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Michael C. ThomsettIntroduction to Profiting from Technical Analysis and Candlestick Indicators: The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
Michael C. Thomsett proposes that a candlestick indicator by itself is not reliable for timing of trades. You need confirmation through distinct and separate signals forecasting the same reversal (or continuation), but you also need more, as he discusses in this introduction to his book, Profiting from Technical Analysis and Candlestick Indicators.
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By Michael C. ThomsettDec 1, 2014
Steve WeismanProtect Yourself from Identity Theft
Steve Weisman outlines identity theft threats and what you can do to avoid them.
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By Steve WeismanSep 3, 2014
The New Movement in Alternative Investing: What Goes Up...
A new movement is afoot—one focused on alternative investments that can alter the way people invest. Clifford Jack introduces his book, which explains the increased globalization and the hyper-connectivity of today’s markets, and the volatility all of it brings.
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By Clifford JackAug 7, 2014
Understanding the Chinese
The authors of China 88: The Real China and How to Deal with It discuss Chinese values and how they are influenced by its rich past as well as its rapidly developing present.
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By Andrew Delios, Phillip Day, Zhijian WuJun 6, 2014

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Michael ThomsettHow to Improve Your Odds with Put Ratio Backspreads

Traders tend to view the put ratio backspread as a bear strategy, because it employs puts. However, it is actually a volatility strategy.

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By Michael C. ThomsettNo CommentsDecember 18, 2012
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Michael ThomsettOptions: A Holiday Poem

The month is slipping away quickly, so I thought I should hurry up and post my annual holiday options poem. Here it is ...

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By Michael C. ThomsettNo CommentsDecember 12, 2012
Topics: Finance & Investing
Michael ThomsettOptions Trading - the B-S Pricing Model

The big question, of course, is: How can we rely on a formula with a series of variables that are provably inaccurate and based on a flawed assumptions, exponentially inaccurate variables, and outdated models about the nature of options?

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By Michael C. ThomsettNo CommentsDecember 7, 2012
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Michael ThomsettWilliam Shakespeare: A Sonnet about Options?

Did William Shakespeare trade options? -- from ThomsettOptions.com

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By Michael C. ThomsettNo CommentsNovember 2, 2012
Topics: Finance & Investing

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