Just Give Me The Golden Goose: The Search For What Doesn’t Exist

This blog is designed to help new traders and those who have yet to become profitable understand what it takes to become consistently profitable. It’s a good idea to read the Introduction to Preston’s Mentoring Blog and to watch the 01/29/20 video “Consistently Profitable Trading: It Does Exist” prior to reading this entry. This blog …

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The Process of Identifying Strategies that Match Your Personality

This blog is designed to help new traders and those who have yet to become profitable understand what it takes to become consistently profitable. It’s a good idea to read the Introduction to Preston’s Mentoring Blog and to watch the 01/29/20 video “Consistently Profitable Trading: It Does Exist” prior to reading this entry. This blog …

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The Process of Identifying Strategies to Test

This blog is designed to help new traders and those who have yet to become profitable understand what it takes to become consistently profitable. It’s a good idea to read the Introduction to Preston’s Mentoring Blog and to watch the 01/29/20 video “Consistently Profitable Trading: It Does Exist” prior to reading this entry. Becoming a …

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The Seven Steps to Profitable Trading, Part 1

This blog is designed to help new traders and those who have yet to become profitable understand what it takes to become consistently profitable. It’s a good idea to read the Introduction to Preston’s Mentoring Blog and to watch the 01/29/20 video “Consistently Profitable Trading: It Does Exist” prior to reading this entry. Becoming a …

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Markets Update

The stock market is shacking off a lot of uncertainty indicating no short term reason to expect sideways or bearish price action. We’re at 33% long exposure to long equities (with a normal range of 15% to 50%). Chasing strength in the stock market is a bit risky at this point, but we can turn …

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Target Volatility Tip

You can use recent historic volatility to help you be more consistently profitable in your trading and investing. This video will show you proof using 20 years of market data. This is a simple tool that you can begin using immediately to take less risk and have more consistent returns. Send me an email with …

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More Consistent Income. No Taxes.

In this session, Dorian Punj shares some power insights and a unique opportunity. Where to invest for more consistent, diversified income How to use dividends to fund your options trading strategies Exactly where to live to pay the lowest taxes (even zero) The career plan for traders who are committed to trading big and legally paying no taxes

What Is True Diversification?

I often reference the concept of True Diversification to my clients and fellow traders.  Which often brings back questions about the meaning of that term. First we’ll contrast true diversification to traditional diversification, which is simply owning/investing in a lot of different things.  True diversification goes beyond “owning” and brings in short selling, income strategies, directional, multiple time frames, multiple strategy types, …

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Group Mentoring: Rapid Modeling, Six Examples, Tips to Feel Less Lost. (TLT, CL, SPX, VXXB, RUT)

Session Contents: Tips to rapidly model options strategies in minutes rather than days or weeks. A new “quick ratio” for evaluating the performance of your rapidly modeled strategies to know if you should spend more time studying the strategy or move on to something else. A discussion on the benefits and challenges of market neutral …

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Long Options Strategy That [Apparently] Works and a Sizing Strategy that Takes One Strategy to Production-Ready

This week we look at two contributions from members. The first is a LONG options strategy–something we don’t talk about a lot–that is hinting at an opportunity in the “tail reward” category. The second is a sizing technique that has taken one strategy to ready-to-run status for an incubator account! This sizing technique may be …

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Predictions

This is one of my favorite graphics — showing how quickly yesterday’s predictions are forgotten while attention shifts to the next big, bold, and exciting prediction. I have no predictions for you. It’s entirely possible to navigate the market without trying to predict — or trying to predict which experts are going to be right. …

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