Why Oh Why, Unbalanced Flies I remember when Henry first started talking about the unbalanced fly — it went right over my head. I thought, “Well, that’s a great strategy for someone like Henry, who’s been doing this twice as long as I have, but it’s too complex for me!” Thankfully, he didn’t stop talking about it, teaching it, and encouraging our traders (and me!) to learn and use this more advanced options strategy. We taught a class together at … Read more
In my last letter, we talked about the ‘path less traveled,’ — specifically, how unique trading as a profession is, and the variety of paths we have to get to any given result. The opportunity in it, is usually what draws people in. It’s also the primary source of frustration for many. I personally find that trading is a lot like parenting. Here are the choices you’re presented with… It doesn’t require any degree — and all kinds of people … Read more
As the year heads quickly towards an end, it always leads me into an introspective state. I must not be alone, because over the course of the past two weeks, I’ve received an increase in emails from traders reflecting the same sentiments. Here’s what they’ve said… The questions range from clarifications on trading plans, examination of losing trades, areas of best focus, and questions on where they should begin focusing into 2020. Trading is such an interesting and unique career … Read more
Plus a super special deal As the end of the month draws to a close, I always like to reflect on what’s worked — so that I can do it all again next month. Some of my biggest winners this month have been several of these names: WMT – 79% gain TGT – 231% gain ROKU – 69% gain I always hone in on how I got there, so I can continue to hone my rinse and repeat strategies. It … Read more
& our Black Friday Sale starts today!! Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. I’ve always loved cooking alongside my parents, while my brothers and sister argue over who is going to wash the dishes. In the Shay household, we definitely make Thanksgiving a weekend affair. So today I just want to say thanks to you… Chef Steve always starts it off with a Thanksgiving breakfast, of cream cheese stuffed french toast, bacon, and eggs. We move onto … Read more
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