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Overcoming The Earnings Dilemma

As a market maker on the CBOE, I always had a simple plan when it came to trading stocks around their earnings announcement: Don’t do it. I, like most professional traders, didn’t like trading options on stocks with earnings coming out because that was the day of the quarter that typically had the most risk. […]






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A Great week to be a Trader

This is going to be a fun week to be a trader.  The fairly flat week we just experienced in the overall market has been uninteresting; it may seem as though there hasn’t been a lot to do.  However, as there were so many great earning stories this past week, it turned out to be […]






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Options Trading During Earnings Season

Earnings season is one of the best times for options trading.  I know that may go against the conventional wisdom, but let me state my case and then you can be the judge.  I approach trading the same way everyday.  The charts/technicals guide me to the best trade setups, then it’s up to me to […]






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Earnings, Earning and More Earnings

It is that time of year again. We are fresh off the Employment Report, it’s the end of the quarter and the Chicago’s BlackHawks have won the Stanley Cup Championship.  The next thing to look forward to is Earnings Season.  Alcoa Inc. (AA) are typically the first to report earnings each quarter, like the ceremonial […]