The Almost Perfect Trade

The Almost Perfect Trade

  We’ve heard it said that negotiations are all about creating a win/win scenario right? So could we actually create a win/win scenario with an options strategy as well? If we could, wouldn’t that be a perfect trade? Unfortunately no trade is completely risk free. However there is one strategy that when implemented correctly provides … [Read more…]

Time Decay: The Silent Capital Killer!

Time Decay: The Silent Capital Killer!

  If you talk enough about options it is inevitable somebody will play the Debbie Downer role and start telling about how risky they are to trade. To a lot of new options traders this seems strange because the benefits are so obvious. The fear of these naysayers is usually rooted in the fact that options … [Read more…]

How to Set an Option Stop Based on a Stock Price

How to Set an Option Stop Based on a Stock Price

Options Week continues with a video on ‘How to Set an Option Stop Based on a Stock Price’. In this blog you can watch TSU Co-Founder Jeremy Whaley walk you through a trade set up on QQQ with a contingency order and a trailing stop order. It’s important to make sure you have your stop order … [Read more…]

How to Lose Money With an Option Even if You’re Right

How to Lose Money With an Option Even if You're Right

Have you ever felt like beating your head into a wall after you bought a call option, watched the stock go up, and you lost money? You sit their scratching your head wondering what just happened! You need a more complete understanding of options. In this blog you can watch TSU Co-Founder Jeremy Whaley teach … [Read more…]

Why is Oil Getting So Cheap?

Why is Oil Getting So Cheap?

Much speculation has been made regarding the recent crash in the price of oil.  Yes it is true, fundamental considerations such as oil production have an impact.  Yes it is true that OPEC decisions to continue production levels out of the middle east continue to contribute to the current supply levels.  So yes, on basic … [Read more…]

Can You Show Me How to Trade the Stock Market?

Learn to trade

  It was a simple question –”Can you show me how to trade the stock market?” Next week, TradeSmart University celebrates the 6th anniversary of answering that question for thousands of students from over 53 countries. Along the journey, we have met cherished friends and watched lives change. Our first students were my Dad, brother in law, and … [Read more…]

Why you need to contact your student success coach

Student Success Coach

Think back to when you got started with high school or college… looking at the long list of potential courses, you could potentially enroll to take. Some are self-explanatory, while others not so much. There was confusion over which courses should you take and why; which courses would help you best reach your goal of … [Read more…]

How Getting a Haircut Changed my Life

Barber Shop

It was about Eleven O’clock in the morning on one of those gorgeous San Francisco days where you want to pinch yourself because you cannot believe how lucky you are to live in a city like this. We were about two hours into a very intense meeting and one of my co-workers interrupted me as I was … [Read more…]