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Top Stocks to Trade for Fall/Winter 2015

Free Options Mastery System With thousands of stocks and ETF’s available to trade how do you know which ones to look at? Does it seem like there is a new hot name every day you turn on CNBC or Bloomberg? It drives me crazy when I see people chasing the big name in the news […]

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How to Use Position Sizing to Boost Trading Profits

One of the topics that comes up quite often with our Options Mastery students has to do with knowing what type of position size to use when placing trades. Whether you are swing trading or day trading this topic is always a tricky one. Many courses and instructors encourage using a fixed percent of account […]

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Using Crazy Market Volatility to Your Advantage

With market volatility picking up over the last 6 weeks, it’s really important to make sure your trading toolbox is ready to profit from whatever the market throws your way. While many newer traders are focused on playing market upside exclusively, experienced traders know that there is actually more opportunity when markets head lower. This […]

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For most, the answer to this question is the dreaded choppy market. It could be the slow choppy market like we see during the summer months when many markets just sit in a tight range. Or it could also be the wild choppy market where we see big moves back and forth with no follow […]

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Can you trade AMZN, PCLN and TWTR with a small account? See how do it with options.

“Are options really worth the time and effort to learn?” “Options seem too complex for me.” These are a few of the comments I often hear from newer traders. People are fascinated with the financial markets and have that dream of hitting it big but for most people they think they have to buy stocks […]

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Looking for big profits? ETF Options are where you need to be.

With market volatility really picking up over the last number of weeks, it’s a perfect time to look at how you can profit from the wild swings through the use of options. Many traders hear the word volatility and immediately think it’s a bad thing when actually it’s something that can make you a ton […]

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Trading Volatile Options in World Changing Times

Are Global Events Changing the Trading World? by Mike Rykse Being involved in the financial markets for the past decade I have been able to see many different market conditions play out. I have seen the market crash back in ‘08 and ‘10 followed by a move to all time highs ever since. We have […]

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Options Drawdowns

Options Trading Odds – Is the pursuit of perfection slowing you down?

by Mike Rykse There aren’t many activities that I love more than trading. Being a sports fan is something that ranks right up there though. It’s amazing how many similarities there are between the two. I was reminded of this while working with one of my Options Mastery students over the last few weeks. One […]

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What Should I Be Doing When I Hit a Losing Streak?

If you have traded the markets for any length of time you know that markets can and will change every so often. The problem with most trading systems is that they are designed for one type of market condition and that is it. As soon as conditions change, you are left with a system that […]

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Understanding the Power of Quitting

Coach Mike Rykse wrote this article for one of our print newsletters and it remains one of the most important trading concepts we’ve introduced for the active trader.  In fact, in literally dozens of trading plans, over thousands of trades using a Power of Quitting 1 or 2 has easily outpaced virtually any other approach. […]

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