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Market Insights: Why Do People Invest In Hedge Funds? [Part 3]

Welcome back! Chris Burgess here, and today, we’re wrapping up our discussion about hedge funds. Now that we know what makes a hedge fund and what a hedge fund does, we can come back to the question asked at the beginning of this series: why would anyone pay a 2% management fee and a 20% […]

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Market Insights: Why Do People Invest In Hedge Funds? [Part 2]

Welcome back! Last week, we talked about what makes a hedge fund and went through the specific requirements in order for a fund to be considered a hedge fund and if you would like to review part 1 of this series you can do that here. Now that we know what a hedge fund is […]

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Market Insights: Why Do People Invest In Hedge Funds? [Part 1]

In today’s Market Insight blog, I’m writing to you to explain all about hedge funds! Now, the reason I’m writing this post is because there are a ton of misconceptions out there about what a hedge fund is, what it means, and why anyone would pay so much to invest in a fund.First, let’s establish […]

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Market Insights: How to Develop a Trading Plan that Wins [Part 4]

Welcome back! Chris Burgess here with part four of our series on designing a trading plan. However, I want to summarize the steps we’ve covered already in this series and leave you with some parting thoughts.As we learned in Part I, the first step to designing a winning trading plan is to decide on your […]

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Market Insights: How to Develop a Trading Plan that Wins [Part 3]

Welcome back! Chris Burgess here with part 3 of our exploration of trading plans and how to design one that works for you. In this blog, we’re moving on to the third step of a trading plan: choosing strategies.It’s vital that you’ve done the first two steps which you can review here and here, before […]

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Market Insights: How to Develop a Trading Plan that Wins [Part 2]

Chris Burgess here, and welcome back to another Market Insights blog! Today, I’m continuing the series I started in our last blog on formulating a trading plan which you can read here. Next, we’ll explore the second step of a trading plan: determining your time horizon and trading style and how those decisions impact your […]

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Market Insights: How to Develop a Trading Plan that Wins [Part 1]

Chris Burgess here, and I am back with another Market Insights blog! It’s been a while, and it feels good to be back. Today I wanted to start a discussion about trading plans and designing your own trading plan.The subject of trading plans is a very vast topic, and it’s one that is difficult to […]

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Market Insights: Market Indicators You Should Know [Part 2]

Welcome back! Let’s continue our discussion on market sentiment indicators. Remember from last week that a market sentiment indicator is just what it sounds like: an indicator that helps gauge market sentiment regarding bullishness vs. bearishness. Last week, we looked at what the S&P 500 (SPX) was doing:And compared that to the Put-Call Ratio indicator […]

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Market Insights: Market Indicators You Should Know [Part 1]

Today, I want to start talking about market sentiment indicators. What are those? Well, a market sentiment indicator is just what it sounds like: an indicator that helps gauge market sentiment regarding bullishness vs. bearishness. First, let’s take a look at what the market has been doing:As you’re no doubt aware, the market began selling […]

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Market Insights: Why I Trade Options [Part 2]

Welcome back! I took a one-week hiatus from these Market Insights posts, but we’re back in full swing. The markets have been going absolutely crazy these last couple of weeks, so there’s definitely plenty to talk about!However, I want to focus on wrapping up part 2 of the “why I trade options” discussion that I […]

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