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July 10, 2011 - by Christopher Smith
  

The Tradingology Course by David Vallieres

We licensed the Tradingology video course for our Trading Room members because it provides insights into connstructing and managing a portfolio of monthly income trades while incorporating other long-term and speculative positions.
  
A central theme in our curriculum is the concept of diversifying risk across different securities, different price levels, and different time frames. In assembling the Tradingology course, David Vallieres combined a wide range of techniques and trading concepts - highligting the use of multiple securities, differing price level risk, and multiple time frames. We have licensed the course, which is now available to Trading Room members.

The Modules in the course include:

MODULE 0: INTRODUCTION TO TRADING AS A BUSINESS & TRADING WITH CONFIDENCE

Description: This Module is designed to introduce you to a new way to trade stocks and options - as a business. Emphasis is on risk management and building a portfolio of trades that can be managed 'by the numbers'. Learning the craft, acquiring the skills required to be successful in this business.

MODULE 1-2-3: THE Greeks - MANAGING BY THE NUMBERS

Description: The 'greeks' play a critical role in your trading business. We totally de-mystify them and tell you exactly what the Greeks are and, in practical, easy to understand language demonstrate how they impact your business. The Greeks are the numbers you need to understand to manage your portfolio profitably. In addition to the video, we INCLUDE the most comprehensive, yet easy to read 5 page CONFIDENTIAL REPORT on how to profit from "The Greeks" available in the world (yes, the world, and no, I'm not kidding).

MODULE 4 : TRADE SELECTION AND STRATEGY

Description:  We've set the stage, now it's time to get on with the work at hand. This is where things get good and interesting. What positions do we take? How do we determine when and how? Do 'charts' matter? What is the big picture behind what we're doing.

MODULE 5: PORTFOLIO BUILDING

Description: Build a portfolio by putting on positions that work together. This is where many traders go wrong - they put on individual positions and do not understand how they affect your overall portfolio. Discover why diversifying across time frames, prices and differing strategies is a key to making money.

MODULE 6: USING THE TOS PLATFORM - THE TOOLS OF THE TRADE

Description: ThinkOrSwim (TOS), in my opinion is the best broker and has the best trading platform available. If you had to pay separately for the kind of analysis tools they give you as an account holder it would cost you many hundreds of dollars a month in fees - with TOS they're free. I take you inside the TOS platform and help you access the power you have at your finger tips. (There are other programs/software that you can use to analyze your trades, but TOS is free when you open an account.)

MODULE 7: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT BY THE Greeks, ADJUSTMENTS, VIX and More...

Description: Now that we have built our portfolio, how do we manage it by the numbers? We learned the Greeks, now it's time to put them into action. The key to success is knowing how to look at the numbers and know, without a doubt, what they mean and what to do with them if anything.

MODULE 8: THE ART OF ADJUSTMENTS - THE SECRET KEY

Description: What happens when our numbers don't look good? This is where 99% of all traders get killed in the market... they have no clue what to do when a position goes against them and they lose money. It's too bad because most trades can be saved to make a profit! Imagine making one small change to your position and increasing your odds of making a profit by 80%! That's what adjusting can do for you! In Trading As A Business, we KNOW what to do. We trade with confidence. We know and understand that when a trade goes against us it's an OPPORTUNITY to add to our portfolio by adjusting. I call it Smart Allocation of Capital. The art of adjustments is the missing link in trading options and stocks that almost no one teaches.

MODULE 9 : CLOSING POSITIONS

Description: How to close positions for maximum profits. How and when to close positions. The risks of holding positions into expiration week. When an how to 'buy' short-term insurance to protect your profits and increase your wealth in expiration week. How to close positions and get free trades left over that, although small, have a chance of DOUBLING our profits.

MODULE 10 : THE BIG PICTURE - TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

Description: What kinds of technical analysis help us in our business? There are only a few key analysis tools that can help you determine the probabilities of market direction and I tell you exactly what those are in Part 1 as well as give you insights into why the market moves up and down in seemingly random fashion. I'll also give you a historical perspective on market movements going back to 1900 and give you a realistic plan of attack for determining future market direction based on factual evidence. In Part 2, I dive into short-term indicators that can sharpen your edge in the markets to better time your trades. Then I tell you about an indicator I stumbled on, that predicts short-term and opening market direction with an amazing degree of accuracy close to 95% of the time as well as how to determine intra-day movements and how to tell whether money is flowing into or out of stocks and what it means for intra-day price trends.

MODULE 11 : ADVANCED TECHNIQUES AND EXPLOSIVE WEALTH BUILDING STRATEGIES

Description: Not even one of these strategies requires any knowledge of 'technical analysis' - it can help, but it's not required. These make money whether the market goes up or down. These are strategies you can manage based on 'the numbers'. One important thing I should mention: There are ways to make money that are NOT obvious. For example, when you buy a stock you understand that when it goes down you lose money and when it goes up you make money. Right? But did you know you there are ways to make money even when the stock goes down... and I'm not talking about a little money. When good stocks move down the strategy I describe in Strategy #1 makes more money than if they go up! How can that be? It's something I have been studying for years, and it works every time and cannot fail to work.

Explosive Strategy #1: Using this one method a $14,000 trade turned into a $75,000 profit in just 8 months. The most money at risk? Just $650. That was the total amount that was at risk when this position was initiated and NO more money was ever put into the position. Amazing profit/loss ratio. And it doesn't matter if the stock goes up or down but does require an longer time frame- 6 to 8 months is not uncommon for these trades to create the profits you can brag about. Want to make a killing in the market? It doesn't get any better than this.

Explosive Strategy #2: Another method which we'll call "Flipping Stocks" let's us buy stocks cheaper than others and if the market does not cooperate with our plan - we get paid lots of money for waiting until it does! This is for bigger players with more capital... but when you have $15k or more to put to work, these longer term trades generate explosive profits.

Explosive Strategy #3: This strategy has unlimited upside or downside potential and only $50 or so of risk? This strategy is extremely powerful and one of the biggest real 'secrets' that no one has ever discussed that I know of. Wait till you see the power of this strategy. You can make $1000's with a total risk of $50 or so... it's extremely powerful. Think there's no free-lunch on Wall Street? This isn't one either but it's as close as it gets to one! So think again. This is the perfect strategy for playing earnings reports, takeover news stocks and any stock you think will move big in any direction with little risk.

Explosive Strategy #4: If you want to be more active in stocks but hate the risk, you'll love this. Day trade without the risk normally associated with day trading. Can be setup to be an 'semi-automated' trading system. Very powerful and again another low risk, high earning strategy for more active participants (requires capital of $25,000 due to 'pattern day trading' regulations).

Explosive Strategy #5: If you liked the idea of the monthly income trades but was wondering how to 'turbo charge' them to make a fortune, then you will love THIS. Instead of $1000-$2000 a month you could start generating an income in the $5,000 to $40,000 a month range after learning this and with a lot less stress while trading as 'big' as you want. This last strategy is the 'icing' on the cake... the peak moment in all your hard study and will be worth 100 times what you paid for this course - maybe even more. Why didn't I reveal this before? Simple: You would not be able to use this strategy without a good foundation that was laid out in Module 0 to 10. Everything we have learned thus far has been leading up to Explosive Strategy #4 and this one.

The course will be delivered to you 100% online. You can download the videos directly to your computer in *.zip / *.wmv video format. This allows us to provide you with the highest quality and clearest videos for you to watch.



Tradingology sells as a stand alone course for as much - even more - than the total cost of joining the TOC Trading Room, but you may download the entire course as part of your paid TOC Trading Room membership.

David Vallieres' Tradingology course is now a feature of our Trading Room educational service. We also provide on-going educational support, a private members forum, and additional educational resources.

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