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An iron condor can be designed to accommodate your risk tolerance and account objectives, but those adjustments will always have a tradeoff.…


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I started the positive leg of my trading journey the minute I took my first trading class. Just like numerous other graduates of the trading school,…


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After a major decline that ended in August, the Dow Industrials and Dow Transports staged sharp rallies into September, then retreated but held…


Nordic American: Tankers, Oil, and Storage

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How to Trade Iron Condors (Part 1)

Tickers: SPY, GLD, IWM

There are more option strategies than option strategists, but at their heart, they are all modifications of basically two ideas: buying or selling…