But 20% unemployment and Nasdaq is at all-time highs…who would have thought?!
One of the major psychological benefits of #trading options is you can always structure a trade where your worst case scenario is defined, limited and known up-front. This makes getting comfortable with the uncomfortable a lot easier 😉
Watch the market update video. What does a bottom look like? No, no, not that sort of bottom! In this video I share with you: – My views on whether the market is out of the woods or more downside is likely – The sectors to focus on for leadership given tech no longer seems […]
Watch the market update video. A lot happened in the markets last week. Lots to talk about and lots of charts to share, so this week I decided to share my thoughts on the stock market outlook via video rather than writing a blog. Enjoy!
The stock market bull turned 9 The bull market in the S&P 500 Index turned 9 last Friday. Actually, the start date of the bull market is apparently open to dispute. One view is that it started in 2013, when stocks cleared the previous high set in 2007. Another view is that maybe it started in […]
In this post I explore the magic of the part-time trader’s edge, the magic of position sizing and how traders can effectively take the emotion out of trading. This all adds up to trading alchemy! Your edge in trading “If you don’t know what your edge is, you don’t have one” There are so many […]
A slightly deeper understanding of the VIX and what is going on under the hood of the stock market indices can help traders focus on what makes money rather than what makes headlines. In this post I clarify what the VIX is and what it really tells us and what traders can focus on to […]
Let me ask you a question. Do you consider yourself to be an investor in, or a trader of the stock market? Over the course of my career I have met literally thousands of people who participate in the stock market. The clear majority of them – I estimate at least 85% – would characterize […]