5 Lessons and Ways to Profit From This Week

September has gotten off to a pretty good start. The S&P 500 tacked on another 1% this past week, buoyed by a rally in tech stocks and news President Trump was postponing the latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods by two weeks. The S&P 500 is now up about...

3 Common Day Trading Pitfalls And How To Avoid Them

Many people shy away from day trading because they don’t think they are experienced enough or consider it too risky. And while it certainly can be risky, it doesn’t have to be if you have the right system and guidance. I even know newbies who are excelling...

Secret to Making Money On Flat Days

Monday was a fairly quiet day on Wall Street, as the S&P 500 closed just 28 cents lower, a move of -0.01%. It feels like it’s been a while since I’ve written something like that! As I mentioned over the weekend, we’ve seen a lot of wild intraday...

The Trading Week Ahead

Well, for anyone hoping the market was going to be a bit calmer in September than it was in August, those hopes have already been dashed. Sixteen out the 22 trading days in the month of August saw a swing of 1% or more. And September isn’t looking any quieter… at...

Stocks That Trade Like Options!?

You might think I wouldn’t have much in common with penny stock expert Jeff Williams. But there are some striking similarities between the way we trade — and one major difference. The difference is pretty obvious: I trade options on SPY, the highly-liquid ETF...