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Meet Cecilia - OptionPundit's Newest Rising Star!

rising stars Jan 18, 2021

Meet Cecilia - Our Newest Rising Star.

Cecilia is a mother of 2 from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and working as a concept engineer in the Oil & Gas industry. Cecilia has some prior background in value investing. However, with her responsibilities as a mum, while juggling her work in a fast-paced demanding Oil & Gas industry, she finds it hard to find time to research companies. 

In the midst of finding another method, her friend Dianna recommended her to explore...

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The Butterfly Effect

How you get better at options trading or for that matter any new specialized skill  largely depends on your attitude towards learning.

Age old wisdom says "to stop learning is to stop growing". However, when faced with something new, unfamiliar subject, our mind's first reaction is to resist the change or go back to our comfort zone.

Let me tell you a beautiful short story that explains the importance of "the process" of learning an growing.

The Butterfly

Once a little boy was playing...

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Meet Sky - OptionPundit's Newest Rising Star!

rising stars Jan 10, 2021

Meet Sky - Our Newest Rising Star.

Sky is from Singapore and has been investing for more than 5 years prior to coming in contact with OptionPundit. Sky primarily focused on stocks. After initial unsuccessful attempts with options almost a decade ago, he restarted trading options actively just a few years ago.

In 2020, after attending the Options Success Formula (OSF) program at OptionPundit, Sky managed to generate over US$20,000 profit on his portfolio!

Watch the video to...

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The stock market is in a 'fully-fledged epic bubble' – Warns Jeremey Grantham

It's a full fledged epic bubble, writes one of my favorite investors Jeremy Grantham of GMO.

“The long, long bull market since 2009 has finally matured into a fully-fledged epic bubble. Featuring extreme overvaluation, explosive price increases, frenzied issuance, and hysterically speculative investor behavior, I believe this event will be recorded as one of the great bubbles of financial history, right along with the South Sea bubble, 1929, and 2000.” 

He further...

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Meet Wenya - OptionPundit's Newest Rising Star!

rising stars Jan 03, 2021

Meet Wenya - Our Newest Rising Star.

Wenya hails from Singapore. As a soft spoken and unassuming person, Wenya, has worked in the IT industry for the past 10 years and was totally new to the financial markets prior to coming in contact with OptionPundit. 

In 2020, after attending the Options Success Formula (OSF) program at OptionPundit, Wenya started to incorporate OSF mechanics into her trading style and has made 60% return on her portfolio over the past four and a...

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Why I Opened a Bullish Options Trade on Alibaba (BABA)

baba call option Dec 29, 2020

On 24 Dec 2020, I shared a trade idea on BABA on our telegram community channel (if you are not a member yet, join our community for FREE).

Soon after the post, I received a note from one of our readers to help him/her understand why I took that trade (btw, thank you my reader for your kind words):

 

I decided to answer this via detailed post as many other readers might have similar question.

Here are the trade details:

  • Underlying stock: BABA
  • Type of Option: Call...
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Why Next 7 Days Matter

Next 7 days are crucial for the stock markets, especially this year.

Historically Bullish 

Historically, Christmas eve to 2nd trading day of the new year time period is bullish for US stock markets. According to Stock Market Almanac, the average S&P 500 gains over this seven trading-day range since 1969 are a respectable 1.3%

However, when this Santa Claus rally doesn't materialize, following years are often flat or down. Once again using data from SMA, the last six time this rally...

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Fasten Your Seat Belts For The Final Countdown

US Presidential Election 2020 campaigns are in the final phase now. Get ready for the market volatility and use options for the opportunities at the same time.

Weekend is usually when I set aside certain hours to prepare for the upcoming week and review trading ideas. Also a time to review what worked and what didn't work. I strongly believe that Success is not a milestone, it is a journey and a constant evaluation, retrospect is necessary for a greater future.

So, how do you do this...

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Main Street's Option Market Wizards: Judy Tan

Almost every traders knows who is Warren Buffett, George Soros, Ray Dalio, Bill Ackman or other billionaire Wall Street stock wizards ?

But what about the real traders from the 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 good fortune of either mentoring or working with.

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This special series is called "Option...

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Who added more value to Apple? Steve Jobs or Tim Cook?

Apple is now the largest listed company by market cap on the planet earth, boasting a value of more than $2.163 trillion, according to FactSet data.

Apple, An Incredible Journey to 2 Trillions

Apple (AAPL) became the first company in the US to close at $2 trillions market cap on Wednesday when AAPL stock price hit ~$468/share. It was another milestone for the maker of iPhones, Mac computers and Apple Watches, cementing its title as the world’s most valuable public company and...

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