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The theory behind trading stocks is straightforward, states Ian Murphy of
You likely have been hearing lots of talk about zero days to expiration options, commonly called 0DTE options, states Bob Lang of
For traders in the options market, the ever-changing landscape of the stock market offers a multitude of opportunities, says Danielle Shay of
This video explains how to enter and calculate closing a weekly put trade after rolling up in the same week, states Alan Ellman of The Blue Collar Investor.
Yes, we’re closing out a lousy September. But yes, the stock market is also trying to finish on a (slightly) higher note. Treasuries are flat. The dollar is weaker. Crude oil, gold, and silver are slightly higher.
Investors were once convinced that nothing could derail this market’s advance. Then, as if on cue with the “seasonal stock market calendar”, the S&P 1500 got hit by August and September. The S&P 1500 has declined more than 6% through last week from the end of July, but stock market history points to better days ahead, explains John Gardner, founder and principal of Blackhawk Wealth Advisors’ Market Insights.
Stocks have been struggling due to rising interest rates and some disappointing economic reports. Plus, with WTI Crude oil surging (and trading near $94 per barrel on Wednesday) inflation concerns have rekindled. But we expect the volatility to subside within the next few weeks, and new buying opportunities to emerge. One fund we like here is Dodge & Cox Global Stock Fund (DODWX), says Rosario “Sal” Salamone, contributing editor of MoneyLetter.
Wall Street faces a conundrum: An aggressive fiscal policy with growing trillion-dollar deficits by Congress in the face of a tight monetary policy by the Federal Reserve. The result has been both stubborn inflationary pressures and the threat of a recession. But our commodity stocks are all showing strength, including uranium producer Energy Fuels Inc. (UUUU), notes Mark Skousen, editor of Forecasts & Strategies.
As the world becomes more data-driven, investors are constantly seeking new and innovative ways to analyze investment opportunities. An example of a tool is ChatGPT, an AI language model created by OpenAI, which applies sophisticated machine learning methods to produce responses that resemble human-like language, states Konstantin Rabin of LearnFX.
There are some important lessons that I want to share now while they are still fresh in my mind, states Steve Reitmeister of Reitmeister Total Return.

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Currently Ian's favorite method for generating profits, this pure play on the US stock market requires attention for just one hour a week on Friday afternoon and is ideal for part-time traders and investors. The strategy is based on stocks making new yearly highs and lows where the signals to enter and exit positions are simple to identify and require no special skills or trading platform. In this 30-minute FREE presentation, I will give a comprehensive introduction to the strategy and share some recent real-life trades executed on my own account with the aid of marked-up charts.