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What’s on the Menu for This Week

What’s on the Menu for This Week Talk about someone sucking all the air out of the room! That’s what Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen is doing, keeping us on the edge of our seats until 2:00 PM Wednesday, when the Open Market Committee’s decision on interest rates is announced. Will she, or won’t she? […]

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Waiting for an Ambush?

We have had choppy action in the major indices this past week, In such an environment, the market often zigs when we expect it to zag. This unpredictable behavior naturally puts us on high alert because both Danger and Opportunity seem to arise quite suddenly. We are either waiting to pounce or waiting for an […]

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Know Your Numbers

Many talk about the psychology of trading and how important it is to develop a mindset that is conducive to being consistently successful at this endeavor. However, there seems to very little written about how to actually live through the daily riggers of trading. How to live through the daily, weekly or monthly drawdowns that […]

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When to Switch Over to Trade the Next Contract Month… When Trading the Index E-Mini Futures?

Believe it or not, we get calls all the time asking this one simple question, so we thought we would answer it quickly for you right now in this short article. There is one day once a quarter where the market (stock index futures contracts that is) does not seem to move very much. Guess […]

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What Affects Equity Option Prices?

Option pricing is based on a variety of factors. There are seven main components that affect the premium of an option. These are: The current price of the underlying financial instrument. The strike price of the option in comparison to the current market price (intrinsic value). The type of option (put or call). The amount […]

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