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Year: 2018

Articles created in the year 2018

Timing Your Trades

Posted on December 6, 2018 by Charles Varma
Timing is everything.You have heard it a thousand times.It is a tired, over-used cliche that happens to be true.Regardless of what you are up against, timing is everything.If you are a futures or stock dealer, timing is the only thing between you and the poor house.It is a statistical certainty that in case you play with a zero-sum match with unlimited downside risk long enough, you may drop everything you have...

Selling Corporate Shares - Be Careful

Posted on November 8, 2018 by Charles Varma
One of the touted benefits of having a company is the ease of transferring stocks.Oftentimes, this supposed benefit is simply incorrect.Transfer SharesAccording to"experts", employing a company has one bid edge over other entities.The benefit is the ability to transfer stocks without affecting the company or viability of their corporate structure.Consider the following example.If I have a 60 percent interest in a general partnership, I can not just sell it to somebody else...

Are Technical Indicators Such as the VIX a Reason to Get Involved with a Stock?

Posted on October 12, 2018 by Charles Varma
Once in a while the technical indicators begin making news.When it's the VIX, or a moving average, someone picks up the story and soon it's on CNBC or Bloomberg as the news of the day.So, as an investor one must ask,"are specialized indications a reason to buy or sell?" In certain respects the answer is no, because"investing" is something different from swing trading or day trading.Let's suppose you're in exactly the same camp as we are and you believe the long term outlook on gold is quite positive...

A Short Term Tactic for Capturing More Profits

Posted on September 19, 2018 by Charles Varma
It's known as"dividend catch".This strategy is implemented when a dealer buys a stock just prior to the ex-dividend date, so he or she'll be a shareholder of record on the record date, and will get the dividend.Since the stock falls by the amount of the dividend on the ex-dividend date, the plan calls for the dealer to then await the stock to return to the cost where he or she purchased it before the ex-dividend date...

3 Great Ways to Play Splits

Posted on August 22, 2018 by Charles Varma
AFTER THE SPLIT ANNOUNCEMENT - Quite often, the inventory will create a pattern of falling back three to ten days following the announcement.This provides you with a chance to benefit from the split announcement.If you're playing calls this is when you purchase the things that they call" dipping undervalued calls".Many times you'll have 2-4 chances to produce this play before the inventory actually splits...