Larry BenedictFounder, The Opportunistic Trader

Larry Benedict

Larry Benedict is a 35-year trading veteran. Starting from the pits at the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Larry’s skills grew along with his wealth until he was running a world-class hedge fund – where he regularly traded position sizes in the millions of dollars.

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The Most Dangerous Mistake a Trader Can Make

This can create a vicious emotional cycle that’ll quickly burn a hole in your trading account...

Two Simple Ways to Keep Your Emotions in Check While Trading

It’s almost impossible to take emotions out of trading completely...

Why You Don’t Have to Have a “View”

By focusing on the next big move, viewers often miss out on a lot of market action...

How the News Can Hurt Your Trades

Traders who buy into stock based just on the news could end up with a losing trade...

Let the Percentages Take Care of Themselves

Good timing isn't the the only reason a company succeeds...

Do This Before You Start Trading

Remember that it's impossible to know everything about every market...

Why the Fed Had to Fold

The markets can finally move on now that the Fed’s final meeting of the year is behind us...

Why Tesla Could Lose One-Third of Its Value by Year’s End

Tesla represents far more than just its eco-friendly credentials...