Want to Beat the Stock Market? Let’s Get Those Momentum Funds at Work!

Updated 1/22/2024 If you ask me, one of the biggest secrets to investors is the way that ETFs can be used to their benefit to increase their gains. Not only the normal ETFs that come to mind like SPY and VOO, but also some others like MTUM that track the MSCI USA Momentum Index. So […]

An In-depth Guide to the Theta Gang Wheel Strategy

Not long ago this blog featured different trading strategies that utilize the Theta Gang mindset of selling options for premium. One strategy in particular that is becoming much more mainstream in the options trading world is “The Wheel Strategy”. This strategy utilizes selling options to collect weekly premiums while keeping a very low risk profile. […]

Global Equities Momentum (40y Track Record Outperforming the S&P 500)

Updated 10/12/2023 Did you get tired reading that title?  If so, I’m sorry – but I wanted you to know that this entire article is showing you how Global Equities Momentum (GEM) has absolutely dominated the S&P 500 over a 40-year period. I’ve been reading the book Dual Momentum Investing by Gary Antonacci. I’m finally […]

Nothing Kills Relative Momentum Like a Bunch of Bonds in Your Portfolio!

In these next few chapters of ‘Dual Momentum Investing’ by Gary Antonacci, we really start to key in on some of the fundamentals of momentum investing and why it works, specifically with a focus on Relative Momentum, and why bonds can absolutely ruin any potential gains that you’re seeking to gain.. I previously had talked […]

Your Behavioral Finance Tendencies are why Momentum Investing Works

If you’ve been following along with my posts lately, you know that I am getting in deep with understanding Momentum Investing because it really sparked my interest from a few podcasts that I listened to.  In the last few chapters of Dual Momentum Investing, Gary Antonacci, author of the book, tells us that Momentum Investing […]

Value Shmalue – Welcome to Dual Momentum Investing! (Ch. Review)

Lately I’ve been taking a deep dive momentum stocks and I have going down a major momentum stock rabbit hole since then, so I figured, why not do my next book review on momentum stocks?  Well, sure enough, if you Google “best momentum investing books” then ‘Dual Momentum Investing’ comes up, so let’s go with […]

What the Data Tells Us About Momentum Stocks: Are They Good Buys?

As a new investor, it can be really easy to get caught up into defining what sort of investor are you – growth? Value? Momentum? It can be confusing and all it does is add stress to the new investor but don’t worry, I’m here to decode the BS and breakdown if momentum stocks are […]

What is High IV in Options and How Does it Affect Returns?

As you have learned from previous posts, trading options is buying the ability to buy or sell a stock at a certain strike price.  A call option means you are bullish on the stock and a put option means you are bearish on the stock.  Stocks can naturally move up and down on their own […]

Taking Worst Case Scenarios of Selling Covered Calls – It’s Not That Bad!

While I am new to the options game myself, I have learned quickly that options are like stocks, but on steroids.  In this article I’m going to cover a simple options strategy, selling covered call options.  Before diving too deep, please make sure to read our Trading Options for Beginners Guide to familiarize yourself with […]

4 Popular “Theta Gang” Strategies to Collect Premium from Options

What is theta gang? Simply put, these are options trading strategies that capitalize on the fact that the prices of options decay over time. Instead of trying to predict if a stock will go up or down, you simply play the time game– collecting premium which turns to profit as time goes by, then rinsing […]

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