baruch When is a 10 percent stock market correction not a 10 percent correction? How about...
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4 Prevalent Investor Biases And How To Manage Them

If you had to analyze every decision you make on a given day, you probably wouldn’t get much done. You might not even make...
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Investors: The Dangers Of Performance Chasing

The most prevalent disclaimer in the investments world goes something like this – “past performance may not be repeated”. If you don’t believe us,...
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Behavioral Bias: How Investors Can Profit From It

All investors make errors that can often be traced back to a behavioral bias or emotional mistake. If under certain circumstances these mistakes are systematic,...
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Trading Strategies: Intra-day VXX Spikes

With the equity markets in a steady melt up, multi-day implied volatility spikes have all but disappeared. Any dip in equities now lasts mere...
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Generating Alpha: The Holy Grail Of Investing

The holy grail of investing is generating alpha, adding performance relative to an appropriate benchmark. Portfolio managers around the world throw unimaginable resources at this...

How To Trade An Iron Condor

An Iron Condor is an options trading strategy where the seller of the Iron condor is looking for the price of the underlying security...
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Understanding the Ups and Downs of Investor Behavior

“The investor’s chief problem – and even his worst enemy – is likely to be himself” – Ben Graham Investing is not easy. If you...
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3 Golden Nuggets of Wisdom for New Traders

One of the biggest hurdles in trading is overcoming our natural tendencies (or bad habits) we bring with us when getting started. If we're...
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Passive vs Active Investing Debate: When and Why?

In 1950, 90% of U.S. stocks were owned directly by households, with the rest owned by international investors and funds. During the 1970s and...

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