4 Daily Rituals For Conquering Your Trading Psychology

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If you are prepared to commit to doing a few small rituals every day, you can see powerful positive changes to your trading results. As emotional investors, we can have the constant conflict between what we consciously want and what our subconscious mind seems to be what we want or need. Henry Ford said it…

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3 Step Formula To Easily Figure Out How Many Options Contracts You Can Trade

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It’s fairly easy to blow up your trading account. . . Too often, traders (both advanced and beginner) allocate way too much to a single trade. They think that because they have a “smaller” account that they need to up the risk and leverage to make money “faster”. What a stupid mentality. . .and I…

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How To Profit From Big Stock Moves Up Or Down – The Art of Trading Straddle Options

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You know a big move is coming you just have no clue which direction! You can just “feel” the energy building in the stock – maybe it’s before earnings or some big FDA approval. Whatever the case, a big move is coming and now with the Straddle options strategy you can profit from a move…

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Why You Underestimate The Power Of Order Spreading vs Bundling

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Chances are that when you place a trade you send everything into the exchanges in one, big order? Bundling all of the options you want into one order because, well, that’s the easy way to do it. What you may be missing is that by doing this you might actually be putting yourself at a…

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When Should You Buy Back The Short Leg On A Credit Spread?

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You’ve made a great credit spread trade, and the market is going the direction you wanted. Congrats to you! At this point, you’ve made nearly all the money you could make on the trade, and you’re left with a dilemma? In this post, I’m going to walk through the two major scenarios that you might…

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Option Trading Case Study: Finding The Ultimate Strangle Trade?

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I’m trying something new here with these option case studies. Let me know what you think via the comments section after watching the videos because I’d be more than happy to make more. Adding a suggestion of what you’d like to see would be helpful too. . . Strangles = A Pure Volatility Play Strangles…

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The Worst Possible Trades You Could Ever Make – 2 Real Examples

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Strong statement right? I can back it up and will in this blog post. There are many ‘bad’ trades but today I’m going to focus on 2 of the worst possible trades. And just to be 100% clear this has nothing to do with market direction. Some would say that the two worst possible trades…

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Why You Need To Struggle When You Start Trading Options

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Nobody wants to struggle. We all want it easy – and if possible, quick and easy at the same time. Yet for some money things in life (of which include options trading) it’s the struggles that make us better. Stronger and more prepared. In fact, I have gone so far as to tell some of…

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A Quick Introduction To “Mini-Options”

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Many of you will have come across mini options and perhaps wondered what they are and whether they are worth trading. With so many things to think about, here is a quick introduction to mini options and what to look out for if you are considering trading in them. You can also watch our quick…

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How To Really Start Trading Stocks And Options On Your Mobile Phone

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As investors, we are seldom ready to trust mobile trading applications until something forces the change. This was just the case for me. Just this past winter I was traveling a lot for the holidays and just couldn’t access my desktop trading platform as much as I wanted. Thus, I had to rely on the…

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