Avoid the Five Fatal Trading Mistakes and Start Winning in the Market Place

Avoid the Five Fatal Trading Mistakes and Start Winning in the Market Place

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Avoid the Five Fatal Trading Mistakes and Start Winning in the Market Place

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Does Contrarian investing outperform the traditional approach?

The goal for any investor is to make money. Most of us would prefer to make a lot of money, and in a short period of time. But the shorter the time-frame, and the more money you want to make, the greater the Risk in being able to achieve those goals. For this reason, investment […]

Advanced Option Management: An ASX200 Index Options Case Study

Options are an incredibly versatile asset class that provide an unrivalled amount of flexibility… but only when you know what you are doing and how to do it. For many beginning option traders, leverage is the main lure into this domain. It is the exciting world of using only small amounts of capital to control […]

Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) revisited – a tarnished reputation?

A couple of weeks ago, we looked at the performance of Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) The stock has continued to underperform, falling further as confidence has dropped. Interestingly, Newcrest Mining’s market capitalisation (the dollar value the company’s shares are worth in total) sits at around $7.2bn – Newcrest paid a whopping $10bn for the Lihir Gold […]

Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) – All that glistens is not gold

Newcrest Mining (ASX:NCM) has been in the headlines over the past couple of weeks, albeit for all of the wrong reasons. Australia’s largest gold miner should be enjoying boom times, after all, Gold, despite its recent slide and currently at $1384 remains at a significantly higher level than its average for the past decade. Newcrest […]

Calendar Spread – The cheaper option strategy to the Covered Call

An option strategy that I use consistently in the same vain to the Covered Call is the Calendar Spread. There are various different approaches to the Calendar Spread, either as a neutral approach or with a directional bias. And with a few simple rules, it can be a cheaper alternative for those who don’t have […]

The non speculative benefits of call and put option

Call and Put Option Talking about the uses of the Call and put option in a trading strategy often makes the reader immediately assume RISK! These instruments form part of the derivatives family and the typical association with derivatives is usually risky, leveraged tools. Other members include Futures, CFDs and Warrants. And sure, when these […]

Trading Covered Calls on the US Market. Why I believe it is the opportunity of a lifetime!

Managing the balance between Risk and Reward is the blight of every trader and investor. The Covered Call strategy, or Buy Write, is one of the key strategies professionals use to manage Risk. And the US markets provide us with one of the most dynamic environments that are ideally suited for the Covered Call strategy. […]