Use options to harness your appetite for risk
One question that befuddles traders and investors is working out the difference between traders and investors for tax purposes.
Sometimes the market seems to have a mind of its own and an invisible puppet master in control. Don’t despair – it’s time to get into the mindset of the institutional traders
Options traders can employ a number of different strategies, depending on whether they believe the underlying markets will trade up, down or sideways.
Short-selling seems a bit scary to new traders – and so it should be! But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have all the info. In the current market, it’s a vital tool for all traders. In this article, we will answer all the questions you’ve been too afraid to ask…
What practical skills do you need to survive in the trading wilderness?
Take care to look out for takeover targets – they are usually a sure-fire bet for profit opportunities
I emailed a client recently to take a sizeable profit after just one week after opening a covered call position and he said, “It’s been so hard to make any capital gains anywhere, it’s a relief to earn some income from my shares. Get me whatever you can.”
One of the big attractions of technical analysis is that it’s quite transferable across different asset classes. This has been of great benefit to traders who have been dealing in shares and have then wanted to start dealing in foreign exchange and commodities. The trader can be happy knowing that an up trend is an up trend regardless of the product they are trading.