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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
The hardest part of trading is the psychology of trading. I’ve written a book called How Trading Will Transform Your Life. This unique book shows you how to have the most profitable psychology and how it will change your life. The book is free (just a small postage and handling fee) by clicking here. You will not read this info anywhere in the world. Get your book for free by clicking here. Thanks! Good trading, Courtney P.S. This is a limited time offer. We will soon raise the price back to the normal 19.95 price. P.S.S. So click here to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
Sorry, I’m not buying it. I’m not a bitcoin maniac. People hype bitcoin as the future of money. They point out: 1. Bitcoin is anonymous 2. Bitcoin is secure 3. Bitcoin is not controlled by any government Sounds good but is completely wrong. Let’s look at each of these reasons behind bitcoin. Bitcoin is anonymous. Can be but governments around the world are saying that it can’t be. Europe in particular is requiring that you have to reveal your identity to own bitcoin. Bitcoin is secure. Actually there are have been billions of dollars of thefts and scams. The dollar... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
I see traders flip flopping around like a fish on land It is much easier to get somewhere if you have a map. Wandering aimlessly. Flip flopping. That describes many traders, particularly new traders. They get attracted to trading because they think they can make a lot of money (which they can!). But they don’t have a map to get from here to there. I’ve put together a map for you! This mind map is free and you can get it by clicking Here. Don’t keep flip flopping! Go directly to profits! Click Here to get the free Profits Mind... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
I've been teaching how to trade for 10 years. I’ve seen my students make millions of dollars. I’ve seen people retire early. I’ve seen people quit their jobs and be financially free. But there is one consistent complaint about some of the techniques I teach. It’s boring. And they are right! The technique they are talking about is called Channel Breakout and it is boring. You will often get into a trade and still be in the trade months later. Nothing seems to happen. The trade just drifts along. And then you wake up one day and realize that damn... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
Having trouble viewing this email? Click here Dear Cheriettt, There is a lot of fakery in the investment training business. I see so many ads for people teaching trading and they are just young whipper snappers. I think they have been trading for about a year. Their experience is very limited. Many of them have never traded in a bear market. But they think their experience is vast and that they know everything. They then sell you a training course or advisory service. Perhaps they tout their amazing track record. Perhaps they bet on the phone and put on the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
Want to make money in the stock market in 2018? Want to know exactly what is going to happen for the rest of the year? Want to know if the stock market will crash this year? Want to know how to profit in the coming six months? Then you need to watch a free webinar by legendary trader, Courtney Smith, where he: Reveals his advanced techniques for predicting the stock market Shows you exactly what is going to happen this year Shows you what you need to do to profit and protect yourself Click here to watch for free. You... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
I have been trading for 47 years. I have read a million books on trading. I have watched a million hours of analysts and portfolio managers talk on TV. And they nearly all say the same things. Buy dips. This is perhaps one of the most constant refrains. You should buy dips. Buy stocks when they go down. They are cheaper! They are on sale! And, if they go down more, you should buy more! Your average purchase price will be lower! Dollar cost average! But I think they are really Ph.D. grads of the George Costanza School of Trading.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
“You should never buy options, only sell them.” They then go on to explain that 70-80% of options expire worthless. They point out that professional traders, particularly options market makers, are nearly always net short options. This concept shows a stunning lack of knowledge about options! Let me explain so you don’t fall prey to it. First, their two arguments are correct. But their conclusion is wrong. It is true that the vast majority of options expire worthless. The implication is that you should therefore sell options rather than buy because the vast majority of your trades will be profitable.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
Our exciting new Membership Program for Options University starts next week! Click here to learn more… We have three levels for you depending on your level of knowledge, interest, and/or commitment. Take our: Bachelor’s Master’s Ph.d You will gain the in-depth knowledge you need to know to master the options market. All presented in a easy to understand manner. Start with the basics and ramp up to the deep pro level. But you will also get daily advice on the market. You will get: Fundamental Options Trading Advanced Options Trading The Income Generator Wall Street Winners The first three are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog
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Posted Mar 24, 2018 at Traders' Library Blog