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Day and swing traders inevitably trigger many wash sale loss adjustments (WS) amounting to tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. Take a loss on a security, repurchase it within 30 days (after or before), and that creates a WS loss, states Robert Green of GreenTraderTax.com.
I’ve been really busy this week trying to secure a low five-figure deal on a website I’ve been stalking for the past nine months, says Stefan Von Imhof of Alts.co.
back in the days, when I started trading, I was focused on daytrading, and I would spend several hours a day sitting in front of the computer watching quotes and placing trades, writes Markus Heitkoetter of Rockwell Trading.
Augmented reality is finally ready for the mass market. New AR devices are coming soon that will change the way we learn, play and see the world, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
Leading variety retailer Dollar General (DG) posted robust second quarter results a month ago, reporting $9.4 billion in revenues, up 9% YoY, compared to $8.6 billion a year ago, observes Todd Shaver, editor of Bull Market Report.
Darden Restaurants (DRI) is one of the best-managed casual dining companies in our coverage group, asserts John Staszak, an analyst with Argus Research, a leading independent Wall Street research firm. 
Stock market sell-offs don’t affect every company negatively and some stocks that have been knocked down will bounce back, suggests Mark Skousen, editor of TNT Trader. 
Guggenheim Taxable Municipal Bond & Investment Grade Debt Trust (GBAB) seeks to provide current income and long-term capital appreciation, observes Marty Fridson, dividend expert and editor of Forbes/Fridson Income Securities Investor. 
The Fed is fighting inflation with strong action, and Chair Jerome Powell has made it clear that they intend to stomp it out with bold interest rate hikes, notes Bob Lang of ExplosiveOptions.net.
In this video, Alan Ellman of The Blue Collar Investor answers a question on closing a covered call position early to protect profits.

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CRISPR technology has had two watershed moments this summer indicating that it is about change healthcare as we know it. Learn about the upcoming catalysts for publicly traded gene editing companies. At its core, CRISPR is a pair of biological scissors that cut and replace genes in living organisms' cells. It has the potential to disrupt virtually every facet of our lives, from curing genetic diseases, detecting and treating cancers, treating HIV, to even bioengineering new crops and plants to feed the world's growing population.
Join Nasdaq's head of index options content, Kevin Davitt, to learn about term structure in futures markets with an emphasis on volatility. Understand how term structure impacts option values and can be used to manage volatility risk.

Join trading legend and serial entrepreneur, Tom Sosnoff, for a 30-minute real-time earnings strategy session utilizing the tastyworks platform.
Buying puts to protect your long stock can be a great way to mitigate market risk—but how can you pay for it? By selling a call against the protective put, investors can create a collar around their stock position as a hedging tool, while still allowing for some upward market participation. Join OIC instructor Mark Benzaquen as he explores the basics as well as the complex nuances of this widely used defensive strategy.
In this presentation, Dana Samuelson will explain how inflation has trapped the Fed into committing yet another policy error, one that will continue to reverberate in currency markets worldwide, which in turn has put gold and silver temporarily on sale. He'll also comment on why equities markets remain extremely vulnerable to further declines, and how gold offers safe haven in what could be six of the most turbulent economic months ahead of us all.

Big institutions have dominated trading for decades with their powerful data-mining capability. However, with better access to data and strategies, retail traders are now on a levelled playing field. In this presentation, Matt Choi will share with you an aggressive quantitative options strategy that can power through the current hyperinflation environment. Mr. Choi will walk you through his strategy from data mining to entry and exit, and how to structure options to potentially double your investment on each trade. This session is specifically for retail traders looking for an aggressive short/medium term options strategy. (Pre-requisite: basic/intermediate options).

Join this exclusive webinar with Orrin Barrow of Kay Properties and Investments to learn why multi-family and self-storage are considered buoy investments, and how Delaware Statutory Trust investments blend both anchor and buoy philosophies. Mr. Barrow will also give examples of a buoy Delaware Statutory Trust investment, and an anchor Delaware Statutory Trust investment.

Manuel Blay will share how to use the Dow Theory to trade all kinds of ETFs, to build a diversified portfolio with marked drawdown reduction and significant outperformance with just a few trades per year. You will learn how to avoid bear markets and deep corrections and get aboard with the ETFs that stand to profit most when a new bull market starts. He will explain that defensive sectors are not the best way to protect your portfolio. Why the Dow Theory? Because it is the most accurate trend-following method when properly applied, and Manuel will prove it with hard and fast data.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell has been increasingly hawkish. Indeed he, along with his colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee, unanimously raised the federal funds rate by 75 basis points on Wednesday, September 21, after doing the same at the previous two meetings of the Fed's monetary policy committee. The Fed is committed to bringing inflation down even if that causes a recession, according to Powell. So, is a recession inevitable? Might inflation moderate without a recession. Dr. Ed Yardeni will address these and other questions relevant to bond and stock investors.
Join Damon Pavlatos as he dissects and analyzes the markets live. With 44 years of experience in the futures industry, he will show you how he frames out his trades after analyzing the current market at hand. Mr. Pavlatos will also review the basis behind trades made in the previous three days and frame out potential trades for the following day. This will be unscripted since we will watch the markets live together.

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