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Posted by Martin July 29, 2016

$WYNN beat estimates yet gave me a headache

Today, I feel bitter about my WYNN trade. Last week I decided to take a few trades against WYNN and stretch my account a bit because I was confident that I would be out of those trades before earnings. It was a great opportunity trade! Brokers were listing that WYNN was going to report earnings Continue reading →

Selling naked puts and calls – managing an ugly trade into a winner

This is a chart a user named KubaW created and posted on StockTwits. I asked him based on what he believed that what he drew would rally happen and that his drawing was just a coloring book for kids and had no predictive value. My comment sparked rage from him and his ass-lickers who typically Continue reading →

Posted by Martin July 06, 2016

TRADING RULES – RULE #2 – Trade often

Trade often means that you are trading as often as possible. You want to be soaked into the market and feel its pulse. You want to be always focused. But how do you do that to trade often and not to break the rule #1 “Stay small? This can be a tricky part. First you Continue reading →

Posted by Martin July 04, 2016

TRADING RULES – RULE #1 – Stay small

It is easy said than done. What is it “stay small”? Stay small refers to opening only as many trades and as big so you stay comfortable with it even when the trade turns against you. You may say that it is obvious but it can be very tempting to break this rule. Let’s say Continue reading →

Posted by Guest June 17, 2016

How To Start An Online Trading Business?

It is an appealing idea for many people to start with online trading. You are your own boss, set your own schedule and work from the convenience of home with unlimited income potential. Adding to the advantages anyone with a laptop and working internet connection can give it a try by just opening an easy Continue reading →

Posted by Martin June 11, 2016

Trade Alert – ROTH IRA cash secured put (LGCY)

I am going to open a cash covered put trade (CSP) in my ROTH IRA account on Monday using LGCY stock. The stock has been beaten up severely and I own it at $12.40 a share but it currently trades at $2.24 a share. It paid dividends, but about a year ago it suspended it. Continue reading →

Tips On Managing Your Portfolio

We previously talked about how to get higher returns by investing in a peer to peer platform (P2P) instead of a traditional saving product offered by the banks.   However P2P is now a very mature industry. Gone are the days when there were just two to three peer-to-peer lending platforms. What started from Zopa Continue reading →

Posted by Martin May 17, 2016

Rolling in the money puts to repair a trade

You know it. You sell a put option and the trade goes busted next day. If you have never experienced this, then you are still going to. That I can guarantee. In the past, I tried to predict the market/stock direction so I could be on the right side of the trade. Today, I laugh Continue reading →

Posted by TwillyD April 20, 2016

Medical Device Companies are Thriving, But Steer Clear of This One

Many medical device companies are considered solid investments because they are in a space that has a broad reach. This is especially the case for those companies that offer advanced products. Such is the case for Osiris Therapeutics (NASDAQ: OSIR). However, the regenerative medicine products that it develops, manufactures, markets and distributes may be stalled Continue reading →

Avoid Pure Plays in Banking For Now

This week, the bulk of the firms in the financial sector are wrapping up the reporting of their earnings for the first quarter. And whether it be to your dismay, surprise or pleasure, the numbers they are reporting are not as bad as what had been anticipated. Most of the big banks reported last week, Continue reading →