TECH TALK

Mark Sebastian

Mark Sebastian

OptionPit.com

SPX and VIX Trading

Jim Cramer calls me his ‘VIX GUY’ because when he has VIX questions I have the answers.  It’s not that I am super smart or some sort of mathematician, it’s because I had the opportunity to trade at the firm that rolled out the product. 

Being in close proximity to the brains behind the index helped me learn the ins and outs of the product,  just like if I was a ball boy for a baseball team,  or a student manager for a basketball team.  This is why I can confidently say that understand the VIX is not that hard, and using it might be even easier than understanding it. 

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Staff Writer

Staff Writer

ChartExperts.com

A Closer Look at Some Controversial Stocks

Controversial or not, it’s still one of the most profitable stories of 2017.

Multiple states have approved its medicinal and/or recreational use.  Several more are likely to follow suit. And while Canada has noted it would take its time with regards to broad legalization, the opportunity to find profitable opportunities is big.

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Dr. Barry Burns

Dr. Barry Burns

TopDogTrading.com

3 Options Strategies to Protect Your Trades and Investments

Although many people trade options in place of stocks, they were originally created to hedge stock positions and they can do that quite well if you know what you’re doing.

I’ll share with you 3 different strategies on how you can use options to protect your primary positions, whether it is stocks, commodities, futures or currencies. 

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Forex Alpha

Forex Alpha

NOFT-Traders.com

Quarterback Winning Trades with the Intelligence Funnel

It’s third down, you’re backed up on your own 20 yard line and with penalties you need 15 for a first down. Needless to say, you have to convert.  Yet, you’ve got the hostile crowd which sounds like a thousand jets taking off.  Coaches are yelling in your ear. The play you’re about to run has five options.

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Gail Mercer

Gail Mercer

TradersHelpDesk.com

Using Keltner Channels & Bollinger Bands to Trade with Nadex

Having a binary options trading plan enables traders to identify their entries and exits but more importantly they provide rules that can be executed and measured. Without a plan, if the trader is simply entering or exiting using his “gut instinct” then he cannot measure his results accurately as he does not know which “gut instinct” is working and which one is not working.
 

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Staff Writer

Staff Writer

ChartExperts.com

A Closer Look at Gold as a Monthly Income-Producing Investment

2017 has ushered in a new administration, along with a rapid spike of growth in the stock markets. The Dow broke through the 21,000 mark. That’s a 325% increase since the low of 6460 in February 2009. It has been a wild eight-year run-up in all of the equity indices.

But how long can it last?

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Stephen W. Bigalow

Stephen W. Bigalow

CandlestickForum.com

High Profit Candlestick Signals and Patterns

As long as buyers and sellers have been trading the markets, two predominant sentiments have been in play: fear and greed. Centuries ago, Japanese rice traders developed the candlestick method to graphically depict trader sentiment. It has worked successfully for hundreds of years, and still works today. Candlestick analysis can help you make better trading decisions about investor sentiment in the markets.

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Steven Primo

Steven Primo

SpecialistTrading.com

Five Exit Strategies that will Change the Way You Trade

There are countless strategies that show you where to enter a trade, but do you really know where to exit a trade?

At SpecialistTrading.com, our mission is to put the power of making the best trading decisions squarely in the trader's hands. Ulimately, you are in charge of your trading destiny, and we want you to be able to make the right decisions without having to rely on pundits, talking heads on TV and on tips.

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Chuck Hughes

Chuck Hughes

ChuckHughes.com

A Simple Low-Risk, High Probability Options Strategy

One of the simplest but most effective entry timing indicators are the Keltner Channels which can quickly and easily be downloaded from investing websites such as www.StockCharts.com. Steps for down loading the Keltner Channels follow.

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