When I was about six years old, I played a game of chess with my dad after dinner. I always lost. That started changing when I was around ten years old when I started reading chess books. At some point, I started winning every game and my dad stopped playing chess with me. I learned that educating yourself with books shortcuts the … [Read more...] about Learn from the Best!
I've been bullish on the U.S. markets for some time but I primarily trade a market neutral strategy called the Road Trip Trade. Here's a sample of what a typical Road Trip Trade looks like: If I was correct with the bullish market direction opinion, I wanted to participate in the rally. The accounts I trade are in a Commodity Trading … [Read more...] about The Combination Trade
If you remember Black Monday on October 19, 1987, you recall the market declined 22.68% in one day. This was the largest one-day percentage decline in the DJIA. It took until early 1989 for the market to recover to its previous high set in August 1987. In the aftermath of Black Monday, regulators changed protocols and created new trading … [Read more...] about Trading Curb – Market Circuit Breakers
Dan Harvey is a well known options trader who specialized in Iron Condor trading for many years. Dan had an article published about him in SFO magazine in 2008. Over time, Dan noticed several problems with Iron Condors so he modified them to address their shortcomings. The new version was a weird looking Iron Condor so Dan called it … [Read more...] about The Reverse Harvey