April 2006

April 30: 9 Deadly Trading Mistakes

April 30, 2006

The following are a list of nine things you want to avoid at all costs. Anyone of them can literally destroy your financial dreams and goals!

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Tips For Successful Free Stock Trades – Part 1

April 30, 2006

Tips For Successful Free Stock Trades – Part 1 There is no one-size-fits all solution in free stock trades. You will have your most successful free stock trades with a system that is customized to fit your needs, your style of trading and your risk comfort level. Then you need the discipline to follow your […]

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April 29: Picking Mutual Funds to Outperform the Market

April 29, 2006

With over 6,000 mutual funds available, it may be tempting to pick funds from a popular star or index rating system. Savvy investors, however, balance multiple factors in their selection process. Ratings represent only the historical performance of funds and cannot predict the future.

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Ten Direct Access Stock Trading Warning Signs

April 28, 2006

Ten Direct Access Stock Trading Warning Signs When direct access stock trading goes well, you feel great. When direct access stock trading goes poorly, it feels like a disaster. Many traders who are successful initially often end up losing all their gains and more. To stay successful, you have to vigilant. You need to watch […]

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April 26: Buy high and sell low — It’s not a typo.

April 26, 2006

Buy high and sell low — It’s not a typo.

Millions of investors guarantee their failure by selecting mutual funds and stocks based on quarterly or annual performance records. Do you chase performance? You might be buying high and selling low!

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Tax Deferral Strategies For Stock Option Picks

April 25, 2006

Tax Deferral Strategies For Stock Option Picks Several Different Scenarios For Stock Option Picks If the stock option picks were to trade down in an area between $80.00 and $82.00 by January 2004 expiration, you would be able to sell the stock option picks for their exact price at that time. You would lose a […]

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April 24: How to Make Big Money Safely in Stock Market

April 24, 2006

Stock Market is Tough Place to Make Any Money Consistently. NASDAQ or SP&500 averaged about -6% per year for 5 years between 1999 and 2003. Many individual investors who made killing in the internet bubble period got wiped out during those 5 years. Many who trusted Wall Street experts by investing their life savings into mutual fund had rude awakening after the huge loss and scandals in many of the famous fund names.

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Time & Diagonal Spreads For Stocks Options Trading

April 23, 2006

Time & Diagonal Spreads For Stocks Options Trading You Must Understand These Spreads and How They Affect Stocks Options Trading Behavior of the Spread In Stocks Options Trading. Time spreads can be a profitable investment strategy for stocks options trading if you understand the concept of time decay. A time spread is designed to take […]

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April 22: Oil Stocks CHK WLL – What Is Their Worth

April 22, 2006

CHK is my favorite oil or natural gas stock. Here is updated Net Asset Value (NAV) table from CHK July 2004 earning release:

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How Your Premium can Affect An Option

April 21, 2006

How Your Premium can Affect An Option Premium is the total amount of money (price) you pay for an option. So, if the Microsoft (MSFT) May 65 calls cost you $1.50 then the $1.50 is the amount of the premium of the option. The total price of an option (premium) consists of two components. Those […]

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