The old adage ‘sell in May and go away’ has so far served to be quite painful. If you moved out in late April expecting to re-enter with lower prices later you have been had (so far). It is nearly impossible to tell the market what it should do, and this is just one of…Details
So here we are with the markets once again tagging new highs, and the list of complaints gets longer. Oh, a correction is coming. We know it, but then those who are “out of the market” won’t feel any of the pain. I’m hearing that a 5% correction is coming, and that it would be…Details
One of the fears about trading options is being hit by an event and the stock moving against you. A 5 contract trade opened at 2.00 can be vaporized in a day on some bad news. $1,000 nearly wiped out. Not easy to recover from that, either. I’ve been there many times. It…Details
Bob talked today about markets and where we may be headed. He charted and talked about recent plays WFM, MNST and RAX. Bob brought in Jill Malandrino, curator of OptionsProfits for a chat about markets and strategy. She gave a great education to the listeners about risk, entries/exits and overall trading skills.
These last several months have made life much easier for me as a stockpicker. Yes, I am an options trader but I prefer to buy options of individual names and not the indices, nor do I play the futures much. My stock picking ability starts and ends with the charts and technicals. My studying and…Details
Bob talked about the recent market movements and volatility. He talked about WFM, a recent play and a few other new ones. He introduced Eric Jackson from Iron Fire Capital, a brilliant strategist and market sage who talked about his different methods of analysis and gave some great market insight.
Is there anything stock investors appreciate more than the ‘wall of worry’? I mean, is there nothing out there to be worried about? Of course not, but those ‘worry warts’ continue to throw everything negative at the markets and like teflon the indices seem to repel every shot. Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve have…Details
Today, Bob talked about the current market and the volatility, including some recent plays. He introduced Kathy Garber from structuraltrading.com, who is a master trader at fibonaccis, harmonics and rhythm trading. She gave the audience a great lesson on her methods.
Bob talked about some different option strategies, focusing on iron condors. He took questions at the end.
If there are no ups and downs in your life, it means you’re dead (anonymous) ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS pay attention to what the market is telling you. There are some out there who don’t believe this mantra but by being objective I can tell you that reacting to the evidence can certainly save you from…Details