Foundations: Breaking Down Options

In our last FOSO blog, we dove back into the world of options by covering the concept of call and put options, which you can review here if you like. In short, you purchase call options for bullish trades and purchase put options for bearish trades. Building on that foundation, we will delve even deeper […]

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Mastering Candlesticks: Spinning Top

What is it?The Spinning Top candlestick is a clear sign of indecision in the marketplace. This is demonstrated by the candle’s small body which reflects the opening and the closing price of the stock were close in value. However, the short body of the candle gives way to long upper and lower wicks or shadows […]

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Foundations: The Two Types of Options

We introduced you to the concept of trading options back in classes 6 and 7 of Foundations of Stocks and Options Level 1, and you can do a refresh reading of those two blogs here and here if you like. But in short, one of the best reasons for learning to trade options is their […]

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Foundations: Learning by Doing

In last week’s blog, which you can read here, we talked about setting up guidelines to help you manage risk and keep emotions out of your trading. The goal, at this stage of the Foundations of Stocks and Options journey, is to make informed trading decisions from a place of familiarity and understanding. The best […]

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Foundations: Disciple Is Wisdom

Over the last few months, I have been covering my main take away from each Foundations of Stocks and Options classes from Level 1 and Level 2. It has been an excellent introductory journey in the world of technical trading, as I have developed a solid understanding of how the stock market functions. I have […]

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Mastering Candlesticks: Marabozu

What is it?The Marabozu candlestick pattern is one of the most basic patterns to identify and learn on any chart, and it is one of the strongest candlesticks as well. It is a single long candlestick that will be either bullish or bearish in nature. If it is bullish, the candlestick will be white or […]

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Foundations: The End is Where We Begin Part 2

I did a wrap up blog post on the eighth class of the Foundations of Stocks and Options Level 1 series, where I showed all my trades which I placed while taking the Foundations of Stocks and Options Level 1 classes and writing the accompanying blogs. Therefore, it seemed prudent to stick with our philosophy […]

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Foundations: Indicator Review and Bollinger Bands

In last week’s Foundations of Stocks and Options blog which you can read here, we covered indicators and how they can assist and support your chart analysis through the concept of divergence. Now, let’s take a moment to do a quick review of what we have learned about indicators. Simply put, indicators are a numerical […]

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Foundations: Indicators and Divergence

In a previous Stock Market Made Simple blog, we introduced the concept of using indicators on your stock charts, which you can read here. Today, we will be taking a deeper look at at indicators and how it is presented in Foundations of Stocks and Options Level 2 Class 7. An indicator is a statistical […]

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Mastering Candlesticks: Bearish Counter Attack

What is it?The first candle in the Bearish Counter Attack candlestick pattern, has a long white candle. The second day, the stock gaps up and then trades bearish. Then the second day closes out with a black candle which trades down to the same price or very close to as the previous day’s close. On […]

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