June 2007

Protect Profit in an Options Call by Buying a Put

June 28, 2007

Protect Profit in an Options Call by Buying a Put Here’s a tricky one but very useful. A man bought a 90-day Call at 50 (stock was selling at 50) for $350. In 60 days the stock rose to 70. At this price of 70 he has a 20-point profit, less the cost of his […]

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June 27: How Opening Up A Low Cost Offshore Bank Account Can Be Easy And Relatively Painless

June 27, 2007

How would you like to find the three simple tips that will help you open a low cost offshore bank account quickly and easily. Before we look at the three things youíll need to provide in order to open your low cost offshore bank account, letís look at what you should know about offshore banks.

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Purchasing a Put Option to Maintain a Short Position

June 26, 2007

Purchasing a Put Option to Maintain a Short Position A man is short of 100 shares of XYZ which he sold short at 55 (he hopes to buy it back at 30)—the stock is now selling at 50. He originally deposited funds with his broker to margin this short sale but he now has use […]

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June 23: Anonymous Offshore Bank Accounts and There Benefits

June 23, 2007

This article will give you three main reasons why anonymous offshore bank accounts might be for you: profit, privacy, and protection Ė or the 3 Pís.

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MetaStock Standard Deviation Function

June 23, 2007

MetaStock Standard Deviation Function Standard Deviation is simply a statistical measure of volatility. It measures how widely values (e.g. closing prices) are spread from the average (e.g. mean closing price). The more dispersed the data is, the higher the `deviation’ and the higher the volatility. The lower the deviation, the lower the volatility. Often, standard […]

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MetaStock Gap Down Function

June 21, 2007

MetaStock Gap Down Function The Gap Down function simply identifies securities that have gapped down in price, i.e. today’s high is lower than yesterday’s low. Although, this is easily coded in itself, Metastock has pre-defined this function. SYNTAX GapDown() APPLICATION Since the gapdown function has no parameters, it would normally be used with other conditional […]

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June 21: What is the Dow and Why do we Pay Attention to It

June 21, 2007

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is an index of 30 blue chip stock that are commonly traded in the United States. It was created on May 26, 1896, and at the time only had 12 stocks on it. The DOW opened at 40.94.

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MetaStock Cross Function

June 19, 2007

MetaStock Cross Function The Cross function identifies when one data array crosses above another data array. Similarly, when used in reverse, it shows when one data array crosses below another. Since this function’s parameters can be set to any data array, it can be quite versatile in identifying anything from a moving average crossover to […]

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June 18: What is SRI

June 18, 2007

SRI Stands for Socially Responsibly Investing and SRI indexes and founds strive to be just that. What is it? Socially Responsible Investing is basically the art of putting your money where your beliefs are. Since different people have different beliefs, it is going to be different for every one. Some Investors see it as Investing in the things they like and believe in. Others see it as a tool to use their influence as an investor to achieve social and economic goals. Still others see it simply as a way to profit from changes in the cultural climate or changes in society.

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MetaStock Highest Since Bars Ago Function

June 17, 2007

MetaStock Highest Since Bars Ago Function The Highest Since Bars Ago function is a variation on the Highest Since function. The difference being that instead of returning the highest value of the selected data array since the N th most recent occurrence of a defined expression occurred, it will return the number of periods have […]

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