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Optionsizzle
The sophisticated Options Trader

If you are looking for spoon fed straight buying calls and puts then don't apply -- The gem of this service is that Josh seeks to maximize profit and minimize... Read More
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The 3Rd Annual Pennystocking Conference
Tim knows how to run a conference the correct way

I must say that I came into the conference with very high expectations and left with all of them met and exceeded. Very well run and organized and the speakers... Read More
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The Social Network
Met and exceeded all of my expectations

I must say I absolutely loved this movie and I can not get enough of Jesse Eisenberg. I found myself asking how Mark Zuckerberg would see his portrayal of his... Read More
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Juggernaut Trading
Mixed feelings with this review

Tim the head trader of the Juggernaut Trading recently severed ties with his long time Prop firm over at Broad Street Trading. I haven't gotten the whole story... Read More
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Jenna Lee
Well worth the distraction

Scenario: You just blew 5k getting squeezed on stock, your frustrated and need to let off some steam, pop on the TV and watch Jenna Lee and everything suddenly... Read More
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@Timothysykes
Solid information and the person I follow the most

Tim definitely posts quite frequently but I find myself going through all this tweets with associated links and reading through most. Tim has mastered the art... Read More
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Quants: The Alchemists Of Wall Street
Inside the mind of a Quant

The film provides interesting insight into the minds and occupation of the a quant trader and the developing programs for these kind of traders. Scary to think... Read More
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Trade With Big T
Has become one of my favorite Penny Bloggers

Big T gives you his straight up watch list for next day now with a nice chart with each stock to make an easy site to visit and not waste time with some of the... Read More
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Floored
A gritty look at what once was the American Dream

If you haven't seen this movie you absolutely MUST watch it. There is something about hearing the stories of the guys that once ran the pits in chicago -- the... Read More
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Rogue Trader
A Tragic Tale

This movie illustrates the dangers of greed. Nick's character is the all too confident and charismatic trader who finds himself suddenly trapped in a death... Read More
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The Pursuit Of Happyness
The American Dream

This is one of those movies that gives hope of the American Dream. The standard of if you work hard enough and long enough good things will eventually start to... Read More
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Broad Street Trading
Allow you to naked short ANY stock intraday

I have to say I have been with Broad Street for 6 months and I really enjoy their services and what they have to offer. At the beginning of August they became... Read More
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Stockcharts.Com
Great Service for a Free site

I use this site often to generate charts for my nightly research. Very easy to use and the charts are very well done and did I mention it is FREE!! Read More
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Investopedia.Com
An amazing resource to the Financial World

This was one of the first sites I ever used when I started doing research on trading and the markets. It provides an immense amount of information especially... Read More
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Million Dollar Traders : Make Me A Trader
Valuable Experiment

I really wish there were more "case studies" like this. Very quickly you see how the different personalities come in and how they adapt that to a trading... Read More
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Rick Santelli
Trust those in the Pits

What I really like about Rick is he spends everyday in the Chicago trading pits and provides us with that personal relationship view of what the sentiment in... Read More
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Technical Analysis: Using Multiple Timeframes
Solid book that cuts to the point

What I really like Shannon's writing is that he goes through the technical chart and elaborates on how the market participants are feeling in the different... Read More
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The Truth About Day Trading Stocks: A Cautionary Tale About Hard Challenges And What It Takes To Succeed
Really gets at the psychological challenges of day trading

The real value of reading this book is its in-depth discussion of the psychology of trading warps so many of new traders minds and really grounds those looking... Read More
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Usaa Federal Savings Bank
Best bank if you qualify

Being a current and then former military member the rates on borrowing from this place were phenomenal. Here is what I mean: $25,000 loan at 2% interest rate... Read More
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American Express Company
Best of the rest

From my experience AMEX rewards and rates have been far better than I faired with VISA although the trade-off is AMEX is not accepted in large number of local... Read More
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Stockpreacher
How many pumpers/ promoters do I need to review

Just another run of the mill stock promoter. I will say I love subscribing to all of them and created a whole email account to collect them and see which ones... Read More
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Pit Bull: Lessons From Wall Street's Champion Trader
No BullSh*t -- just the straight truth

The book follows Buzzy Schwartz through his early days and experiences as a trader on the AMEX. From his rough and tough beginnings of lose after lose and his... Read More
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Thinkorswim
Solid Brokers, Excellent Customer Service

I do not use this broker very often but for some reason I like the tools and visual appeal the best out of the brokers I do use. I also like the feature of... Read More
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Investimonials
A ton of potential -- Give it some time

I read Tim's own review and he is always rather harsh on himself but I like where this site is going. It is has only really been up and running for a few... Read More
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The Suze Orman Show
Late night TV

I am not really sure when this program originally airs through-out the day but I always seem to come upon in the really late night line-up. It provides a good... Read More
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Goodfellas
Great Gangster Movie

I love gangster movies so I may be a bit biased but Martin Scorsese is hands down the best at them. Not to mention DeNiro and Pesci have an amazing gangster... Read More
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Antitrust
A good thriller if your in the mood

What is really scary about this film is it was released at the height of the monopoly case against Microsoft and the plot of the movie follows how computer... Read More
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Modern Times
Watch for 15-20 minutes then turn off

I was forced to watch for a class in college at some point and thankfully we only watched for about 15-20 minutes. I will say the scene we watched illustrated... Read More
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Rounders
The most famous poker movie of all time

I have to say it was really poker that lead me into the finance career field of trading. And as a good poker player plays the odds and percentages and has to... Read More
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Interactive Brokers
Overall a solid firm -- shorts are lacking lately

For those new to the Tim Sykes Community this broker allows the easiest way to short penny stocks as the software will show you real time if there are shares... Read More
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Ultimate Fighting: Fistful Of Dollars
Fighting and Business -- What more can you ask for?

I must say it really intrigued me to see how hard Dana White fought to bring this sport to the main stream media and make it a credible form of entertainment... Read More
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Hot Otc
Another crappy pumper

This is one of the hundreds of free mailer promoters that we love that pumps up all our crappy penny stocks to short. I haven't really noticed anything overly... Read More
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Mad Money
Following the Tim Sykes approach -- find people who suck

I am far from the pioneer of this technique but now that Mad Money is watched by so many of the go with the flow/ crowd following portion of the trading... Read More
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Stock Egg
I am not quite sure how to rate this

I am having a hard time trying to rate this product based on the criteria above. If you were a poor soul looking for a website that is going to pick the next... Read More
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Capitalism A Love Story
Love him or hate him

It is very rare you find a neutral stance on any of Michael Moore's films but I think he points out some interesting things in general and this film is no... Read More
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Stockfetcher Standard
Cheap and effective

I must say I have not been using this software very long but everyday I learn more and love it more. There are soooooo many different options you can use to... Read More
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Office Space
I think this film can be called a cult classic now

Probably one of the best movies that picks fun of the corporate grind of the traffic on the way to work to the dam copier jamming all the time. If you're a... Read More
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American Greed
I watch it religiously on Weds nights

I don't know why it is but I can not get enough of these scandals that plague the corporate world but I find them all very interesting in how cleaver these... Read More
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Marijuana Inc: Inside America's Pot Industry
Very intriguing

Shows how MJ is being set up to be the next big business. I used to never really think the idea would take off as I wrote it off a some hazy idea conjured up... Read More
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Trading Places
Everytime I heard about FCOJ I think of this movie

Trading Places was the movie that gave me the first impression what it was to be a big time trader on Wall Street and to work with people that have ungodly... Read More
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American Psycho
Reason why Christian Bale as Batman confused me

This movie is freaky for much different reasons then your typical horror movie. As the genre usually plays out with spooky and darkly lite scenes this movie is... Read More
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Sharebuilder
If your new a good place to start

This was the first broker that I used because they advertised that there was no minimum required on the deposit and allowed me a place to get my feet wet in... Read More
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Wall Street Warriors Season 1, 2, 3
A day in the life of all aspects of Wall Street

This show follows numerous people that are involved in Wall Street from different angles. We see floor traders, stock brokers, hedge fund managers, prop firm... Read More
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Pirates Of Silicon Valley
Entertaining and Interesting

Great story of how Jobs and Gates took an idea and a great opportunity and built and empire around it. I think this movie really shows that sometimes even the... Read More
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Wall Street
The Movie that started it all

I can't imagine anyone watching this wouldn't suddenly have a great desire to become a big time Wall Street yuppie. Money, sex, and power - need I say more. Read More
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Madscan: Elite
Immediate scans. Immediate results

Like all software it take a couple of weeks to get really comfortable but the real time streaming scans allow you to be on top of the market at every moment.... Read More
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The New Market Wizards: Conversations With America's Top Traders
A window into the mind of amazing traders.

I really can't get enough of Jack's interviews with these great traders and although there are certain characteristics of good traders that continually come up... Read More
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Stock Promoters
Best site to find out stocks that are getting pumped

The search feature allows you to enter the ticker and see all the recorded promoters and pumpings of the stock that you want. I like to use it to see how... Read More
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The Wall Street Journal
Best all around Business Newspaper

Some may argue that other papers provide a more focused approach to the market and the news surrounding it but I have found that although the world event... Read More
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Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room
Shocking what they got away with

Although many people hate Jeffery Skilling for what he did and how he defrauded investors watching this movie you see a man that would stop at success at no... Read More
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Boiler Room
The best sales movie of all times

I think the main character Seth sums up allot of what young men that want to make it on Wall Street aspire to achieve. Coming from a respectable family he is... Read More
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Confessions Of An Economic Hit Man
Makes you reconsider International Relations

What I really liked about this book was that it was a first hand account of how namely the US government but all the 1st world nations continue to imperialize... Read More
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Market Wizards: Interviews With Top Traders
Classic book: a MUST read for all traders.

Schwager sits down with all the best traders over the years and picks their brain on everything from how they got started in the trading business to the... Read More
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Google Finance
Charting tool is the most valuable

The only thing I really use Google Finance for is as a quick reference for stocks I am researching. The charting is good for a quick big picture of what is... Read More
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An American Hedge Fund: How I Made $2 Million As A Stock Operator & Created A Hedge Fund
More entertaining than informational

This book was very entertaining and I enjoyed Tim's personal stories -- especially the ones of his big trades both his big losses and gains and how his life... Read More
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An American Hedge Fund: How I Made $2 Million as a Stock Operator & Created a Hedge Fund
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