5 TRADING MISTAKES YOU SHOULD AVOID

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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The 10 Commandments of Covered Call writing – from a seasoned Professional

Covered Call writing has become the mainstay of my market exposure. It is my bread and butter, so to speak. I’ve implemented this strategy since 2003, dealing mostly with positions on the US stock markets. And while how I approach this strategy has changed very little in more than 10 years, there are some subtle […]

So did you manage to “nab” some profits this week?

Apologies for the play on words – couldn’t help myself 5.10am at the airport and mulling over the week’s trading! That said and in all sincerity did you get your piece of the action this week with ANZ and NAB both announcing chunky profits and an outlook takes us right back to the halcyon days […]

$17 Trillion Spent: What’s to show for it?

The US Government’s debt ceiling has been one of the most talked about themes in financial and non-financial circles for weeks. The un-parallelled levels of debt that have been created, almost beggar belief at more than $17trillion. A staggering figure and here is the question. What exactly does the US have to show for this […]

How to Manage your Portfolio with AIE

Through the AIE Trade Me Recommendation service, all the hard work has been taken out of the decision-making process. Our analytical team explores the markets, crunches the numbers, evaluates the Risk, and selects trading positions. Each one of us has started with a various amount of investment capital, and with our own personal goals in […]

2014 – a make or break year for traders?

As we move into the back end of the year and set ourselves up for the festive season, it is always interesting to plan and build into the New Year. Equally, it provides a natural point to take a step back and review. Each year, we publish our Outrageous Market Predictions for the following year […]

The $17bn bonanza – Why the Australian equity market is driving higher – up, up and away

The past couple of weeks have seen the pawl of smoke with investors concerned over a US default – something that was never going to happen. The consequences for the long term health of the World’s largest economy were beyond what would be a pyrrhic victory for Republican party. This will likely be revisited again […]

Trade Recommendation RIO (ASX:RIO) Bear Call Spread

Trade of the Week   RIO (ASX:RIO) – Bear Call Spread Option Strategy This week we took an early profit on a RIO bear call spread, 14 days prior to options expiration. The trade was entered on 11th Sept as a pair of spreads, namely a bull put on BHP, and the abovementioned bear call […]

How to choose shares to buy

The single most common question I am asked by the general public is, “What is a good share to buy?” Although this is a fair question, the assumption is that knowing what share to buy is the key to successful investing in the stock market. And here lies the problem. All of your focus is […]

Australia is not shut down – we are open for business!

Dominating the headlines over the past week has been the US shutdown – where federal workers have been told to stay at home – effectively on unpaid leave. The reason for this – since the end of the US financial year (30th Sept) a new budget for 2013/14 has yet to be approved and hence […]

Does size really matter? – Iron Ore

Well I guess it depends on who you ask and what you are talking about, but when it comes to Iron Ore, it would seem so! Reports and Research Over the past week, being on the “flying library”, I have had a chance to catch up on a few things, one of which is some […]