We all know that trading and investing in the current volatile markets is very challenging. Would it be great to trade and invest side-by-side with a professional trader? Why not?
1. Retain a professional trader as your trading mentor. Typically, the hourly rates are very reasonable. Besides, if your trading capital is over $10,000, and your personal trading coach teaches you how to trade equity and index options (and options spreads) and futures, the profits can quickly and easily cover your cost of personal trade coaching. That is the best way to get your education for free.
2. As a professional trader and a personal trade coach, I insist that my students
always hedge their investment portfolios. We all insure our homes and cars. The
same logic should apply to your invested capital. That is what I train my students to do at www.AskTradeMentor.com. In the current extremely volatile and unpredictable market, we cannot rely on the traditional “long term” investing anymore where we just trying to convince ourselves that our “paper losses” would somehow materialize in real capital appreciation. I plan to publish a series of blogs on the subjects of risk (money) management, active investing (using options to protect your invested capital and to generate additional income by selling volatile options) where losses are cut to minimum and the profits are allowed to run up, protected by options. The issues of personal discipline, planning and execution in active investing and trading are of paramount importance, and I plan to address them in my upcoming blogs.
For the past 14 years I have professionally traded stocks, ETFs, options, futures, FX, and provided personal trade coaching to students from all over the world,
including individual investors, stock brokers, financial advisors and hedge fund managers. In these troubled times I am willing to share my experience with
the community by publishing a series of blogs and providing free private