John Manley
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About John Manley

John is a 21-year investment industry veteran. He began his career as an equity and options execution trader at CT Securities in 1999. John founded and successfully managed two derivatives-based funds in Canada and the United States. He has also been a featured speaker at investment conferences around the world. John has written options strategy articles for well-known investment magazines and has appeared many times on national television to discuss the markets. He is one of a few investment professionals in Canada to earn the Derivatives Market Specialist designation from the Canadian Securities Institute.

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Trading Long Options Without Short-Changing Yourself January 10, 2022 10:15 AM   |  

Some option traders stick to selling strategies only, but buying calls and puts have their place too. You just have to remember these five tips.

6 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Torn Between Options Strategies? Let Return on Capital Help You Decide May 20, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Trying to decide which options strategy, strike price, or expiration date to trade? If capital efficiency is one of your criteria, consider return on capital (ROC).

5 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
Hedge Funds Explained: What Investors Should Know May 18, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Hedge funds are pooled funds that are typically available only to accredited investors, institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies, and wealthy investors.

3 min read  |  Investing
Don’t Get Crushed by Earnings: Be Aware of a Volatility Crush April 6, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Option traders know volatility can increase leading up to a company’s earnings report. But it can also dive quickly after an earnings announcement. Know what to keep an eye on before making those earnings trades.

3 min read  |  Trading Strategies
Mentally and Financially Ready to Flip the Switch? Paper Trading vs. Live Trading Accounts March 23, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Have you been paper trading on a simulator? Is it time for the real deal? It’s not just about money; it’s also about emotion. Here’s what you should know about paper trading vs. live trading.

2 min read  |  Paper Trading

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