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We had stated earlier that we are ‘up’ on the year, despite ourselves. And it seems we continue to stumble fortuitously through this market chop. After getting shaken out of that long in Gold, we were fortunate enough to take advantage of some markets where volatility had piqued, and sold some premium, bringing some cash into the ’till’ as...

The ‘best laid plans of mice and men’. Some time ago, we mentioned we were bullish on Gold. Well, I happened to check my monitors one morning at precisely the wrong time (and that’s real trading folks.  You are always where you ‘don’t’ need to be, at the exact time, you shouldn’t be there).  I glanced over to see the Gold...

“There’s a sucker born every minute …” – 19th Century Proverb This podcast is part of a larger series.  A podcast that examines the question:  Do you truly understand markets?  Do you really know what you think you know about markets?  We are often shocked at the mistaken beliefs that so many in our society today have, regarding markets,...

We had stated some time ago that we were going to place trades we were jokingly referring to as “doom trades“.  Trades by which we were looking to be ‘long fear’.  Short some tech names.  Other such maneuvers. Well, those trades are languishing.  Rather than a ‘tidal wave’, this turn of the market, thusfar … is turning out...

It is no great secret that for years, we have warned ones away from what we refer to as “doom porn”. It is one of the entries in our “How to Begin” series.  When Dan published content on his own, he had a video entry on the topic entitled “Doomers, Preppers and Lepers“.  Time and time again we have attempted to warn new traders...