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    May 7, 2020

    I am an Options Day Trader!!! Now What???

    The biggest indicator for the success of a trader in all of my years of training clerks, junior traders, senior traders, and my current students is this.  Their inability or unwillingness to realize a loss and to manage their risk responsibly.  Here is a very straightforward lesson on how to do that.  The rest is […]

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    May 5, 2020

    How Does A Broken Wing Butterfly Work?

    A broken wing butterfly sounds like a complicated strategy. From the outside it maybe. But if you look at what this strategy really is, it is not so complicated. Check out the video below to see what I mean.

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    March 11, 2020

    Feeling Confused? Scott Bauer Adds Some Experience To the Markets

    If you think these markets are not making sense, you are not alone. Even the seasoned trader is trying to make heads or tails out of the markets. But, Prosper CEO Scott Bauer lent his years and years of experience to our clients live in the Option Volatility Signal Room. Grab a free day pass […]

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    March 10, 2020

    Scott Bauer visits Fox Chicago News Studio.

    This morning on Fox 32 Chicago live in studio with Anita Padilla and Scott Schneider, Scott Bauer discussed the status of the U.S. markets in the wake of yesterday’s huge plunge. Grab a free day pass to one of our live signal trading rooms today>>

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    March 9, 2020

    Scott Bauer visits Fox Business News TV.

    This morning on Fox Business News, Scott Bauer discussed the current state of affairs given the Saudi/Russia Oil Crisis, Corona fears and the market plunge. Grab a free day pass to one of our live signal trading rooms today>>

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    February 19, 2020

    Why $AAPL Will Be Our Leading Indicator Near Term $QQQ

    The Nasdaq has been on a tear and the markets have shaken off the concerns of the Coronavirus. Look at $AAPL for example. The stock was knocked down in premarket trading and has rallied since their lows of yesterday. Even as the tech conglomerate basically warned investors they will fail to meet expectations, it became […]

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    December 10, 2019

    Wait! Wait! There’s A Ratio Butterfly Too?

    If you have spent any time in Scott’s room, you are very familiar with strategies such as butterflies and even “broken-wing” butterflies.  But did you know there are also strategies that we categorize as “Ratioed Butterflies”? Click the video below to see our approach using this methodology. Grab a free day pass to one of […]

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    December 9, 2019

    $HD Bounce

    Home Depot (Ticker : HD)  has been a beloved stock by traders and investors alike. Lately they have fallen on hard times off the highs. It has been dropping pretty sharply, but finally found a floor and has bounced back a bit. Could this be the start of a rebound? There is a potential catalyst […]

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    December 9, 2019

    Santa Claus Rally?

    You have probably heard the term “The Santa Claus Rally”. But what is it and is there any validity to it? A Santa Claus rally typically describes a steady increase in the stock market that occurs in the last week of December through the first two trading days in January. Why would this happen? There […]

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    December 6, 2019

    What Zero Commision Fee’s Will Do For The Markets

    The $0 commision transition in the brokerage world has been a hot topic in my trading rooms. The idea of not paying commissions on trades has widely been rejoiced by retail clients. However, this could lead to clients getting a false sense of value when they trade. Unless you are heavily active in the markets […]

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