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When Did We Become So Skeptical? #HOCO

As a German and a trader, I thought HOCO is a new stock to trade! I was wrong. It’s HOMECOMING! We don’t have Homecoming in Germany. I have never attended a Homecoming Dance.And I have never attended a Homecoming Parade – until yesterday! As you know, both my kids are active sailors, and my son […]

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Stocks unchanged – Waiting for Fed?

Stock Market Update Monday, September 9th, 2019 Not much going on today. After 2-week rally, stocks took a breather today and finished pretty much unchanged. Last week, we heard that trade talks with China will continue in October. So right now, traders are not too concerned about the trade war – for now.

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The 5 Most Powerful Life Lessons

Last night I learned the 5 most powerful life lessons – at my daughter’s school! Here’s what happened: My daughter Vivian started Highschool a few weeks ago. And last night was the “Open House” where I could meet the teachers. And it was not at all what I expected! The “Open House” was scheduled from […]

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A Beginners Guide To Buying Options vs Selling Options

One thing I continuously see with beginners, or even those who’ve been trading for over a year, is that they struggle to understand when they should be buying options vs selling options. In this article, I’ll break down and guide you through the key differences between buying options and selling them in an easy to […]

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Stocks higher after Global Rally

Stock Market Update Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 Stocks rallied today, and the S&P finished with its best close since August 1st. News from Asia helped today’s rally. But this time it was news out of Hong Kong…Hong Kong agreed to withdraw a controversial extradition bill that resulted in months of protests. The news helped the […]

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What Is An Option Strike Price | A Complete Beginners Guide

If you’re coming from the world of stock trading, or even cryptocurrencies, the idea of a ‘Strike Price’ is probably foreign to you. Unlike buying or selling stocks, you’re able to get long or short the underlying security from a certain price, the strike price. Whether the strike price is above or below the current […]

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How To Have A Super Productive Weekend

Making a plan for the weekend: You can use the weekend to sleep in and be lazy… … or you can use the weekend to spend time with family and friends… … or you can choose to have a super productive weekend! If you choose the latter, the question is: HOW do you plan the […]

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Recession worries send stocks lower

Stock Market Update Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 Stocks got off to a great start. And at one point, the S&P was up 0.7%. But after nice gains at the open, the major indices dropped all morning and were negative by lunch. Once again recession concerns were a weight on the markets.

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