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T’was Not Grandma Killed By Reindeer

We were wrong. It was not grandma that was killed by the reindeer in the Christmas classic  by Randy Brooks. It was Santa! Mr. Claus would never have let his herd of traders hanging by hopium for the last four … Continue reading

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Trading Does Have Its Ups And Downs.

Learning to trade means learning from the ground floor up. It means understanding the landscape or field that the “game” is played > the game itself > the rules > the players > the game strategies > the moves. Continue reading

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In Trading, As In Life, Hope Is Not A Strategy

Away from the street of dreams, Wall Street, and far away from youth, I’ve concluded that hope, the four letter word that drives some people to ruin and others to soar with the eagles, is in fact a killer of dreams if not put into perspective. Continue reading

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What Type Of Trader Are You?

I want to make sure that we’re all on the same page regarding our involvement in the markets as an position trader, swing trader, or day trader. Notice the delineation between the types of participation possibilities. I’ve found that traders … Continue reading

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Decisions. Decisions – Buy The Stock Or Buy The Option?

My decision to hold or jettison the trade is driven by the stock price action, not by the price of the option, and never by the option chart itself. Continue reading

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