Author Archives: Wanderer

Stock Trading Basics
Total Investing Newbie—Where do I begin?

Overwhelmed by Investing? Too often in life we know what we want to do, know what we need to do, but get overwhelmed by the process involved in getting it done. Everyone knows that they should … read more Total Investing Newbie—Where do I begin?

Rolling Options Forward

Rolling Options The act of closing an open option position while simultaneously opening a new, mostly similar, option position via a spread. Reasons for Rolling Options There are two main reasons you might want to … read more Rolling Options Forward

The Burn

Burn Rate Do you know what you spend in a month? What your “burn rate” is? This number is every bit as important as how much you make. After all, it’s one part of the … read more The Burn

Useful Tips for Online Wanderers

Safely Wandering As a Wanderer I tend to end up using a wide variety of different internet connections, while dragging my computers all over the place. One day I’m on my boat trading via my … read more Useful Tips for Online Wanderers

Fed Meeting Update

Sept 21, 2022, Fed Meeting This afternoon at two, the Federal Reserve will announce their latest interest rate decision and will follow that with a press conference at 2:30. These events are notorious for causing … read more Fed Meeting Update

What to do with a Stock to Watch

What is a Stock to Watch? Each week we send out our Wanderer Stocks to Watch (STW) Wednesday list—four stocks (our free list subscribers receive one pick) that we think have great looking charts and … read more What to do with a Stock to Watch

Investing in Dividend Stocks

Investing in dividend stocks can be a great investment strategy. Dividend stocks provide two sources of return: regular income from dividend payments and capital appreciation of the stock price. This is why so many Wanderers … read more Investing in Dividend Stocks

Cup and Handle Chart Pattern

Definition The cup-and-handle chart pattern is a bullish technical setup. While there is some interpretation involved, it’s a nice pattern because of its simplicity, and its similarity to a straightforward breakout pattern. In the end, … read more Cup and Handle Chart Pattern

Housing Prices

Inflation Adjusted Housing Occasionally, when I visit my father-in-law I get into “converstations” about the state of the world, as tends to happen when people of two different generations come together. Unlike many people, we … read more Housing Prices

Good Reads

We read a lot. And most of it is related to two particular subjects, trading/finance/economics (we’ll call that one subject), and travel. Both of which seem quite applicable to those at Wanderer Financial. Here’s our … read more Good Reads