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Selling Weekly Options For Income Using The Spy Put ETF – Investor Questions

The Spy Put Hedge is a strategy I designed back in 1989 when the Spy ETF was introduced. I paper traded a number of different ...
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Beat The Bear Market 6 Tips To Control Margin Calls

Beat The Bear – 6 Tips To Control Margin Calls – Investor Questions

Margin problems can be tricky and sometimes they can lead to losses that an investor is unprepared for. Many investors setup "stress checks" at specific ...
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Investor Questions

Stopping the Bleeding In SDOW Losses – Investor Questions

Investors often can get caught on the wrong side of the market direction.  Recently a member wrote about a bit of a predicament he is ...
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Investor Questions

Getting Ready To Profit In 2016 – Investor Questions

I send out a lot of emails every day and as such many emails are marked as spam and fail to reach the intended recipient ...
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Learning To Profit Big From Understanding Stock Volume  - Macys Stock

Learning To Profit Big From Understanding Stock Volume – Macys Stock

Back on November 11 when Macys Stock plunged on the back of a full-year sales cut and profit forecast drop, I wrote that I would ...
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5 Keys To Reading The Exit Signals For The Bollinger Bands Strategy

5 Keys To Reading The Exit Signals For The Bollinger Bands Strategy To Lock In Profits

My last trade using the Bollinger Bands Strategy Trade ended today with a profit of 7.8% in 3 days. This type of return though is ...
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Archer Daniels Midland Stock

Archer Daniels Midland Stock – New 52 Week Low – Nov 10 2015

The decline in Archer Daniels Midland Stock is continuing although selling volume today is starting to slow as sellers tire and the stock falls to ...
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Archer Daniels Midland Stock

Staying Out Of Harm’s Way – Understanding Stock Warning Signals – ADM Stock for Dec 19 2014

My trade this morning in Archer Daniels Midland Stock was late. It really should have been entered yesterday. But the technical indicators look good for ...
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Boost Profits Using The Ultimate Oscillator To Time YUM Stock Straddle Into The Earnings

Boost Profits Using The Ultimate Oscillator To Time YUM Stock Straddle Into The Earnings

An article on my regular site looked at put credit spreads on YUM Stock but for investors who like to buy options going into the ...
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Put Selling Safely Using Volume and Bollinger Bands - Become A Better Investor

Put Selling Safely Using Volume and Bollinger Bands – Become A Better Investor

In my recent article on the Put Selling trade in Illinois Tool Works Stock (ITW) I discussed the importance of the volume technical indicator and ...
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Sherwin Williams Stock (SHW) And Spotting The End Of An Uptrend

Sherwin Williams Stock (SHW) And Spotting The End Of An Uptrend

Sherwin Williams Stock has been riding high and certainly profiting a lot of investors. Over the past 12 months the stock is up 71%. Who ...
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Becoming A Better investor - Step 3 - Understanding Market and Stock Directional Investing

Becoming A Better investor – Step 3 – Understanding Market and Stock Directional Investing

Market Direction and subsequent stock direction remains the single most important indicator for investors. For those of us who enjoy Put Selling or selling options ...
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Avoid Put Selling Disaster With The Bollinger Bands Squeeze

Avoid Put Selling Disaster With The Bollinger Bands Squeeze

Visa stock as readers know has been in my portfolio for years. The stock has now tripled in value from its original IPO price back ...
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The Bollinger Bands Strategy For Big Profits

The Bollinger Bands Strategy For Big Profits

On Friday Nov 23 2012 I closed my latest Clorox Stock trade based on using the Bollinger Bands. Bollinger Bands were invented by John Bollinger ...
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