Author Archives: Wai-Yee Chen author of OptionsWise


What’s your temperament?

What is the temperament of an options investor? To most, the word “conservative” would not fit the bill. What about these words – “Sanguine”, “Melancholic”, “Choleric” or “Phlegmatic”? These are now common terms used to describe certain personality types of people. These four personality traits trace their roots back to some two thousand years ago,


Be free, with options

To live is to have regrets. Some of us regret the choice we made in the university we attended (“If only I have gone to an Ivy League School”), the courses we took or did not take (“If only I had studied psychology”) or the job we turned down (“How my career would have turned out”), the relationships we chose to hang on to when it was time to let go and the stocks we chose to buy and sell – at the wrong prices.