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Don’t Begin With The Conclusion. Begin With An Open Mind.

By Ken Bailey / February 4, 2014

Recently my wife and I were talking about a Bible study she attends every Tuesday morning. I have spoken at length with the person leading the Bible study so I had a good idea of where the study would go. While I enjoy every conversation I have with this person […]

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Out Perform 2013

By Ken Bailey / January 4, 2014

It is time to make New Year resolutions. Mine is to do even better in the market than I did in 2013. What is yours? Would you like to do even better in the market than you did in 2013? It will take some work but it will be worth […]

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Out Perform 2013

By Ken Bailey / January 4, 2014

It is time to make New Year resolutions. Mine is to do even better in the market than I did in 2013. What is yours? Would you like to do even better in the market than you did in 2013? It will take some work but it will be worth […]

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Attitude is everything

By Ken Bailey / December 7, 2013

Attitude, Chuck Swindoll: This may shock you, but I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day-to-day basis is my choice of attitude …. Attitude is that ‘single string’ that keeps me going or cripples my progress…. When my attitudes are right, there’s no barrier too […]

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Do you have a new year trading plan?

By Ken Bailey / November 8, 2013

About this time of year businesses start to have their employees write their 2014 objectives and record their 2013 accomplishments. Management will use the accomplishments and input from co-workers to give the employee feedback. They will use the information to determine raises and bonuses for each employee. In some companies […]

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Don’t let the government shut down your trading

By Ken Bailey / October 11, 2013

It seems that all I hear about these days is the government shutdown and the debt ceiling. I have people telling me that the market is untradeable with all this uncertainty. The market is an emotional mess, not knowing which way to go from day to day. Well I’m not […]

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Dollar cost averaging

By Ken Bailey / September 15, 2013

I recently placed a trade in the OptionsANIMAL weekly animal trade that had dollar cost averaging as an adjustment. I was asked what dollar cost averaging was and what it looks like. I think most people would understand the term when used with stock trades but I had placed a […]

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A second opinion is a good idea

By Ken Bailey / August 19, 2013

Recently a student emailed to let me know they had started a trading group. The group is going to use some free software I suggested and they know of other free software. They do not live in the same area. They don’t live in the same state. They don’t live […]

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Credit Spreads – higher reward yields lower risk, well sort of

By Ken Bailey / June 24, 2013

The most common credit spreads are the Bear Call, Bull Put and Iron Condor. These spreads have an interesting property. The greater the reward, the lower the risk. Think about that. The lower the risk, the greater the reward. That is only considering the mathematical risk, not the probability. First […]

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Credit Spreads – higher reward yields lower risk, well sort of

By Ken Bailey / June 24, 2013

The most common credit spreads are the Bear Call, Bull Put and Iron Condor. These spreads have an interesting property. The greater the reward, the lower the risk. Think about that. The lower the risk, the greater the reward. That is only considering the mathematical risk, not the probability. First […]

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