The Art of Making Tough Calls: Lessons from My NVDA Setup

May was a difficult month for me. There’s no sugarcoating it … I forced some stupid trades and took painful losses.  Heading into June, I need to regain composure and confidence.  I know myself. The best way for me to bounce back from poor performance is to wait...

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Friday Q&A — June 2, 2023

Happy Friday, Evolvers! There have been a lot of juicy trading opportunities over the past week, but I haven’t been capitalizing… I’ve missed some ideal setups, like Nvidia Corporation’s (NASDAQ: NVDA) textbook rejection at the $400 level. In hindsight, this trade was...

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A Letter to My Younger Self

I’d like to try something a little different today. You’re going to love this… I started trading in my 20s, and believe me, I made A LOT of mistakes early on. Some are too embarrassing to even mention here… More than anything, I wish I could get into a time machine...

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The Evolver’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence

In recent months, there’s been a remarkable surge in the popularity of AI (Artificial Intelligence)... With the rise of predictive text technology, like ChatGPT, it seems that AI is everywhere. It’s the new hottest niche.  AI has already begun to revolutionize...

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Friday Q&A — May 26, 2023

Happy Friday, Evolvers! This needs your attention… Nearly every question I got this week was about one stock… This name has completely taken over the market and arguably provided a once-in-a-lifetime earnings play opportunity.  Some Evolvers crushed this trade while...

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5 Ways to Bounce Back from Trading Losses

I wrote yesterday about a tough loss I took on Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP)... I’m feeling the pain — but this isn’t necessarily a bad thing (more on that later)... If you’ve ever felt adrift after a subpar trade, listen… While it might sound somewhat dramatic, I’ve seen...

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Learn from Bad Trades: Confronting My 65% SHOP Loss

No trader is perfect, and I’m no exception.  After an incredibly disappointing call trade on Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP), where I took a brutal 65% loss, I’m re-evaluating a few things about my trading. In other words, I’m going back to the drawing board… Listen… Every...

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Meet Mark:

Mark Croock is a former accountant who turned his small account into $3.19 Million in trading profits using options.


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