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pre-earnings options strategy

Use This Low Cost Pre-Earnings Options Strategy

How many times have you thought to yourself that a big stock move is coming and the earnings announcement is going to be the price catalyst? What if I told you there was a simple low-cost strategy with a twist that can position you for both a breakout or breakdown move with limited risk? Believe me. […]

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how many calls to buy

How Many Calls to Buy

How to size one’s options trade is a subject that is certainly open to much debate. However, for traders looking to use options as an alternative to stock, you’re in luck. I have a simple way to think about how many calls to buy to balance leverage and risk. Let’s say stock is trading at […]

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Here’s an Earnings Hack Using Earnings and Revenue Data Every Quarter

The daily deluge in earnings season can be overwhelming and truthfully there are only a few data points that are important and worthy of your time. If you’re interested in earning more (and who isn’t), here’s an earnings hack using earnings and revenue data every quarter. The Heartbeat of Earnings and Revenue Data Each quarter, […]

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Earnings Plan for 3 Tech Giants

Jerremy Alexander Newsome of talks earnings on three of the biggest tech giants—Apple, Amazon, and Google. Earnings are right around the corner… Have you decided how you’re going to play them? Watch Now! Investing Shortcuts – Earnings Plan for 3 Tech Giants from Investing Shortcuts on Vimeo. Check Out the Transcript Below… Hey traders from around […]

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Investing Shortcuts - Oh SNAP!


I wrote an article several weeks ago pointing to the IPO of SNAP (snapchat) as an indication of how this market was eerily similar to the stock market near the end of 1999. You may also know that I believe this market has the triple witching warning signs of high valuation, high enthusiasm, and rising […]

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