The title of this post is "Stock Option Investing - The Easy Way To Blend Investing & Gambling". Now just to be clear, we sometimes hear about an executive at a corporation receiving stock options as part of his total pay package. Those stock options are completely different from the ones we will be talking about. The stock options we will be talking about are traded on major exchanges, just like stocks.
The purpose of this post is to teach you the hard and fast basics for learning to buy stock options. As mentioned, stock options are contracts you can buy and sell just like a stock or a mutual fund. Now buying them is not as simple as buying a stock, but its not complicated either.Read More
How 'bout them Yankees…. those Cowboys .. those Lakers. You get the point. This is a typical conversation you hear when friends and families get together. Nothing is wrong with that. Passion about winning and its journey, no doubt, is as old as mankind itself.
I've been noticing however that in this age of internet millionaires, more of us are wondering how can I personally win through stock investing. We are wondering "hmm… how can I get in on that business or one similar to it before it blows up (in a good way)?" or "I'm not greedy.. I'd really like to just get on something that will make me a nice double digit return - you know, make a little something extra, without losing it all."Read More
You know, Warren Buffett is The Man. He is the EF Hutton of modern times. When he speaks, people definitely listen. He seems to have so many witty quotes floating out there on the internet, you almost wonder if he really has said them all.
Here are some sharp and short ones that come to mind:Read More
You know when I graduated from The University of Chicago with my MBA in the early '90s. I had a decent feel for what most of my classmates were pursuing as careers. Many worked in consulting, many worked for large corporates, and many worked on "Wall Street".
Interestingly enough, while the consulting and corporate jobs seemed pretty straightforward. It took me years to really understand what the Wall Street jobs were and how they related to each other in the big scheme of things.Read More