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Account Money Management – Avoiding Trading Account Death

Okay, perhaps the title is a bit over the top. But, if it gets your attention – for real – it’s worth it. Most investors – especially conservative ones like those using “The Monthly Income Machine“- know that controlling risk is more important to trading account health than trying to maximize profit. The problem is […]

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Option Stop Loss Orders? There Are Often Better Choices

Over my 30 years as a broker and investor, I have often heard stock, options, and futures traders (who should know better) and brokers (who REALLY should know better) make the assertion, “I never use stop orders” or the sometimes foolish pronouncement, “I always use stop orders.” My guess is that misunderstanding the stop order […]

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