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Often the most difficult aspect about any endeavor is just getting started – ‘how to begin’ and ‘where to begin’ are two common questions every beginner asks. We sometimes get overwhelmed by too much information, and ‘give up’ even before we get started.
The short answer is … anybody who wishes to be in charge of the own financial destiny should learn about options trading as it will help them learn how to invest in the stock market with less risk and more profit! [Read more here]
The short answer is only trade liquid instruments! [Read why here] You are also welcome to check out my current list of Liquid Stocks and ETFs and Rule #1 stocks. Other custom readily available lists include the VectorVest Watchlists.
Here is the essence of successful stock and options trading … reduced to a simple 1, 2, 3 strategy.
- Only trade liquid instruments
- Use a trading system
- Make it automatic
The above is deceptively simple, but may not be ‘easy’ to practice. [Read more here]
To win in the stock market, one must learn to ‘play the game’. People often believe that to make money in the markets, one has to be smart or gifted in ‘picking the right stock’, this is simply not true. As we will see, one can make money irrespective of one’s ability to pick good stocks, [Read more here]
Beginning investors often ask “Which is the best trading system for me ?” There is no ‘one size fits all’ answer to this question – the right stock or options trading strategy for one person may not be the right one for another – the right trading system for you is one that you UNDERSTAND, and have tested for yourself sufficiently to believe that it works, and will work in the long run. [Read more here]
Knowing and using winning stock and options trading strategies are essential if the beginning investor and newbie trader is to make money in the stock markets. Here is a 1, 2, 3 formula on how to trade stock options successfully – the key elements of winning trading strategies! [Read more here]
The versatility of stock options allow them to be used both by the conservative investor to protect his/her portfolio as well as the rank speculator who seeks to generate outrageous profits. The ways in which options trading can be used to complement trading strategies are limited only by the imagination of the knowledgeable investor/trader. Below is a description of simple ways in which new investors and traders can apply options trading both safely and successfully. [Read more here]
This section is written specifically to help beginning investors and traders learn how to trade stock options online by describing the practical steps to use the concepts written about in ‘How to Trade‘ and ‘Winning Trading Strategies‘. It is meant to be a ‘how to’ chapter on options trading, and does not go into any theory. [Read more here]
This section is written specifically to help beginning investors and traders learn how to trade stock options online by illustrating with screenshots the practical steps of how to place limit orders with triggered GTC closing orders. [Read more here]
To be a successful trader and make money with stock investing and options trading, newbie traders need to learn the nuances of the stock market and what influences it – how it responds to geopolitical news or financial reports, how it changes during the calendar year, what happens during business cycles and during the presidential cycle, etc. In essence, one needs to learn the trading secrets of successful traders. [Read more here]
The ‘secret’ of how to get rich is explained in The Science of Getting Rich, a book written over a 100 years, which contains principles that are known and practiced by very few (even now). I believe it is no accident that you found this website! This is your invitation to learn how to get rich! [Read more here]
Those who wish to become rich or aspire to become a millionaire should learn the power of compounding (the ‘magic of compound interest’) – a key element of wealth creation that has helped millions of people literally become millionaires. [Read more how to apply this principle]
The best way to learn how to make a million is to learn and do what millionaires do! Investing in the stock market gives ordinary people the same opportunities as ‘rich’ folks. Learn how to combine stock options trading strategies with earnings announcements to get rich faster. If renowned investor Warren Buffet uses stock options as a part his investing portfolio, you should consider learning about them, too. [Read more here]
Most importantly, these insights presented in these pages about stock investing and options trading will empower you to trade with an advantage that the professionals do not have – the ‘individual investor’ advantage.
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