On Options Trading

  • The Intelligent Investor comprehends that certain things takes time.

Options Trading is not investing. It is gambling.

Options Trading is base on the premise that one can turn $2,000 into $2 Million overnight. The Options Trader seeks to make large gains by investing so little. They do this by trying to predict the future. They make bets the price of a stock will go up tomorrow. They make bets the Stock Market will do down next week. And when their prediction is wrong, their money just disappears in the middle of somewhere. Don't know where. It disappeared there. Their initial investment is gone. Options become worthless.

The Intelligent Investor knows that not even a fortune teller or a psychic can accurately predict the future. If anyone makes money on Options Trading, that person is either lucky or have insider information.

 

"You can't produce a baby in 1 month by getting 9 women pregnant."

- Warren Buffet

 

Options Trading is like trying to win the lottery. One buys a ton of tickets hoping that 1 ticket would win a little. Hoping that one day will be a great day. In Options Trading, making money is based on hope.

 

My Financial Analysis of Stocks

  • Buying the Dip in ViacomCBS (VIAC) and Sold Pfizer (PFE) A very big opportunity came today to buy ViacomCBS (VIAC) at a ridiculously low price. Unfortunately we had to sell Pfizer (PFE). Pfizer has been a big disappointment for us ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2021, 12:09 AM by Intelligent Investor
  • Accumulating ViacomCBS (VIAC) We believe there is a greater opportunity in ViacomCBS (VIAC). We have been accumulating the stock for the past year. Our analysis is a mere common sense. During the course ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2021, 5:25 PM by Intelligent Investor
  • Sold AXP, BRK.B, JPM, and WFC We sold all of our shares in American Express (AXP), Berkshire Hathaway Class B (BRK.B), J.P. Morgan (JPM), and Wells Fargo (WFC).American Express (AXP) - We just do ...
    Posted Jan 19, 2021, 7:53 PM by Intelligent Investor
  • We Have Bottomed, Next Stop Dow Jones 100,000 The bottom of this recession was on March 23, 2020, when the Dow Jone hit 18,214. This recession was short-lived, it only lasted about 3 months. Our Gross ...
    Posted Jun 8, 2020, 12:32 PM by Intelligent Investor
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    Posted May 21, 2020, 9:21 PM by Intelligent Investor
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    Posted May 21, 2020, 9:21 PM by Intelligent Investor
  • Another Dead Cat Bounce, We Haven't Bottomed Yet, Goldman Predicts S&P 2000 The Dow Jones has rallied to 22,327 over the past several days. However, we believe this is another dead cat bounce. We sold all our shares of United Health ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2020, 8:35 PM by Intelligent Investor
  • Coronavirus Is The Black Swan Event That Ended The Bull Market In 2020 A Black Swan Event is an unpredictable event that causes catastrophic damage to an economy. A few days ago, we wrote an article describing the coronavirus as a Black Swan ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2020, 9:21 AM by Intelligent Investor
  • Beyond Meat (BYND) and Dunkin (DNKN), The End Of A Tale Of 2 Speculative Stocks During a recession speculative stocks get pounded down to the ground. Thus, we sold all of our shares of Beyond Meat (BYND) and Dunkin' Donuts (DNKN). Beyond Meat is in ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2020, 9:22 AM by Intelligent Investor
  • The Dow Jones Rallies 1294 Points, Sold More Stocks On This Dead Cat Bounce The Dow Jones jumps 1294 points a few days ago, however, we believe that this rally is a "dead cat bounce". We have to wait for the next quarter's ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2020, 9:56 PM by Intelligent Investor
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