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Michael C. Thomsett is a widely published options author. His "Getting Started in Options" (Wiley, 9th edition) has sold over 300,000 copies. He also is author of "Options Trading for the Conservative Investor" and "The Options Trading Body of Knowledge" (both FT... More
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  • Why The Balance Sheet Is Inaccurate – The Liability Side

    A disturbing reality about financial statements is that they are inherently inaccurate and incomplete. Fundamental investors are told to apply a series of popular balance sheet ratios to test working capital and financial strength. Observing trends in the current ratio and debt ratio, for example, reveal the status of rising, falling, or unchanging degrees of financial control.

    All of those tests are valuable. However, the balance sheet is not a complete report of a company's assets, liabilities or net worth.

    Click here for the full article on ThomsettStocks.com

    To gain more perspective on insights to investing observations and specific analysis, I hope you will join me at ThomsettStocks.com where I publish many additional articles. I also maintain a virtual portfolio of stock at ThomsettStocks.com. For new trades, I include a Chart of the Day marked up with reversal and confirmation, and provide detailed explanations of my rationale. Link to the site to learn more. Review the Membership Benefits today.

    May 22 8:13 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Swing Trading – Variable Weighting Strategies
    Using options to focus more on either uptrend or downtrend is an effective method for augmenting the swing itself. The strategy assumes that you have an opinion about the prevailing direction of movement in the underlying, and that momentum confirms your opinion. So as a starting point, you can coordinate a weighting decision by checking some of the best momentum oscillators …

    Click here for the full article on ThomsettOptions.com

    To gain more perspective on insights to investing observations and specific analysis, I hope you will join me at ThomsettOptions.com where I publish many additional articles. I also maintain a virtual portfolio at ThomsettOptions.com. And the Chart of the Day includes a stock chart marked up with reversal and confirmation, along with detailed explanations of my rationale. Link to the site to learn more. Review the Membership benefits today.

    May 22 8:04 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Why The Balance Sheet Is Inaccurate – The Asset Side

    Investors rely on accurate financial information to pick companies. But are you getting truly accurate information from the balance sheet? Can you tell what a company is really worth based on a list of assets and liabilities? No.

    On the asset side alone, assets are potentially valued far below their true value …

    Click here for the full article on ThomsettStocks.com

    To gain more perspective on insights to investing observations and specific analysis, I hope you will join me at ThomsettStocks.com where I publish many additional articles. I also maintain a virtual portfolio of stock at ThomsettStocks.com. For new trades, I include a Chart of the Day marked up with reversal and confirmation, and provide detailed explanations of my rationale. Link to the site to learn more. Review the Membership Benefits today.

    May 21 8:30 AM | Link | Comment!
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