[Podcast] Don Hensley: Be UNcommon

The Paradox of Successful Trading™ (a phrase I coined) describes the frustrating truth that there are only a handful of ways that most traders lose, while there is a seemingly infinite amount of ways to succeed… yet so many fail. Why? Don Hensley from Speedtrader posits that the issue is rooted in the fact that […]

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Dear America, Let’s Chat About Housing Prices.

I would like to buy my family a house. I’ve never owned a house. We currently live near the Denver, Colorado metro area and starter homes that don’t need major updates or renovations, don’t have postage stamp sized back yards, are located in nice, safe neighborhoods and school districts, and aren’t located in cramped suburban […]

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Sept 5: HOLLY Hot List Update For Swing Traders

SMACK! Summer is over. Let’s get back to trading reality. Happy Autumn! Interestingly, I’m starting to notice some smart people talking about some bearish signs that are beginning to appear. This type of commentary often returns with Traders coming back from summer vacation, and I expect this September to be no different. However, it feels […]

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Options Volatility Says Keep it Simple Here

Stocks are still near all-time highs, volatilities are once again compressed, earnings season is behind us, and some bullish runs in individual names are looking extended. Coming out of Labor Day Weekend, the game plan should be to keep it simple until things change. I’m often asked how I choose which strategy to express our […]

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HOLLY Hot List Update for Swing Traders

We’re coming into the end of August, Labor Day Weekend, and the unofficial end to Summer and “Summer Trading”. I don’t know about you, but this summer’s trading didn’t at all feel dull to me. I suppose if you are a Bear you’ve had a tough go of it, but for the rest of us […]

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