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6 Steps to Avoiding Trading Scams

It is very tempting to create an extensive list of specific option subscription services that I fully believe are obvious scams, but instead it might be a better idea to draw up a checklist of what you should try to avoid when picking a subscription. It pays to be proactive instead of reactive sometimes, […]

Realty Income Corporation (O)

Dividend Payers:
O @ $61.24
Realty Income Corporation (O)

This is a R.E.I.T (Real Estate Investment Trust) and it pays an unqualified dividend.

This is best held on a ROTH IRA.

Don’t let the 3.91% dividend yield fool you. This stock has never missed a dividend and they raise the dividend every year. Plus they pay monthly. Put this […]

How Does Auto Trading Work

Auto-trading is the platform which the Oracle utilizes to provide you, the trader, with maximum returns on your investment. Using a tried and true program we masterfully execute trades for you day and night, thus continuing the flow of money and maximizing the potential for profit.

When you place your trust in the program all […]

Selling Stock Oрtіоnѕ / Selling Time

It іѕ dіffісult, аnd you’ll ѕее еѕtіmаtеѕ thаt 90% of аll long put and call trаdеѕ еnd in losses fоr the buуеr, wіth many оf thоѕе bеіng 100% lоѕѕеѕ.

Note thаt “lоng рut and call trades”. Bу gоіng lоng, оr buying аn option, you hоре to uѕе leverage tо bеnеfіt from a mоvе thаt you […]

What is the normal amount of trades open at one time?

One of our members asked:

Question: “What is the normal amount of trades open at one time?”

Answer: “Goal is to have 20 open positions with 5% in each.”

Question: “Average hold?”

Answer: “Average time in trade is on the spread sheet, around 100 days.”

Question: “What do you believe the minimum $$ per trade should be to start?”

Answer: […]

Unrealized losses to be or not to be…

“However, your method completely ignores the unrealized losses from stocks that have been put to us and the tied up capital. Interestingly in my case the unrealized losses are equal to all the profits making net profit close to Zero.”

Response from The Oracle:  “Unrealized” means “Not real”. I ignore unrealized losses as well as unrealized gains. […]

Pay taxes now or later?

Investing Rules-Watch Small Expenses

Today you will see Warren Buffett’s 5th rule of Investing.

5.Watch Small Expenses:
Warren Buffett invests in businesses run by managers who obsess over the tiniest costs. He once acquired a company whose owner counted the sheets in rolls of 500-sheet toilet paper to see if he was being cheated (he was). He also admired a […]

Investing Rules-Spell Out the Deal Before You Start

We are revealing ten of Warren Buffett’s investing rules. Today you will get to see #4! Stay tuned to see all ten!

4. Spell Out the Deal Before You Start
Your bargaining leverage is always greatest before you begin a job — that’s when you have something to offer that the other party wants. Warren […]

Investing Rules-Never Suck Your Thumb

We are revealing ten of Warren Buffett’s investing rules. Today you will get to see #3! Stay tuned to see all ten!
3. Never Suck Your Thumb
Gather in advance any information you need to make a decision, and ask a friend or relative to make sure that you stick to a deadline. Warren Buffett […]