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Trading Vs Investing

This lesson explains the key differences between Trading and Investing. While intrinsically similar in many ways, each offers a very different approach and methodology when it comes to being put into practice.

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Short Selling: Is It Causing A Problem In The Markets?

Daniel X. Bustamante, Co-Founder and Lead Coach So recently I read this article here from the Robinhood CEO discussing short-selling. His idea is that maybe short-selling should be limited or rather not being allowed to short over and over. He made an argument that they could only be shorted once.  First, let me start by […]

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How to Read an Option Chain, Part Two: Moneyness

By Ryan Watkins, Lead Coach This article is a follow up to Part One that can be found here.  Let’s continue our topic of How to Read an Option Chain.  In the first article, we learnt how to read and use an option such as where the Put and Call are located. We also look […]

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How to Read an Option Chain, Part One

By Ryan Watkins, Lead Coach Options can be complex, but they can also be simple if you want them to be.  In our OptionsAbilities Course we teach some very simple strategies. One of the analysis tools every option trader must know how to use is an Option Chain. In the first of a two-part series, I’m […]

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Five Things to Know When You Start Options Trading

Daniel X. Bustamante, Co-Founder And Lead Coach Long ago… in a galaxy far far away. Alright, just joking, but really, many years ago I began as a futures trader. Yes, I traded futures as a proprietary trader at the age of 23. This was my entry into Wall Street and the world of trading. Now, […]

Principles for Growing a Small Options Account

By Daniel Bustamante, Co-Founder and Lead Coach I have long been an advocate for trading a small options account, especially for those new to trading. The concepts that we teach are straightforward but consistent. Even better, they work for small accounts.  It really comes down to having a blueprint for small account trading as well […]


A Start-Up Guide to Options

By Daniel Bustamante, Co-Founder and Lead Coach We like options and we think you should too. In this short article, we are going to do a mini introduction lesson about them to get your options knowledge going. ​Options are conditional derivative-based contracts that allow buyers of the contracts (option holders) to buy or sell a security at […]

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