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Hedging ‘Dull’ Action

Hey 5-Star Trader, There are many popular expressions describing the market. You have heard me say “Sell in May and go away,” and “buy the rumor, sell the news,” but today I want to talk about the saying “never short a dull market.”   What exactly is a “dull” market? When people call a market … Read more

Low Effort Profits

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, … Read more

Explosive Small, Mid Caps?

Hey 5-Star Trader, There are many ways to look at the market. You can compartmentalize it by breaking it down into sectors or compare the different indexes to judge its sentiment. But what if you want to compare the overall health and consistencies of one company to another? Knowing which sector they are in won’t … Read more

‘Sweet’ Trade, Two Exits

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

No Momentum Bears Caution…

Hey 5-Star Trader,  Recently the Nasdaq hit a new, key psychological target of 15,000. While this is notable news, I’m still cautious. Instead of buying options contracts right now, I’m buying stock. Here’s why: Slow to reach the highs The Nasdaq reached new all-time highs, but it was a slow crawl to get to where … Read more

UHN Looks Good, Then Gaps Down

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

Should You Audit Yourself?

Hey 5-Star Trader, Historically speaking, the summer months are normally where people take time off to be with their families and the market slows. While I highly recommend you get out there and enjoy the weather with your loved ones (I sure am!) this is also a good time to refocus your trading style. Below … Read more

Assigned… What Now?

Hey 5-Star Trader, One of the reasons I fell in love with options was because, unlike stocks, you can use leverage and risk less money for a larger payout. However, when buying options there is always a chance you will be assigned. While this rarely happens to me, I was recently assigned Campbell’s Soup (CPB) … Read more

Stock Split For NVDA

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