5 Rules For Option Selling Success

Investors are scrambling to find income in today’s ultra-low yielding environment.  The low interest rates as well as fewer and fewer solid stocks paying consistently high dividends have forced the savviest investors into more esoteric ways to earn income from their portfolios. Add in the fact that it appears that the stock market has reached a short term high, at the very least, and it paints a difficult picture for traditional income seeking investors. One of the most popular ways to ramp up income from the market is selling options.  Also known as writing options, this is a proact...
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Turn Up The Volume In Trading Profits

Once relegated to the backwaters of finance, technical analysis has become the go-to method for making real-time decisions in the stock market. Most traders understand how to use price bar charts to determine the direction of share price and use this information as a tool to make investing choices. However, there is far more to the proper use of technical analysis than watching price charts for decision making.  Technical analysis is defined as the study of price and volume with the goal of making profitable investing decisions. The volume metric in the definition is often ignored by inv...
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The Missing Link Of Technical Analysis

All disciplines have that one key feature that brings everything together.  Without this item, the process just doesn’t seem to work correctly. This fact is particularly true for technical analysis.  The indicators and charts just don’t appear to work right without this often overlooked feature of technical analysis.   While it is often talked about among traders and even in mainstream financial media, it is often disregarded by traders and investors. This feature of technical analysis is so critical for your success that I refer to it as the “missing link”. The reason many traders a...
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