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Wild Ride In John Deere

Hey 5-Star Trader, “Tuesday Trade” Journal: One of the most important concepts in trading is to review your work, and learn from the good and the bad. Identifying what is working is critical — to do more of it. So, to lead by example, each Tuesday, you’ll get a trade from my trading journal, in … Read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hey 5-Star Trader, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. The smell of turkey in the oven, the anticipation of some sweet potato casserole, and time spent with family, which to me is the most important aspect of the day. I have always spent Thanksgiving as my dad’s sidekick, with the primary responsibilities left to … Read more

Short-Dated Play

Hey 5-Star Trader,  “Tuesday Trade” Journal: One of the most important concepts in trading is to review your work, and learn from the good and the bad. Identifying what is working is critical — to do more of it. So, to lead by example, each Tuesday, you’ll get a trade from my trading journal, in … Read more

Strategic Risk Aversion

Hey 5-Star Trader, As a conservative trader, it is always my goal to focus on creating a constant stream of income for myself. I do this through the selection of trend-following and directional plays. Trading short-term, directional options strategies are aggressive in nature, so I do my best to put a  conservative spin to my … Read more

CEO Creates Chaos

Hey 5-Star Trader, “Tuesday Trade” Journal: One of the most important concepts in trading is to review your work, and learn from the good and the bad. Identifying what is working is critical — to do more of it. So, to lead by example, each Tuesday, you’ll get a trade from my trading journal, in … Read more

What’s In My Toolbelt?

Hey 5-Star Trader,  Adjusting to market conditions is a crucial part of every trader’s journey. While there are no “shortcuts” to make trading easier, there are certain steps you can take to leave yourself in a better position. One of those things is having a toolbelt you can trust. And because I am a self-taught … Read more

Cool Cash-In On Yeti

Hey 5-Star Trader, “Tuesday Trade” Journal: One of the most important concepts in trading is to review your work, and learn from the good and the bad. Identifying what is working is critical — to do more of it. So, to lead by example, each Tuesday, you’ll get a trade from my trading journal, in … Read more

Tickers On Watchlist

Hey 5-Star Trader, Every week is a new and unique experience in the market. This is because market behavior can shift on a dime and tickers can fluctuate greatly from day to day. That is why I find it important to sit down and write my watchlist so I can keep track of my prospects. … Read more

TSLA Butterflies

Hey 5-Star Trader, Elon Musk recently made big news in furthering his lead of being the wealthiest person on the planet. Though Musk is involved in a variety of different projects, certainly Tesla (TSLA) has been a huge attributing factor to his success.  Tesla has been a huge part of my life as well. After … Read more

Sleeper Stock Watchlist

Hey 5-Star Trader, Every savvy trader wants to buy a contract at a discount whenever possible. While the pandemic certainly forced many tickers to be on clearance, I don’t think all these opportunities were made equal. The travel sector came to a complete halt at the peak of Covid-19, which included the cruise liner industry. … Read more