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Why Selling Options Changed Everything For Me!

It is no secret among my group of friends that I was a terrible trader. For many years, the joke was always on me. I had opened a trading account with $100,000 back in 2005, and by the time 2016 rolled around, I had about $50,000 left over. The account would have been better served […]

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4 Simple Steps to Get You Started Selling Options

Are you are ready to start making money trading but you don’t know where to start? You want your investment returns to beat the market, but you don’t want to blow all your hard-earned money trying to learn how. I completely understand. When I started, I had the same exact fears. I’ve been in your […]

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Five Reasons Why Myths About Option Trading Are All Wrong

We have previously discussed the myth that 80% of all options expire worthless, which causes many options traders to forgo one whole side of the trading equation. Namely, buying options. This week I want to pull back a bit and discuss some of the broader and more general myths that persist and prevent people from participating in […]

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Kiss Unlimited Risk Option Strategies Goodbye – Forever

Unlimited risk option strategies get a bad rap in the investing community among newbie traders. And while our backtesting research has shown that unlimited risk positions like short straddles and short strangles generate the best overall returns, you might be restricted in trading them because of your account type or just fear the big potential […]

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Why You Should Never Look At Another Stock Chart Ever Again

Stock charts are a strange beast – they confuse us and seduce new traders in equal measure, and there are a lot of myths built up about how good they are and what they can do for us as traders. Their visual appeal seems to somehow blind us, and we start to think that if […]

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