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Get Paid to Trade With This Options Strategy

I love owning stocks. While I’m reading The Wall Street Journal… Attending a Zoom meeting with my colleagues… Or writing my latest Winning Investor Daily article… The companies in my portfolio are working hard to make shareholders happy. It’s like I’m making extra money while living my normal everyday life. But aside from dividends, stocks…

Stock Market Boom to Bust: Get Ready to Buy

Mr. Market is pricing many stocks as if there was a bear market right now. From their peaks, the S&P 500 is only off about 5% and the Nasdaq is down about 10%. But many stocks are feeling worse pain and taking it on the chin. More than 200 companies with market caps above $10…

$10K to $700K — Results You Won’t Get Day Trading

This is at the heart of Bold Profits investing: Investing in the stock market is not for the faint of heart. It takes grit, gumption and fearlessness. Investing is very volatile. One day your portfolio positions are up, the next day they’re down. The right stocks can help realize gains of hundreds, thousands or millions…

Wall Street’s Options Trading Edge Is Gone — Here’s Why
Wall Street’s Options Trading Edge Is Gone — Here’s Why

When people think of Wall Street, they think of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). It’s the iconic building at the heart of American capitalism. But it’s not the only exchange in Manhattan. Right up the street from the NYSE on Trinity Place sits the former American Stock Exchange. It’s now called NYSE American. Among…

The Investment of the Decade
The Investment of the Decade

In today’s Your Money Matters, Clint Lee and Ted Bauman discuss what Ted calls the “investment of the decade.” Crypto? Pot stocks? NFTs? Nope. But it is the investment that has created more wealth than any other in human history. It’s a classic play on supply and demand. And right now, demand dramatically outstrips supply….

Does Your Trading Strategy Follow These 3 Rules?
Does Your Trading Strategy Follow These 3 Rules?

Every winning trading strategy has one thing in common. They all use strong risk management. In order to manage risk well, it’s important to establish rules. You need to create these rules before you put real money on the line. They should cover things like: Choosing position sizing. Maximizing the risk-to-reward tradeoff. Managing winners and…

Get Ready for 2022’s “Big Short”
Get Ready for 2022’s “Big Short”

On Sunday morning, my wife and I watched The Big Short. It’s about four hedge funds that shorted the U.S. mortgage-backed securities (MBS) market starting in 2005. Everyone else assumed MBS were the safest investment on the planet. As clueless Wall Streeters in the movie kept saying, “Who doesn’t pay their mortgage?” But these guys…

Stocks Relying on Faith Despite Rising Interest Rates
Stocks Relying on Faith Despite Rising Interest Rates

One of the hallmarks of an asset bubble is that investors increasingly rely on “faith and love” to justify their decisions. Indeed, hanging on to promising stocks when they’re down is critical to long-term returns. That’s why I always remind Bauman Letter readers to stay smart and tough. But the smart part is critical. In today’s video, I look…

Next Wave of America 2.0’s Bull Market
Next Wave of America 2.0’s Bull Market

The second wave is here… America 2.0’s bull market is entering a new phase with new market leaders. The question is … will you invest? Here’s why you should. The leaders of the last phase were cloud computing stocks, semiconductors and Big Tech. Across our portfolios, we locked in these winners: Cloud Computing: Domo Inc…

Guess What? Ian King Has a Brand-New Strategy
Guess What? Ian King Has a Brand-New Strategy

Excitement is in the air at Winning Investor Daily. We’ve been hinting about it all week… And finally, next Thursday, you’ll get to see it for yourself: Profit Framing With Ian King. This is Ian’s options strategy. And he’s finally ready to pull back the curtain on it. As senior managing editor, I’ve had a…

ARKK, Growth Stocks & 2022’s Short Squeeze

Why are growth stocks seeing relentless selling? Well, we found something. It’s a short ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK) called SARK. There’s $150 million in this fund! It’s insane. Growth stocks — such as Zoom, Teladoc, DocuSign — are on sale. But the growth is there. It doesn’t match up. And it’s not sustainable. In our…

Avoid These 3 Options Trading Mistakes
Avoid These 3 Options Trading Mistakes

I’ve been trading options for almost 30 years now. And during that time, I’ve spoken with hundreds of retail investors. I get questions all the time. And I can tell you there are three options trading mistakes that retail investors need to avoid. In today’s video, I explain how you can trade options like the…