Graphene’s Mystical Properties Creates Opportunities Part 1

I do not think I have seen a material with such a jack-of-all-trades quality as graphene. I’m sure many have not heard about it. Those who have know of the fantastical properties attributed to it. The weird part is that these are not urban myths or media hype. Graphene has the potential to do all… 

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Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Value in Options

I have incorporated this topic into my other article, but I wanted one that focused on this topic so I can reference it as necessary for future options trades. Understanding intrinsic value and extrinsic value can help you identify profitable opportunities. Remember options are an agreement to buy or sell the underlying stock at the… 

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Using Covered Calls to Generate Regular Returns – The Long Version

Covered calls are a great, and in my opinion under used strategy from generating regular returns off open positions. “Capital preservation” is an old favorite among those people who want to use the stock market to grow their retirement savings to keep up with rising costs and some stable appreciation. They are some of the… 

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My Review of The Little Book of Big Profits from Small Stocks by Hilary Kramer

The subtitle of this book is “Why You’ll Never Buy a Stock Over $10 Again” and it makes a compelling point. Stocks below $10 can have a great return on investment. The primary reason is that some of the largest pools of wealth are conservative and have rules about investing in stocks below $10 or… 

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My Review of The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb tops my list of books that have changed the way I think about almost everything. There is no such list, and if I were to write one it would probably just be this book and then nothing else. Other books have taught me… 

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Local Highs and Lows and Drawing Lines

I’ll keep this one short since it’s the weekend and most are probably familiar with this stuff. I am not the biggest fan of technical analysis and charting. I prefer to look at the fundamentals and only use technical analysis for timing. I’ve softened my dislike though since starting in options. For short-term options, technicals… 

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