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Mark Sebastian

Putting the Short Squeeze on Options

One of the most profitable ways to trade is to spot a short squeeze in a stock, commodity, or index.  They happen somewhat often in individual names, less often in commodities, and rarely in an index.  Thus we are going to concentrate on looking at stock short squeezes which happen extremely often.   In this chapter I will discuss what a short squeeze is, how to spot one, and finally how to trade a short squeeze using option trades in the simple form with a follow up in the form of a video that walks through a complex option approach.

NOFT-Traders

Scoring in the Forex Red-Zone with Institutional Target Trading

It’s Sunday afternoon, your team is in the playoffs and the hair is standing on the back of your neck. Once again, they’ve grounded and pounded an agonizing 80 yards over seven minutes to find themselves knocking on the door again.

Will they get it done and come away with a TD and 7 to keep this close? Or will they eke out another field goal, essentially wasting all that time for only three points? The game hangs in the balance and time is running out.

Simon Maierhofer

Increasing the Odds with High Probability Trade Setups

If you’ve been trading or investing for a while, you’ve experienced that most trading systems are not what they are cracked up to be.  Many fall in the category ‘over-promised, but under-delivered.’

The cruel reality is that there is no crystal ball. Even some of the best systems and strategies are right only 60%+/- of the time. Those odds are often embellished with the claim that winning trades are much bigger than losing trades.

Alan Knuckman

Seven Stupid Mistakes that Smart Investors Make

Your investing approach should be a mechanical, methodical execution of disciplined trading rules so that a successful process can be repeated over and over.   Patience is critical to wait for only the best of the best dynamic market opportunities. 

Learn from some of the common mistakes that smart investors make: 

Jason Love

4 Steps to Profit from Reversal Trades

Catching a falling knife, standing in front of a speeding train, buy low and sell high, these are just a few of the terms used (some flattering, others not) to describe the art of trading reversals.  If successfully identified and executed, it can be one of the most lucrative trades that exist.  But the key is...

Roger Scott

High Probability Chart Patterns to Watch

How To Choose The Best Chart Patterns

Today I want to discuss a few different chart patterns that beginners should focus on when they first start out day trading. Many traders start out with what I call indicator fascination and delve into advanced analysis methods that can confuse them and often times discourage them from continuing trading.

Steven Place

How to Earn 30% In A Year In A Low Yield Market

Even with the recent rally in bond yields, the 30 year US Treasury sits at 3%

That means for every $10,000 you invest, you get back a whopping 300 bucks.

In a year.

Seems pretty disappointing, doesn’t it?

Todd Mitchell

How To Generate Triple Digit Gains With Growth and Tech Stocks!

In this report, I’m going to outline the three of the biggest factors that sabotage the majority of stocks, options and ETF traders and show you the steps that you can take to avoid falling into this trap!