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When To Take Profits In Stocks

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
When To Take Profits In Stocks

Knowing when to get into stocks is super important, no doubt – but just as important is knowing when to get out.  Have you mastered the art and the science of profit taking? Profits Are the Name of the Game It’s hard to imagine that anybody in the investing game doesn’t have one ultimate objective […]

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Be Like Buffett

| October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
Be Like Buffett

Warren Buffet, the Oracle of Omaha himself, hasn’t written an investing book but has nonetheless imparted pearls of wisdom through the years.  So how can we mortals model our investing methodologies on his timeless principles?  A Giant for the Ages Some of us might be able to recall the ad campaign of yesteryear that enjoined […]

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Understanding Market Timing And How To Profit From It

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
Understanding Market Timing And How To Profit From It

There is money to be made in the stock market. How you go about investing however is totally up to you. Some investors are buy and hold types. This means they buy a stock, mutual fund or ETF and hold it for the long term. Other investors believe in market timing. Their goal is to capitalize […]

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Buy These 3 Stocks Profiting From Trump’s Trade War

| July 20, 2018 | 1 Comment
Buy These 3 Stocks Profiting From Trump’s Trade War

I like to look for what are called contrarian investments. That is, trades where Wall Street is piled into one side of the ‘boat’. When this happens, the ‘boat’ has a tendency to ‘capsize’ turning into very large profits for taking the opposite side of the trade that Wall Street is on. There are several […]

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Is The Market Out To Get You?

| August 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

A trading buddy of mine has what I call the “trading willies”.  He’s having a run of losing trades.  It’s been going on for a few months and now the willies have got him… What the heck are the “trading willies” you ask? The willies may show up after a string of losing trades… They’ll […]

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Day Trading Secrets – Three Trading Secrets From The Pros

| August 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

Flopping down on the couch this weekend, I started scrolling through the TV channels.  That’s when I came across a movie I’d see a few times before – The Replacements.  A perfect way to relax on a Sunday afternoon.  It’s a classic football movie about a team of misfits who rise up and become a […]

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Why You Should Ignore The Market In Late August

| August 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

I’m sitting in a bar in New York.  It’s the Bull & Bear at the Waldorf-Astoria.  The place just smells of money, lots of money.  I’m sipping a scotch while waiting for a client.  Little did I know, tonight I’d be learning an investment secret… The place is immaculate.  You can feel the history.  The […]

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Trading In A Volatile Market

| October 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

As I write this, Congress is still negotiating.  Have you ever heard the term “Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth?”  I don’t think anything in recent memory better exemplifies that statement than congress fiddling with the bank rescue package. Over the weekend I was happy to see a formal bill reach our […]

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How To Make Money Trading ETFs

| September 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

A few months ago I was sitting in yet another hotel ballroom.  It was another money management seminar.  The event was hosted by a California based financial advisor, he was doing his best song and dance. I love listening to these sales pitches . . . not for what they say, but for what they […]

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Credit Spread Option Trade Produces Quick Profit

| August 25, 2008 | 0 Comments

Are you an experienced trader?  Ever trade options?  I’m sure some of you’ve never traded an option in your life.  I actually started trading options in high school.  I only did this because I didn’t have enough money to buy stocks. When I started with options trading, brokerage firms had just started allowing touch-tone telephone […]

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