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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.

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

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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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Welcome to New OptionPundit Community Portal

community Aug 19, 2020
 

As part of providing the best experience to you, My team and I are continuously looking for better solutions to enhance your learning.

In the past, to access old forum, you needed to login differently and needed to remember multiple user-id and passwords. 

Now everything is in one place, we call it OP community. 

You can simply login from the top menu of this website or click to login here

Should you have any questions or comments, please write those in the comments section...

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How to Trade Corporate Earnings with Options

 

Corporate earnings "season" – when a lot of companies issue earnings reports – is a time when stock volatility is very high and investors can profit from targeted, short-term options positions. 

Why Are Earnings Announcements So Important to Traders and Investors?

All publicly traded US corporations release mandatory earnings reports every quarter. These four-times-a-year corporate earning news releases allows investors to judge how well a company's business is going. Are...

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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Trading?

 

So, You want to be a trader or investor.

During the last 20+years, since I first enter into the world of financial markets, I have seen historic bull markets, many painful crashes, and the rise and fall of many industry titans. It’s nothing short of a Hollywood movie full of dramatic emotions, financial gains & pains.

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

Why is it so? And what is that 10%, who makes money, do differently? I...

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How Will The 2020 US Presidential Election Affect Stock Markets?

Is there an investing strategy that one can use to profit from 2020 US Presidential Election?

2020 US Presidential Election

Historically, S&P 500 volatility has typically been higher in election years than in non-election years, as markets frequently reprice the probability of the future administration’s policies.

Since 1932, an incumbent US president has never failed to win re-election unless a recession has occurred during their time in office.

If you examine the return of the...

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Negative Oil Prices: What does it Mean and How to Profit from Record Low Oil Prices?

The price of one American oil futures contract crashed on Monday into the negative for the first time in history.

The May WTI crude contract CL.1, -113.23% CLK20, -113.23% closed at -$37.63 a barrel, a one-day drop of $55.90, or 306%, according to Dow Jones Market Data. Those prices—at negative $$ per barrel—mean that companies must now pay a buyer to take oil off their hands and store it if they want to exit the market. 

Since the COVID-19 epidemic started, S&P500...

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What is a circuit breaker in stock market? How does it work?

What is a circuit breaker in stock market? How does it work? And what is a trading halt?

Though these are rare occurrences but market situations like today can trigger these rare triggers.

A trading halts, sometimes referred to as a circuit breaker is a financial regulatory instrument that is in place to prevent stock market crashes from occurring. As a result, circuit breakers stop trading as per rules in order to allow accurate information to flow amongst market participants.

As a reminder,...

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How the CORONAVIRUS is Impacting Global Stock Markets

Outbreak of coronavirus or Covid-19 has resulted in crippling stock markets world over.

After hitting all time 2weeks ago, S&P500 has crashed over 10% in less than two weeks and the results are not much different elsewhere in the global markets.

Not All Asset Classes Are Down

Though there are several ways one can slice and dice asset classes, for this article I will assume four major asset classes and exclude cash and currencies:

  • Bonds US 30 years
  • Gold using Gold Futures
  • Stock Markets...
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Using Probability in Options Trading

 

On a weekend afternoon, I received a phone call from one of my mentees who was learning to trade options using a high probability options trading system.

He was a diligent trader who always analysed his trades after they closed and made it a point to read up on trading. This time around, he had a few losing options trades in S&P500. After analysing his trades, though, he couldn’t identify what errors he had made which had led to losses. So, he decided to give me a call to seek my...

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