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Tom’s Weekly Newsletter July 14, 2021

Posted on July 14th, 2021

We are in Earnings season again Two things: One – If you have been through my Earnings Mastery Online Course with my Option Strategist and creator of that course Mike Wade you are licking your chops in anticipation of earnings season and Two – Unless you are trading the earning strategy that calls or holding […]

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter July 07, 2021

Posted on July 7th, 2021

Congratulations Clare White and to all our subscribers!!!!!! We are celebrating our resident Chartered Market Technician Clare White as this week’s newsletter will include her 100th educational article for Tom’s Trading Room, LLC. I have known Clare White for over 2 decades now since she started working as a technical analyst and writer for Optionetics.  […]

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter June 30, 2021

Posted on June 30th, 2021

Hi everyone! This is Jay Harris, Lead Support, and an Option Strategist for Tom Gentile. Tom, as many of you know, is on vacation this week. He and his wife are up in the Pacific Northwest (northern Oregon area-s) picking up a new expedition vehicle, getting training on how to use it and then taking […]

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter June 23, 2021

Posted on June 23rd, 2021

NASDAQ is the star of the three big indeces The Dow Jones Industrial Average isn’t considered the truest gauge of what’s going on with the economy anymore by many investors / money managers. The S&P500 is the index that has more credibility and more reflects our economy and is the benchmark many money managers compare […]

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter June 16, 2021

Posted on June 16th, 2021

Fed Day! I don’t think there was anyone out there who thought the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee was going to raise interest rates today. They didn’t. What stayed the same is their commitment keeping their bond buying program in place. What changed is their outlook on when they could see interest rate hikes coming […]

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter June 09, 2021

Posted on June 9th, 2021

Watching the markets over the past two weeks has been about as exciting as watching paint dry.  The SPY has been stuck at or around the 420 price (equivalent 4200 on S&P500). Calendar or Time Spreads are an option strategy one can consider when the markets or any security you are watching goes in to […]

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter June 02, 2021

Posted on June 2nd, 2021

There is no denying the overhead resistance in the equities markets, specifically for the S&P 500 is holding firm right now. Until we see a price move where prices take out the overhead resistance on meaningful volume it could continue sideways. One either cuts their option trading activity until a more recognizable directional move happens […]

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter May 26, 2021

Posted on May 26th, 2021

Happy 125th birthday, Dow Jones Industrial Average! Here is a list of the original Dow Jones Industrial Average companies which started in 1896, (none of which are in the Dow – or exist – any more). American Cotton Oil, American Sugar, American Tobacco, Chicago Gas, Distilling & Cattle Feeding, General Electric, Laclede Gas, National Lead, […]

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter May 19, 2021

Posted on May 19th, 2021

TRANSITORY.  Definition: Temporary, Not Permanent That is the word heard most of the time when the Fed talks about inflation.  Or the word used by people recapping what the Fed has to say about the prospects of inflation. For now, it seems the central bank is going to keep monetary policy accommodative due to the […]

Tom’s Weekly Newsletter: May 12th, 2021

Posted on May 12th, 2021

The NASDAQ peaked out weeks prior and the strength in the Dow kept the S&P500 from rolling over sooner than it did and now the Dow has topped out (for now?) and had its worst day of trade since January of this year. This now calls out the questions of ‘what to do now?’ Start […]