Speaker Details


John Carter is president of Simpler Trading, has been a full-time trader since 1996, and has actively traded for the past 25 years. He grew up the son of a Morgan Stanley stockbroker and was introduced to options trading as a sophomore in high school. Mr. Carter launched www.SimplerOptions.com to post his trading ideas. Today, he has a following of more than 50,000 people. Mr. Carter publishes a free daily as well as a premium newsletter that discusses specific trade set-ups in the financial markets, as well as commentary on the overall economic outlook. McGraw-Hill released his book, Mastering the Trade, in January 2006 and the second edition in March 2012. Mr. Carter studied international finance at the University of Cambridge in England before graduating from the University of Texas at Austin.

Content from John Carter

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2 Simple Option Strategies That Work

Option trading doesn't have to be complicated, says John Carter, explaining two ways anyone can use options to either buy stocks without huge capital outlay or earn extra income. We’re talkin…

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Bonds: The “Trade of the Decade”

The euro debt crisis has forced assets to pour into safe havens like bonds, says John Carter, but it’s the unwinding of the bond bubble that could create the trade of a lifetime. The wild and…

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Trading Options the Simple Way

Option trading doesn’t have to be complicated, says John Carter, who teaches some simple, yet profitable option trading strategies that work on a variety of stocks and ETFs. Option trading ca…

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How to Short the Euro with Less Risk

Shorting the euro will remain the primary trade in world currency markets for 2012, says John Carter, who shares his outlook and a risk-controlled idea for profiting from ongoing euro weakness using o…

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New Era Begins for BIDU Traders

Baidu.com, Inc. (BIDU) has had a great run to the up side, but John Carter describes the massive technical pattern that has shifted the focus firmly down and tells how to use options to play it. Wh…

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Major US Dollar Rally Is Coming

The US dollar is primed for a major move into 2012, says John Carter, who explains the huge impact this will have on global equity and commodity markets, and how traders can play the move using option…

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A Dollar Development Few See Coming

While the US dollar remains fundamentally weak, John Carter predicts that a period of strength will catch many off guard and reviews important price drivers and levels to watch. John Carter joins m…

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Don’t Chase the Headlines

Chasing the news or the day's hot market is an easy way to get stuck "holding the bag," says John Carter. Instead, stick to proven set-ups and rely on your methods to stay ahead in the …