Yesterday’s US presidential results have come as a surprise to the markets and they are reacting as expected - sell first ask questions later. During this time traders tend to get nervous and close positions in a panic and often at a loss. At this time it is important remain calm and trade sensibly.
Stock prices are dynamic and are constantly moving up and down with all traders looking for good entry and exit points. What makes stock prices move up and down? Is it possible to predict price movements to a certain extent or is it just luck when you place your trade? Years of experience has taught us that there are three components that make stock prices move up and down.
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At this time of year as the kids head back to school and college why don’t you do something for yourself! What about supplementing your income by learning how to trade? I know many questions spring to mind, for example:
New traders and many veteran traders do not take psychology in to account when making a trading plan. However our emotions get to us at the best of times and when it comes to trading it can be a big factor.
Many people who want to learn how to trade the stock market ask me “please teach me a trading system that does not lose money when the market goes down!”
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The following is an example of a Disney trade entered earlier this summer. Disney is a stock we regularly take positions in, it is a fundamentally sound company that we are willing to hold. It offers weekly, penny priced options with high open interest. These factors are all important when considering whether or not to sell naked puts.
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The following is a trade we undertook ahead of AA’s earnings on the 11th July 2016. It is a Strangle and was entered on July 11th. AA were scheduled to release earnings after the market on the 11th.
Advantages and disadvantages of swing trading compared to investing.
The other day I was asked: what is the difference between swing trading and investing? The short answer is: the time horizon. When you invest, you are holding stocks for a longer time period, usually several years. You speculate that "Your share" will increase exponentially in value over the years. As a result, you expect a high return. Dividend payments are often taken in to consideration when investing as they add to the return.
Buy the dip is a valid trading strategy and it has worked well over the last couple of years, so is there any difference this year or this dip? The main difference this year is that the indexes are going now where? We have seen big dips and big rallies but overall the markets are stuck in a sideways trend.
Trading is not an exact science it is more of an art form and as my colleague James Garza likes to say ‘we trade the market we have and not the market we want!’ But what kind of market do we currently have? Has the summer corrections started or not, opinions vary.
Yesterday’s referendum results have come as a surprise to the markets and they are reacting as expected - sell first ask questions later. During this time traders tend to get nervous and close positions in a panic and often at a loss. At this time it is important remain calm and trade sensibly.
Currently the market is whipsawing back and forth on a daily basis and it is without doubt difficult to trade. It is hard to know what to expect next and the longer it continues the more nervous traders get. The current strategy would appear to be that traders buy the dips, sell in to the rallies and this can generate a decent return but this type of trading is not suitable for everyone.
Selling naked puts and closing them out early.
We would like to tell you about a trading mistake one of our members made. When she clicked the “transmit button” on her trade she did not see a response so she clicked the transmit button several times. The upshot of all this clicking was that she ended up selling more puts than she originally intended and increased the risk on her account which brought the account close to a margin call.