Tweet By Chris Ebert The stock market has and always will be unpredictable. Nevertheless, there are some aspects that can be predicted as a statistical probability.  As a result, numerous technical indicators have been developed over the years in an effort to identify any statistical probability that might give a trader an edge in the […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert Note to readers: Only the charts and the Market Summary change from week to week. All other text remains the same, in order to allow regular readers to quickly absorb the entire Brief. Each Thursday evening, we take some time to reconcile some of the varied options indicators available for the […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert Many stock traders avoid the options market because of a perception that option trading is gambling. While it is true that every option trade may be considered to be a bet, a properly placed option trade can often reduce a trader’s risk rather than increase it. Another use for covered calls […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert It isn’t easy for a trader to take a vacation. To do so involves intentionally ignoring the market for an extended period of time, although ignoring the market while holding open positions is often stressful. Sure, a stop loss order can be used to minimize the risk of any huge drawdowns […]