Wade Hansen
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Editor, SlingShot Trader

S. Wade Hansen has been involved in investor education for his entire career. Most recently, he co-founded Learning Markets and PFX Global to help individual investors learn to take control of their investment portfolios.

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Recent Articles

Trade of the Day: Facebook (FB)

Oct. 14, 2013, 9:01 am EST – Sentiment in the markets is seeming more hopeful, and this social media stock is along for the ride. More 

Trade of the Day: Keycorp (KEY)

Oct. 10, 2013, 5:25 am EST – This regional bank stock has been in a downward slide since the Fed announced it was not going to taper. More 

Remember, Remember, the 5th of…September?

Sep. 5, 2013, 11:49 am EST – September is known as a bad month for stocks. But does it deserve the bad rap? More 

Trade of the Day: Eli Lilly (LLY)

Aug. 28, 2013, 5:28 am EST – As the effectiveness of its drugs are questioned and patent litigation continues, this pharma stock doesn't look like it's turning up anytime soon. More 

Use Volatility Skews to Gauge Trader Sentiment

Aug. 22, 2013, 4:41 am EST – There's a handy free tool on the CBOE website that you can use to gauge option traders' sentiment on a particular stock. More 

What’s the Fed’s Next Move?

Aug. 8, 2013, 12:22 pm EST – Wade Hansen reviews the tapering situation and some possible scenarios. More 

Bernanke Not the Only Fed Member to Move Markets

Aug. 8, 2013, 9:11 am EST – Richard Fisher's comments this week were important not just because of traders' reaction, but because he'll have FOMC voting rights in 2014. More 

Reducing Your Risk in Options Trading

Jul. 31, 2013, 7:03 am EST – There's are very simple things you can do when trading options to reduce your risk More 

Implied Volatility and Earnings

Jul. 30, 2013, 11:17 am EST – Wade Hansen walks you through how implied volatility plays out leading up to and after an earnings trade to help you avoid any pitfalls. More 

Trade of the Day: SodaSteam International (SODA)

Jul. 30, 2013, 4:09 am EST – This beverage stock also-ran can't stand up to the giants in the space. Here's a put trade to get into before it reports this Wednesday. More