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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

Market At Crossroads…

Hey 5-Star Trader, Similar to the majority of September, October market sentiment has looked weak so far. We opened the week with choppy conditions and saw some major moves to the downside. I believe there are several compounding factors that are contributing to this behavior. Covid-19 has changed a lot about the world and it … Read more

Nike Shows Consumers Ready To Spend Big

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

Inflation Not To Blame For Market Pullback…

Hey 5-Star Trader, May is seasonally a weak month for the market and the media likes to blame different things for its poor performance. Lately, they’ve named the fear of inflation as the latest culprit. Yes, there are some legitimate fears of inflation, especially with the excess money printing thanks to several stimulus checks, but there … Read more

One month to the election

Hey Five Star Traders, As I’m sure you’re aware by now, some huge news broke early Friday morning (10/2/2020). President Trump tweeted that him and First Lady Melania have tested positive for COVID-19. This of course, was an unexpected announcement and will no doubt have a rippling effect on many things including the market. Of … Read more

Real-time information just for you

As this year continues on, I’m sure you’ve noticed a lot has changed in the world. The market’s volatility is at an all-time high and the moves (in both directions) have been historic. Due to this, the market’s heavily favoring traders who can be “in-the-know” and are armed with real-time information. For this reason, I … Read more

Hedging Strategies for Nasdaq Equity Options with Danielle Shay and Sean Fenney

Have you wondered if, or when I think about hedging? During this special guest webinar with Sean Fenney, the senior managing director at the Nasdaq, we discuss a variety of Nasdaq products you can use to hedge, along with the technical moments in time where hedging can be warranted. We walk through: Nasdaq equity index … Read more

Going back to where it began…

Seattle As I prepare to head back to Seattle this summer, and speak at the MoneyShow Seattle, I reflect back on all that has happened in my trading career since I first made the move to Austin and took this position, teaching my craft. It’s been a bit of a whirlwind, but I know how … Read more