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Thinkorswim
Not worth it

The tools is the only positive thing about this broker. The backtesting ability is excellent, but even this area is full of bugs and missing data. The... Read More
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Options-Ignition
Best options directional service

I tried more newsletters than I would like to admit. Let me begin the review by saying that this is without doubt the best directional service I have tried.... Read More
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Optionrun
Very volatile, long losing streaks

I can only confirm what previous reviewers said. The service might be profitable in the long term, but if you start at the wrong time, you might not get to the... Read More
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Nextoptions.Com
Good picks, excellent customer service

I joined NextOptions about a month ago. It is still too early to give a full review, but so far I like what I see. They have a free pick every day. Those... Read More
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Tradegreeks.Com
Excellent performance and Customer Service

I took a free trial with them. Here are my observations. The performance looks very good. All the trades that I took made perfect sense and most of them... Read More
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Tradegreeks.Com
Inconsistent performance, too much hype

After few months of decent performance, they had a terrible couple of months. The risk management is non-existent. I would not recommend this service. Read More

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Thinking Trades - Premium Service
Very volitile and inconsistent, large drawdowns

I was a subscriber for about two months. Of course I started at worst possible time (mid February) and lost money overall but this is not the point. Any... Read More
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Trend Following: Learn To Make Millions In Up Or Down Markets
Well worth the money

Excellent book, very well written, well worth the money. Read More
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Generate Thousands In Cash On Your Stocks Before Buying Or Selling Them: Third Edition
Just average book

I agree with previous reviewers. This book is okay but it doesn’t talk enough about risks and it is overly optimistic and full of self hype. Read More
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Amy Calistri's Stock Of The Month
Decent not expensive newsletter

I joined the service at the beginning of June 2009. I actually compared the performance of the stocks I bought to the S&P 500. Here are the numbers: MRX -... Read More
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An American Hedge Fund: How I Made $2 Million As A Stock Operator & Created A Hedge Fund
Well written and entertaining

This book is well written, entertaining and interesting to read. It is amazing how Tim turned 12l into almost 2 million in just few short years. However, we... Read More
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Daily Options Report
Excellent blog

Great blog about options, very educational. Read More
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Day Trading Strategy Club From Manny Backus
Complete scam

You probably have seen those ads: “IN ONE HOUR OF TRADING YOU CAN MAKE MORE MONEY THAN MOST PEOPLE DO SLAVING AT A DEAD END JOB ALL WEEK LONG… Genius chess... Read More
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Jim Cramer's Getting Back To Even
Good book, practical advise

This is a pretty good book. It has some good advice, including some options trading which was not included in his previous books. Don't expect too much, but... Read More
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Options For Rookies
Best blog for options

This is definitely the best options blog that I know. Every post is an absolute gem. It is intended for different audiences, from beginners to more advanced... Read More
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Vix And More
Excellent blog about options volatility

Most people underestimate the role of options volatility in options trading. This blog fills the gaps that many other blogs leave. Excellent read. Read More
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Tdameritrade
Good broker but expensive

I was with TD Ameritrade for couple of years. If you do only few trades a year, it’s a good choice. Excellent platform, good customer service. However, if you... Read More
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Disciplined Trading: How To Trade Your Way To Financial Freedom With Van Tharp
Great book on trader’s psychology

This book will help you to learn about yourself and how to become a better trader. It gives some excellent tools about trading philosophy and physiology. Read More
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Interactive Brokers
Cheap commissions, good platform and tools

IB has one of the cheapest commissions in the industry. The execution is usually very good, the platform is powerful and reliable. The customer service is... Read More
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Global Investing
Just okay

This newsletter claims to be “ranked 2nd top performing newsletter portfolio by Hulbert’s Financial Digest for the past decade”. However, latest Hulbert... Read More
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Schaeffers Investment Research
Probably the worst performing newsletter

I took their 6 months free trial. Thank God I did not actually buy any of his picks! This is probably the worst performing newsletter. According to Hulbert,... Read More
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The Cabot Market Letter
Good value, timely recommendations

Cabot is well-respected and has earned its reputation. It is well priced and worth the money. Highly recommended for growth investors and momentum traders. Use... Read More
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Slope Of Hope With Tim Knight
Very helpful and entertaining.

I read this blog every day. It is a great source of information, very honest and straightforward. It has excellent charts but the language is very simple. Read More
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Option Pundit
Very consistent results, excellent risk management

This is without doubt the best options newsletter I know. Its main focus is on income option strategies like condors, calendars, double diagonals etc. It... Read More
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Louis Navellier's Blue Chip Growth Letter
below average performance, a lot of hype

Hulbert newsletter confirms what other reviews say - BCG underperforms the market. In the kind of market that we saw since March 2009, his picks are supposed... Read More
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Agora Financial: Outstanding Investments
Good long term investing advise

This is a good long term investing advise, ranked one of the top newsletters by Hulbert. Its main focus is on gold, silver and energy stocks. Well worth the... Read More
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Investorplace.Com: Big Money Options
Complete scam

I keep getting ads from those guys, so I decided to give it a try, considering the fact that they have a risk free subscription. They advertise profits of... Read More
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River Oaks Captial Newsletter
One of the biggest scams

This is an options service that gives calls/put recommendations. Looking at their track record in the last 4 years, you see an average return per trade of... Read More
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Spread The Trend
Decent newsletter, good Customer Service

Spread the trend sells credit spreads. This is a great strategy but no strategy is going to work all the time. Sometimes, it feels like Derek doesn’t have a... Read More
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Wicked Profits
Excellent options income service

The site trades options spreads. They are in business since 2000. Very impressive long-term record. They put one trade per month. 36% gain in 2008 – how... Read More
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China & Emerging Markets Letter
One of the best stock picking newsletters

According to Hulbert Financial Digest, Cabot China and Emerging Markets is the best performing newsletter for 5-year performance among the 142 investment... Read More
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Options Intelligence
One of the best options services

I tried few options services. In terms of consistency and performance, this is probably one of the best services. The published performance is based on the... Read More
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Options Intelligence
Much less impressive

Unfortunately in the last 6 months the results are much less impressive. Past performance was heavily dependent on few big winners, but overall winning ratio... Read More

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Bookingalpha
Good, honest newsletter

This newsletter is relatively new, but so far the results are very good. The performance reporting is very transparent and honest, easy to trade and very good... Read More
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