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Tackle Today: Why do we trade?

April 27, 2019

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≈ There is always a reason. ≈

Did you ever ask yourself why do you trade?

There’s always a reason behind everything, whether we acknowledge it or not. Being self-conscious of what we do in life makes a world of a difference in the pursuit of a high standard of living.

The world is a harsh place to live in and Mother Nature is constantly trying to kill us all. She will succeed in the end, mind you. The solution to this inescapable fate is living a meaningful life, one with a purpose.

Although we humans were made equal—in the sense that we are humans, not dolphins or bottles made of polyethylene terephthalate, for example— each of us carries a unique walk of life. Therefore, the reason we became traders will greatly differ from one another.

  • A book that sparked the desire to go and take care of our financial future.
  • Some money inherited from an ancestor that went before us.
  • The responsibility to provide for our family.
  • The legacy we want to leave for our heirs.
  • A nest egg in case things go terribly sideways.
  • The adventure of making the first million dollars.
  • The intellectual adventure of learning something so hard from scratch and be successful at it.

Could be one. Could be a combination of two. Could be all of them altogether.

Tim Justice asked one of our team members, Marques Johnson, why he trades.

Today is Friday Feature and here’s Marques’ answer. Read “Why I Trade”

Chart of the Day

Meteorite from the sky

Chart of the day: Meteorite from the sky

That is a beautiful gap. According to Wall Street Breakfast, “Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) plunged after-hours after cutting its financial guidance for the full year and reporting its first decline in sales of data center chips in seven years.”

Like the Coaches at Tackle say: You don’t catch a falling semiconductor chip.

Video of the Day

Pinterest or Zoom?

IPO ALERT 🚨 Traders, recently, both of these companies released their IPOs, which one would you trade and why??1⃣ PINTERESTor2⃣ ZOOM

Posted by Tackle Trading on Thursday, April 25, 2019

Traders, recently, both of these companies released their IPOs, which one would you trade and why??

Today’s line up

Options Theory Blog

Volatility Value

Today I’m an advocate for a long-forgotten phrase that lost its fight for representation. To better understand the current situation you must first grasp the dynamics of options pricing. Allow me to bring you up to speed.

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