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Environmental Hedging: See it for Yourself

Siza Tackle Traders!!!  Rob and I came crawling out of Italy and have made our way to Budapest, Hungary. This is by far one of the most amazing cities I’ve ever been to and by far one of the coolest cultures I’ve had the pleasure of mingling with. As for Italy, well… Florence was amazing and Venice was evenREAD MORE

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Tales of a Technician: The July that Was

Well someone hasn’t been minding the store. Here we are in mid-August and I’ve yet to do my monthly rumination. Just think what lessons I might have lost from July’s trading! As a reminder, these monthly retrospectives fall into four categories – the monthly theme, what I did right, what I did wrong, and myREAD MORE

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THE AUSTRIAN SCHOOL: Mises and Hayek

Howdy, gang! I’m glad to have our discussion about Marxism and socialism in the rearview mirror because it always seems like a downer when I have to think too much about the tenants of intellectually dishonest philosophies. Yeah, it’s a shame that we’re leaning towards incorporating more and more of the Karl Marx school ofREAD MORE

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Women In Trading: Options – My new love language

Hello, Tackle family! My kids are back so I am super excited this week. They were on summer vacation in Kenya with their grandparents and one of the things I asked them was whether they learned any new words in Swahili while they were there. I must admit I got a kick listening to myREAD MORE

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Environmental Hedging: Why Travel?

Ciao Va Tackle Traders! Last week we pushed through earnings, some were good, some not so good. For one I had incorrect information as to when SunPower was having their earnings and was surprised by what took place on the 2nd of August. I had a half covering of the stock, thus I was ableREAD MORE

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Tales of a Technician: Dollar Cost Averaging Do’s and Dont’s

If you’ve been lulled to sleep by the summer doldrums then WAKE UP! Today’s topic was prompted by yet another query by Keren in the clubhouse. She’s batting two-for-two now when it comes to intelligent questions. I’ve reposted the question and my answer below. I have a question about the technique of scaling in. IREAD MORE

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Capitalism vs Socialism: Part Two

Howdy, gang! We left off last week’s blog with a bit of a monologue (from yours truly) regarding central planning/socialism. I am trying to lay out the basic tenets of socialsm so we’re all on the same page and in order to do that I had to first start with the philosophies of Karl Marx.READ MORE

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Environmental Hedging: System Philosophy Continued…

Caio Tackle! This week I’ve been joined by my old roommate from grad-school, Rob Young. In University Rob made a name for himself and true to his Hungarian roots he tends to not follow legal tradition. Since curiosity killed the cat he earned the nick-name “Kitty” in New Zealand where we were both philosophy /READ MORE

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Tales of a Technician: How to Hedge Iron Condors

Keren had a great question on hedging iron condors in the clubhouse so I’m dedicating today’s commentary to that. I’ll post it here in its entirety, then respond with a one-two combo of education and enlightenment. I have a question regarding the timing of adding a hedge. Module 6 (from Condors for Cash Flow) statesREAD MORE

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Capitalism vs Socialism & Marxism: Part 1

Howdy, gang! Glad to have you back for another round of literary discussion on the types of economic theory that exist in the world around us. It’s a constant struggle to really, truly define our economy as being something definitive, but as you hopefully learned last week, we tend to lean towards a more KeynesianREAD MORE

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