Market Musings

It's where I share all my best stuff, educational articles, market insights, ideas and everything else that matters for happy trading.

This is What's Stopping You from Making Money

Why do most traders lose money, even though they have time tested trading system with proven strategies?

A lot of this has to do with how they manage their emotions once they are in a trade. Let's dive deeper to understand what goes on in a trader's mind.

The majority of us have spent a great amount of time searching for the holy grail in trading.

We are attracted by the amazing news in media that so and so has just made a big fortune from the stock markets. We are amazed by their trading...

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5 Things I Wished I Knew Before I Started Trading

There is a saying that 90% of the retail trader and investors tends to lose money. Why is it so?

And what does the 10%, who makes money, do differently?

In this video, I will share with you the 5M framework:

  • Mindset
  • Money
  • Method
  • Mentor
  • Move

Use the 5M framework to help you become the best trader you can be.

Enjoy :)

By the way, have you registered for your FREE 4-Day Options Bootcamp?

Here is the link to register -> https://www.optionpundit.com/masterclass

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How Lui Made Over +US$1 million in Profits

Almost every trader knows about Warren Buffett, George Soros, Ray Dalio, Bill Ackman, or other billionaires Wall Street stock wizards.

But what about the real traders from Main Street?

Are there any success stories worth emulating?

Find out more as I answer this question by conversing with top real traders that I had the good fortune of either mentoring or working with.

This special series is called "Options Market Wizards" where I will introduce you to some good traders who...

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How to pick stocks to invest?

Everybody wants to be the next Warren Buffett but how do you actually get started? There are a few thousand companies listed in the US alone! How do you start screening and filtering companies?

Find out more as I explained this in the session answering common questions such as:

  • How do you find stocks?
  • 3 main ways to search for stocks
  • When and how to use Iron Condor? 
  • Understanding your investing view
  • Q&A

Share this with your friends or trading buddies so they can learn...

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Is Options trading dangerous?

It's a human tendency to cross-check whenever we encounter something new, whether if it is dangerous, read up reviews on it before giving it a try.

It is even more human nature to assume everything unknown to be dangerous. This could be a good habit and it can definitely save us from certain disasters.

However, how we come to the conclusion that something is dangerous matters a lot. Turning away from new knowledge simply because you assume it’s dangerous is no way to make you a better...

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What is an Iron Condor options trading strategy?

Iron condor options trading strategy is used by almost every professional options trader. It is a great strategy if you don't want to forecast where markets are heading.

It is a market-neutral options trading strategy. But it can be overwhelming...

Find out more as I explained this strategy in the session answering common questions such as:

  • What is an Iron condor options trading strategy?
  • How to build it.
    • I show an example using the ThinkofSwim trading platform from TD Ameritrade?
  • When...
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Meet Karthik - OptionPundit's Newest Rising Star!

Meet Karthik - Our Newest Rising Star.

Karthik is based in Bangalore India, an engineer by profession.

Since young, Karthik has always been intrigued with millionaires and billionaires. He knew that the majority of them made their fortunes in the stock market. 

Naturally, Karthik follows along. However, every time he invests in the stock market, he will lose money. That's when he realized he needs to find a good mentor who has been there and done there to teach and guide him on this...

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Why you should not trade zero days to expiration options?

Do you know, most newbie options traders love trading zero days to expiration or as known as 0 DTE options. One can't blame them, the rewards possibility is so great!! But then so are the dangers..

This week, I'm going to share with you, why trading 0 days to expiration options might not be that great idea..in fact, if you missed attending live training, here is full, raw recording for your viewing..

In this video, I cover the following:

  • What is the days-to-expiration (DTE) in the options...
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What is a covered call strategy? Key Concepts and Examples

The covered call strategy is one of the most popular options trading strategies that involves selling call options against stock that you already own thus enhancing investment returns on a stock holding.

Covered Call Explained

Let's dive deeper to understand all about it.

Imagine, over the years, you have been building your stock portfolio, investing through monthly company stock purchase plans only to realize that its performance is not in line with overall market. Or have you...

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Meet Siew Wan - OptionPundit's Newest Rising Star!

Meet Siew Wan - Our Newest Rising Star.

Siew Wan, a freelance graphic designer based in Selangor Malaysia. She lost her full-time job during the pandemic and she needed a second source of income which drive her to start her options trading journey.

In late 2020, after attending the Options Success Formula (OSF) program with OptionPundit, Siew Wan managed to generate 24% in 4 months’ time, and she got back 4x of the tuition fees amount.

In this series, Siew Wan shares about the...

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