Category: Strategy

A Quick Discussion on Profit Taking in Options Trading

Posted on August 19th, 2022

This is NOT going to be a discussion on when to take profits on stock holdings or investments as we are not Registered Investment Advisors, (RIA’s). Discussion on that matter is to be done between you and your broker/financial professional(s). We are primarily options traders, and it is the topic of taking profits and managing […]

Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and a Historical Pattern for It 

Posted on August 5th, 2022

When looking at the Money Calendar data one can further filter a stock or ETF to consider by looking in to a sector that is performing well. Industrials over the past month is one of the better performing sectors. When you look at the Money Calendar list of stocks and ETF’s with patterns that have […]

An Approach to Manage your Risk and Keep Your Trading Account Alive 

Posted on July 5th, 2022

When it comes to lasting as long as you can in options trading one key component for  success and for some the most important component in trading is managing ones risk. One thing a trade management approach like the one explained here can do for a trader is keep them from feeling like they have […]

A Bullish Opportunity to Consider on Intuit

Posted on June 24th, 2022

The equities market is showing a bit of a bullish pulse. This isn’t a market call that we’ve found a market bottom. Many a trader has lost many amounts of cash trying to pick tops and bottoms of markets and you won’t see that happening here. But we do see a pivot low slightly at/near […]

Making Your Overall Option Trade Plan Adjustment in a Bear Market

Posted on June 13th, 2022

The market slide seems like it is never going to end at times. And it may take more time than many of us want. Some are already tired of it and don’t want to open their broker accounts because of what the reality is in their accounts. For options traders, it may be no different, […]

Retail Stocks Earnings Wreck – Will they Recover?

Posted on June 2nd, 2022

Mid-May to the end of May was the primary time when many major US Retailers reported their earnings and revenue. Many of the majors, like Walmart, Costco, Target even global online retail giant, Inc. reported lower than expected earnings (at the end of April). This caused many if not all these stock to drop […]

Money Calendar Alert: Bulls and Bears Play Tug of War

Posted on May 11th, 2022

Bulls and Bears are playing some serious tug of war intra-day, which is either really fun or really aggravating for you day traders. Money Calendar traders really aren’t day traders, but if a profit target gets hit in a day we are likely to grab it. Here is a Money Calendar bullish setup that we […]

Money Calendar Alert: Opportunities This Week

Posted on May 9th, 2022

Money Calendar is showing definitively green this week, meaning there are more candidate with a history of bullish over bearish price moves in its history the past 10-years. We know though, that today’s market environment hasn’t been playing out as consistent with all the concerns of a war going on, high inflation causing our Fed […]

High Probability Trades: Triple Your Money in a Year

Posted on November 1st, 2021

I meet people all the time that want to trade with high probability and receive nice monthly returns, but don’t want to babysit their trades.  Essentially, they’re asking for the best of both worlds… high probability of profit and not spending much time making it.  Stock trading doesn’t require a lot of time, but getting […]

Straddling Volatility

Posted on December 20th, 2020

Successful traders are consistent, reliable and follow the rules. These individuals also take time to learn historical patterns. One of the best and most dependable way to select winning stocks is by looking at corporate earnings reports. Every publicly traded company reports quarterly earnings. These earnings reports include sales, revenues, earnings, growth rates and forecasts. […]