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Courtney Smith
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I’ve put together a short free video explaining the repo crisis and how it affects you. Click here to watch. Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
The stock market got hammered over the last couple of days. What’s going on? Why did it drop? Most importantly what should you do now? I’ve put together a short video where I show exactly what is going to happen over the next few weeks. Click here to watch it. I’ve been calling for a major bear market. Is this the beginning of it? I answer that question in the video as well. I’ve uploaded the video here so you can watch for free. I also tell you exactly what to do right now! Click here to watch the video... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
I've been telling you about Smith's Stock Swing Trader. Here's are a few of our recent trades. We returned over 100% on these trades: EWG Short +103% MEDP +104% BTI Short +103% HLF +104% MSCI +104% AAPL +104% OLED +109% NVCR +110% SAND +111% CHDN +112% EPAM +119 Not enough profit? How about trades that returned 229% like SPY. Or how about returning a mammoth 379% from AAPL. Isn't it time you starting making these kinds of trades. Click here to find out more. If you want to create an income like stream of trading profits then you need to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
Ely Hydes’ father took him to every baseball park in the Major Leagues. Ely and his father loved baseball. Ely took his glove to every game hoping to catch a fly ball. He took it to every game for decades. He kept taking his glove because you never know. Every baseball fan lives to catch a fly ball. For a kid, it can be a dream come true. But no ball was ever hit to him. No ball ever landed in his mitt. Until Thursday… Future Hall of Famer Albert Pujols jacked a solo home run in Comerica Park and... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
The Dow dropped over 400 points. It this the beginning of the Crash of 2019? No! Here are two important reasons why not. There has never been a crash in a bull market ever. In history. Let me repeat: there has never been a crash in a bull market in history. Crashes occur at the END of bear markets! Crashes are the final capitulation of the bulls when they finally give up and sell. The second critical reason is that ll crashes have been preceded by a flat or negative yield curve ONE YEAR IN ADVANCE! We recently saw the... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
Perhaps the most important thing you can do to improve your stock and options trading profits is to find great trades. We’ve put together a video training that goes deeply into how you can do this. You will learn: - What fundamentals to look at - Where to easily find those fundamentals - How to screen for great stocks - What technical reason to get in - Where to easily find those technicals - How to put it all together to find great trades This unique video training is absolutely free! Just click here to go to the home page... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
One of the best ways to increase your trading income in 2019 is to learn how to do covered calls. What are covered calls? Covered calls is an option strategy where you buy 100 shares of stock and sell a call option. You end up with a position that has less risk than the stock market but can make much more money. How is that possible? The reduced risk is easy to understand. You are long stock which means you make money when the stock goes up. But you are also short a call which makes money when the stock... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
Buy Europe Europe has been a basket case compared to the US for a long time and it is now. So I want to buy European stocks! What? Let me explain. Europe has been economically weak for the last several years. As a result, the European Central Bank kept a very loose monetary policy. That kept up the economy from dropping into recession and held up the stock market to some extent. Then the Fed started raising interest rates a year or so ago. This led to ideas that the ECB would follow. But that would plunge the European economy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
I was talking to a woman yesterday and she talked about her “spare time” trading. She gets up early and does 45 minutes of Pilates. She then sits down and does her trading for about 1 hour. She does it after the market opens. She then spends the rest of the day doing whatever she feels like! For her, she likes to travel around the world. Her last trip was to Argentina for two weeks. Of course she was able to do all her daily routine of Pilates and trading from there will no problem. Her life is a continue... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
One of my most important leading indicators of a bear market is flashing a danger signal. The chart above shows the yield curve which is simply what interest rates are at various times of ending. So it says 2Y at the bottom and that shows the interest rate for treasury notes that mature in 2 years. As you can see, the nearby end of the yield curve has turned negative. This is one of the most powerful indicators of a major bear market and recession in about a year. Every bear market and recession has been led by this trigger... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
The Financial Crisis of 2008 was devastating. The stock market dropped 50%. Your retirement plan was devastated. The housing market suffered the biggest bear market since the Dirty Thirties. Many people, you?, lost their house. Everybody suffered. Companies went bankrupt. Many people, you?, lost their jobs. Banks were shaken. Many went bankrupt. What I just wrote is all true but doesn't really tell the story. The real story is the real suffering that tens of millions of people went through. A friend of mine worked for many years in a construction company. He had built a nice life for himself... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
Hello, Do you thing about trading and break out in a cold sweat? Do you go to put on a trade and start to shake? Do you put on a trade and immediately start to hit refresh all day long to see what is happening with the trade. Stop it! Trading shouldn’t make you squirm. Here’s a couple of tips to reduce stress. Reduce the size of your positions. I had a coaching client (For info on coaching click here now) who simply would break into a panic when he had to put in a trade. Guess what? He never... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
I’ve taught thousands and thousands of people how to make money trading. Yet a big percentage never actually trade. They take the time and spend the money to come to my class and then never do anything. This drives me nuts. I know that they will make money if they follow the Rules I teach. But they don’t. So think about it. Let’s say they would make just $10,000 per year for the rest of their life. Let’s say they live 40 more years. That’s $400,000 they will never see! And that doesn’t count any compounding! Lack of confidence is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2019 at Traders' Library Blog
Hello Trader, The market rallied sharply yesterday. Was that the end of the bear market? I don’t think so. Instead, I think it is what is called a dead cat bounce. Let’s break it down. Note how the market was accelerating to the downside as we went through the week of December 17. It culminated with a sharp down day on Friday on extremely high volume. This was followed on Monday with another sharp down day but on small volume. (Of course volume was light on Monday because it was the day before Christmas.) I believe that Friday/Monday was what... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell has raised interest rates consistently all year and has signaled another increase in a few weeks. The Fed Funds rate is now 2.25% Are the Fed rate hikes biting? Are they high enough to slow the economy? The job of the Fed is, they say, to take away the punch bowl just as the party gets good. Certainly, the economy has been booming by any measure. I believe that the Fed has almost gotten to the point where they are slowing the economy. Why? Several reasons. The stock market is wobbly. The stock market is a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
You are about to miss out on a tremendous bargain! We are reducing Our Options 101 online course from the normal $397 down to a trivial $97. But the deal ends tonight at midnight! So click here now to take advantage of this bargain. You need to take this course if you are a stock trader so you can use all the advantages of options. Click here now! Thanks! Good trading, Courtney P.S. No, really. This deal ends at midnight so click here now to claim your course. Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
I love trading options. Here’s one of my secret techniques that I learned as an options market maker. Let’s say you simply want to buy a stock but decide to use an option instead. Most people will buy the at the money option but I usually look to buy the .25 to 30 delta options. Here’s why. You get way more bang for the buck. Check this out. Go to an option chain on your favorite stock. What is the price of buying 2 of the .25 delta options versus the price of buying one .50 delta options. Much less!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
Just a reminder. We’ve set up a special 80% off discount for you. You are getting this special discount because I want you to trade options instead of stocks. There is virtually NO reason to trade stocks when you can trade options. So if you trade stocks, you need to take this course. You can learn more by clicking here. If you trade options, then this class will make sure that you truly understand options and will guide you through some amazing strategies. Check it out here. Thanks! Good trading, Courtney P.S. This 80% discount disappears tomorrow so click here... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
Here’s several reasons: 1. More leverage 2. Better risk management 3. Lower initial investment 4. Greater diversification There is one drawback and that is that liquidity in options is often worse than the underlying stock. Nonetheless, options trading can dramatically increase your profits and, at the same time, reduce risk! But you have to do it right! So many people do it wrong! We are having a flash sale on our Options 101 course. Click here to learn more. The price is usually $497 but we are dramatically lowering it to $97. We really want you to understand options so... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
We RARELY do this! We are having a flash sale on one of our best and most popular online courses: Options 101. It is normally $497 but we are putting it on sale until Friday at midnight for just $97. Click here to order! You will learn: - Complete definition and explanation of the 8 crucial options-related basics and terms you must know to be a successful options trader - 7 specific trading strategies used by professional floor traders to create the highest and most consistent profits - Introduction to advanced techniques such as spreads, straddles and strangles, and how... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
Dear Fellow Trader I've put together a free video on what is happening in today's market. You can watch it by clicking here. Or Copy and paste this URL link: The best way to keep on top of what is happening and to make money from it is to subscribe to Wall Street Winners. Click here to get info. Thanks! Good trading, Courtney Smith Wealthbuilder LLC 888.464.8666 Courtney Smith Options University WealthBuilder LLC Investment Mentoring Institute Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
Ian Cooper has an amazing track record. He wins on more than 90% of his trades. Nuff said. See how he does it by clicking here. This webinar replay will blow your mind. Click here to watch. Thanks! Good trading, Courtney Smith You owe it to yourself to give it a try. Click here to Sign up. Thanks! Good trading, Courtney P.S. Did I mention 90% of his trades are winners :) Sign up now! Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
Do you remember these markets? Dot coms 3 D printing PC's All of them went from insignificant to monster industries creating fortunes in the process. All of them created fortunes in the stock market as well as the companies went public and then skyrocketed. What is the new ground floor opportunity? Where can you make a fortune now? For a free one hour presentation! Copy and paste Thanks! Good trading, Courtney Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
I've put together a video to tell you what happened today and, more importantly, what is going to happen and what you should do now. View this free video about Dow. Copy and Paste Very important to subscribe to Wall Street Winners where I show you what is going on and how to make money from it. Don't invest without having this powerful tool on your side. Learn more on Wall Street Winners. Click and Paste: Or go to Courtney's Blog at Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
10 years ago Lehman Brothers went belly up. That was the headline event that destroyed trillions of dollars, foreclosed hundreds of billions of dollars, and destroyed many people’s lives. Yet, ALL the factors that caused that destruction are still here and, in some cases, worse! I’ve put together a new Special Report that shows you exactly what is going to happen and when. Claim your copy by clicking here. You need to protect yourself so you don’t become one of the millions that lost so much. Click here to get a free copy of the Special Report. But, hey, that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog