May 5, 2011
- Ep. 5 - The Three Dimensions of Vertical Spreads
My friend, head coach, and trading peer, Jason and I are back, this time to wrap up our serial on the three dimensions of vertical spreads. This is our last episode. (…)
April 21, 2011
- Ep. 4 - The Three Dimensions of Vertical Spreads
We’re back again! My friend, head coach, and trading peer, Jason and I are back with our fourth episode of our video training serial on vertical spreads. (…)
April 6, 2011
- Ep. 3 - The Three Dimensions of Vertical Spreads
Did you miss us? It’s been about a week and as promised, my friend, head coach, and trading peer, Jason and I are back with our third episode of our video training serial on vertical spreads. Every week we intend to bring you a new episode. (…)
March 31, 2011
- Ep. 2 - The Three Dimensions of Vertical Spreads
My friend, head coach, and trading peer, Jason and I are back again with a second episode of our video training serial on vertical spreads. We’re doing an episode every week. (…)
March 22, 2011
- Ep. 1 - The Three Dimensions of Vertical Spreads
I’m trying something new as a post to this blog. My friend, head coach, and trading peer, sat down with me and we put together a video training serial on vertical spreads. We’re going to do an episode every week and post it here on the blog every Tuesday. (…)
March 7, 2011
- ATM Calendar Spreads, Aware of the Gotchas?
Over the years of being both an options trader and trainer, I have seen different option strategies that come into and out of vogue. It seems almost cyclical, like fashion. (…)
September 7, 2009
- What’s the Best Overbought / Oversold Indicator?
Now and then I get asked what are the best technical indicators to use in trading. (…)
May 6, 2009
- Do Fibonacci Retracements Fib?
Nothing ruffles feathers of some traders more than bringing up the mystical Fibonacci series! (…)
April 27, 2009
- Will the Trend Ever Be Our Friend Again?
I’ve collaborated with my mentors, my peers and dedicated members of the Trading Trainer community about my findings in this post, so please read it carefully. (…)
March 18, 2009
- Skeptical Traders Take Note
Are you skeptical? You should be. In this day and age, I believe it’s important to test and prove for yourself the effectiveness (or ineffectiveness) of different strategies. (…)
December 8, 2008
- Decision Time: Are You In or Out?
Team, we have a serious decision to make right here and right now.
The charts are telling us that a few investors are speaking loudly. (…)
October 9, 2008
- Pattern Day Trader
The market has been wildly volatile lately. We’ve witnessed swings as large as 800 points in a single direction. (…)
August 7, 2008
- A Letter from a New Member
Every once in a while, I receive a letter that warms my heart and reminds me of why I do what I do. On Tuesday, I received just such a letter.
I want to share the letter with you here. (…)
July 29, 2008
- A Complimentary Gift for Option Traders
If you’re already an active options trader, or if you’re just getting started, I’ve got some exciting news to announce. (…)
July 17, 2008
- How Casting Your “Vote” Affects the Market
I talk about volume a lot in this space, as well as in my Trading Trainer community.
The reason is because volume is a critical concept to understand. As I like to say, volume is the great validator. (…)
July 7, 2008
- Momentum, Reversals, and Bar Patterns
Every day’s bar tells us something about what to expect the next trading day. In other words, today’s bar affects tomorrow’s bar. So how do we know what that effect will be? (…)
June 11, 2008
- The Importance of the Closing Tick
Every day, there is a tug-of-war in the market.
The bulls pull one way, the bears pull the opposite way.
At the end of the day, there is a winner for that specific day. (…)
May 15, 2008
- They Say This Is Reckless. Yeah, Right.
So I’ve observed an interesting phenomenon in the trading world. And it has to do with perceptions about what is risky and what is not. (…)
April 9, 2008
- Is the Trend Always Your Friend?
Trend trading is a perennially favorite topic among traders. And "The trend is your friend" is probably one of the most famous and repeated phrases within the trading community. (…)
March 28, 2008
- Counting Method to Determine a Market Bottom
Nearly everyone (including the IBD) predicted earlier in the week that the market was confirming a bottom. But was the prediction correct? (…)