Category Archives: Stock Trading

Stock trading offers a powerful alternative to the traditional “buy and hold” investing methodology. The rise and popularity of trading for self-directed investors has continued to growth in the last decade as more people come into the market looking to take advantage of the income potential that trading offers. Still, it’s important that new stock traders have a sound foundation of how stock trading works, what the drawback and benefits are, and which tools, systems, or indicators they should be using to maximize their efforts. Our podcasts and video training modules in the sections will serve as your all-in-one resource to help make sure you start, and stay, profitable as a trader.

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Presidential Elections: How Do They Affect Stock Market Performance?

Ever since the stock market became a prominent part of the financial world, investors have wondered how presidential elections impact stock market performance. The answer is – it depends. Specifically, it depends on a number of factors, ranging from the political party of the incumbent to whether the current president is in his first or…

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SCTY Earnings Strangle For $100 Credit

Earnings strangle: Tonight, we’re going to go over all of the trades like all two trades that we had. But we are going to cover the two trades that we had for today which is Wednesday, November 5th. Fairly active day I would say, as far as orders go. I had I think 8 or 9…

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EWZ Iron Butterfly (LIVE Closing Trade)

Iron butterfly: In this video, we’re going to go through the closing trade that we’re going to try to make here in EWZ. Again, all these videos are live real-time trading, real money account, not a paper account; this is my real Thinkorswim account here. And we’re getting closer to March expiration and going to…

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APC Strangle (LIVE Closing Trade)

Strangle: In this video, we’re going to go through a possible closing trade that we have that we’re going to put on here in APC which is Anadarko Petroleum Corp. This is a strangle trade that we had initially entered in the back on I believe 3/3, March 3rd of 2016. You can see that’s the…

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$349 Profit Trading TLT Iron Butterflies This Month

Iron butterfly option strategy: In tonight’s video update, we’re going to go over all the trades that we made for Monday, October 5th. It’s a good day; we had some trades that we’re going to start taking off here now that we get closer to October expiration, and really, we’re just trying to make trades…

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1 Trick To Get Option Orders Filled Sooner

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Ever wonder why some people’s orders are getting filled and yours are not? You have a working order, but other orders are getting executed ahead of yours right? So what can you do to get this filled sooner? Here is 1 Trick… Try to enter orders with unusual quantities. Instead of entering an order for…

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