Education, Not Recommendations:
(Last Updated March 1, 2018)
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Become A Better Trader, Inc. publishes information that is educational in nature and designed to contribute to your overall understanding of various types of technical analysis and how we apply this information to the financial markets. We are in no way recommending the purchase, sale or short sale of any securities, options, futures or other financial instruments. Trading of stocks, options, futures, and currency markets may not be suitable for everyone and may involve the risk of losing part of your money, all of your money, or in the case of futures, more than all of your money. Our trades are viewable during the broadcast and profits and losses are seen during and after executions. However, we are in no way representing that similar results will be achieved by following our strategies and picks.
We at Become A Better Trader, Inc. are not Financial Advisors or Registered Analysts. We do not offer our various model portfolios as trading recommendations for you to copy. These models represent our own accounts and/or opinions and are intended to teach our style of short-term trading. For example, if the stock index futures happen to be selling off day after day, members can review our live trading room to see what we are thinking or doing, and how we are handling that type of situation. It is up to you to make your own decisions as what you want to do with your own portfolio.
We do not claim to have a special insight into the markets that prevent us from making mistakes. We do make mistakes. However, we believe our successes more than make up for our mistakes, and will continue to offer our education until proven otherwise. Observe our mistakes and utilize these lessons in your own trading programs.
Trading of stocks, options, futures, or currencies may not be suitable for everyone. Equities, Futures, Options, and Currency trading and investing have large potential for rewards, but also large potential risk. You must be aware of the risks and be willing to accept them in order to invest in the Equities, Futures, Options, and Currency markets. Absolutely do not trade with money you cannot afford to lose. Though there are large potential rewards, short-term trading is very risky, especially when your accounts are fully margined. There is certainly a chance in which you can lose all of your money. If you are trading futures, there is a chance that your account can go negative, and that you will end up owing money to your broker. In addition, prior to buying or selling a stock, option, currency, or futures contract, an investor will need a broker, and they must meet suitability requirements in order to trade these specific instruments.
*Options positions may have more than one leg for instance with spreads, condors or rolled over positions to a new month. The past performance of any trading system or methodology is not necessarily indicative of future results. You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge and financial resources. Absolutely consult your Registered Financial Advisor and your Risk Trading Plan before ever investing or trading any financial instrument!
Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling an option, investors must read a copy of the Characteristics & Risks of Standardized Options, also known as the options disclosure document (ODD). Go to http://www.optionsclearing.com/about/publications/character-risks.jsp It explains the characteristics and risks of exchange traded options. Copies of the ODD are available from your broker, from any exchange on which options are traded, by placing an order online, or by calling 1-888-OPTIONS (1-888-678-4667), or from The Options Clearing Corporation, One North Wacker Drive, Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60606.
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One of the limitations of hypothetical performance results is that they are generally prepared with the benefit of hindsight. In addition, hypothetical trading does not involve financial risk, and no hypothetical trading record can completely account for the impact of financial risk in actual trading. For example, the ability to withstand losses or to adhere to a particular trading program in spite of trading losses are material points which can also adversely affect actual trading results. There are numerous other factors related to the markets in general or to the implementation of any specific trading program which cannot be fully accounted for in the preparation of hypothetical performance results and all of which can adversely affect actual trading results.
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If you find yourself interested in our trading styles, remember that it is important to diversify your investments and not throw all of your money into one basket or technique. If you do copy our buys and sells, you are doing so at your own risk. We’re not recommending that anyone copy us, and believe that all investors should make their own decisions. We are here to teach by example, through our successes and mistakes.
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