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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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 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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Is Financial Market in a bubble now?

During the last several weeks, many of you reached out to me asking following questions:

  • Is the market in a bubble?
  • It is all time high and experts keep saying that market is about to crash but it keeps going up. What's you view?
  • Are there some simple ways I can decide to stop out without complicating things?

How to Manage Exits in a Simple Way

So, to answer these questions, I decided organize a small interactive session via Facebook LIVE. I answered above questions and also added a...

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Main Street's Option Market Wizards: Tony

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 "Option Market Wizards" where I will introduce you to some good traders who started with...

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Main Street's Option Market Wizards: John Chong

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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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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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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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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