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10 Keys To Trading Options While Having A Day Job – Investor Questions

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10 Keys To Trading Options While Having A Day Job – Investor Questions

An investor writes in wondering how he can trade options while having a day job. I worked for many years and traded options continually throughout my working career. Let’s review his questions and then look at some answers. Investor Questions I am interested in trading options, but can not do it during the day (as I work) so I’m looking for something that I can do at night. I know options fairly well but am terrible at picking winning trades. I am hoping for some…

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Technical Tools For Building Trade Positions – Royal Bank Of Canada Stock for July 12 2017

Categories: Become A Better Investor, Royal Bank of Canada Stock (RY), Trade Alerts and Ideas

Technical Tools For Building Trade Positions – Royal Bank Of Canada Stock for July 12 2017

For Wed Jul 12 2017 a new strategy article looks at how I set up trades to boost the gains made through selling put options. This article looks at three technical tools that when combined can be easily followed to assist in timing when to sell put options and at what prices, intraday. These same tools can be used to trade specific types of stocks intraday. The example being used is Royal Bank Of Canada Stock (RY) which was traded in today. This strategy article…

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Growing Cash Returns While Waiting For Investing Opportunities: Become A Better Investor

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Growing Cash Returns While Waiting For Investing Opportunities: Become A Better Investor

I get a lot of emails from investors wondering what I do with my cash when it is not being applied to equities. As investors who have read my strategy paper know, I keep 30% of my portfolio in cash, waiting for opportunities such as we saw in 2008 and 2009 and even in 2011. This strategy article is for FullyInformed Members. Growing Cash Returns While Waiting For Investing Opportunitie FullyInformed Members can read this strategy article through this link Members can sign in to…

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Become A Better Investor: Understanding and Profiting From Short-Term Sell Signals

Categories: Bear Market and Corrections, Become A Better Investor

Become A Better Investor: Understanding and Profiting From Short-Term Sell Signals

When the market gives a short-term sell signal, investors often do not know how to understand the signal and how to profit from it. Like everything to do with investing there are never guarantees. Short-term sell signals are not always accurate and can be wrong. But it is surprising when examined in more detail, how often a short-term sell signal is actually correct. This strategy article for members is 2200 words in length and will need 9 pages if printed. The focus of the article…

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Become A Better Investor: Don’t Be An Absent Landlord – Home On The Range and Stocks For $Zero

Categories: Become A Better Investor, Home On The Range Strategy, Rescue and Repair Strategies

Become A Better Investor: Don’t Be An Absent Landlord – Home On The Range and Stocks For $Zero

  Yesterday I wrote that pullbacks and corrections are common in bull markets. It is the market’s way of building support bases and consolidating increases in valuations. Pullbacks and corrections are an important element of investing. The problem is that for almost 5 months the market has not experienced a move lower of even 1% in a day. This makes it easy for investors to jump into stocks and figure that everything is just going to keep moving higher. That is rarely the case. When…

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2 Tools To Assist Timing When To Sell Short – SNAP IPO – Become A Better Investor

Categories: Become A Better Investor, Profit And Income Strategies, Stock And Option

2 Tools To Assist Timing When To Sell Short – SNAP IPO – Become A Better Investor

Since the SNAP IPO my inbox has been filled with investors asking if I think it is time to short SNAP Stock following their IPO on Thursday Mar 2 2017. Many investors are “chomping at the bit” so to speak because they remember the IPOs of GoPro and FITBIT to mention just 2. So with just two days of trading and SNAP stock closing at $27.09 up 10.66% on Friday and up 59% since the initial IPO at $17, investors are hungry to get into…

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The Keys To Put Selling Decision-Making – Become A Better Investor

Categories: Become A Better Investor, Profit And Income Strategies, Stock And Option

The Keys To Put Selling Decision-Making – Become A Better Investor

One of the biggest problems many options traders encounter is making decisions on when to sell or buy options, what strikes to pick, when to close trades and what stocks to be selecting. For a lot of investors the decision-making process can seem huge and complicated but often the answers can be made easier by understanding a few key aspects of selling options for income. By understanding these key aspects and learning how to apply them, most can become better investors by learning how the…

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