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How To Trade A Poor Man’s Covered Call

Most traders worth their salt have used, or at least heard of covered calls. Covered calls are really easy to implement and are a proven...
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Using Cash Secured Puts To Pick Up Stocks For Less

Getting paid while you wait, I like the sound of that. A cash secured put is a conservative options strategy that can be used to...
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How To Improve Market Returns Using Alternative Data

Many people post fancy charts and data points but often times I wonder if they have actual use. Recently, there is also a great infatuation...
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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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