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
Bob talked about the recent swoon in markets and the earnings season prevalent this week. He introduced Jason Leavitt, a guest who talked about his style of trading and his product plcharts. They both took questions from the audience.
There is a good feeling in the air as it relates to markets, and it’s not just the indices. Sure, we have most markets at/near all time highs, but here we are about to start a big earnings season. Just what did these companies accomplish in the first quarter and more importantly what is their…Details