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Occasionally I blog about fishing, the fishing industry and behind the scenes in the life of this humble fisher. These can be rigorously thought-out or pure fluff pieces. You get what you get. Kinda like fishing.

Macro-To-Micro Power Hour: Crypto Carnage

Jonathan @vigtecofficial and Samantha dig in to the most bullish and bearish bitcoin-crypto arguments as well as technical assessments and market flows. Samantha shares her fascination with a 'conspiracy theory' on the bitcoin flash-crash May 19th as a...

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Macro-To-Micro Power Hour – Let’s Talk Micro

*They* broke the Macro, so let's talk Micro! Jonathan @vigtecofficial and Samantha drill down into how they see the market NOW, how they use Options Matrix to identify option flow from big whales to meme stocks, and debate if we are in a "hyper-inflation" market not...

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Women in Trading and Finance Series: Izzy Charanek

Izzy @_ms_izzy joins Samantha for a great discussion about being a young women in trading and trader education - not to mention being the only female energy trader at a large power company in Calgary, Canada! Ms Izzy is a positive role-model and voice for women...

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Women in Trading & Finance Episode #10

Do you follow Samantha's Trading Insights and other playlists on LaDucTrading's YouTube Channel? That's where you would be first alerted to Samantha's Free Fishing Videos. Women in Trading & Finance with guest Vicki Bryan This one went a little longer than usual...

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Update: All Things ARKK – Top Ten Holdings

Do you follow Samantha's Trading Insights and other playlists on LaDucTrading's YouTube Channel? That's where you would be first alerted to Samantha's Free Fishing Videos. Here's an example... In follow up to Samantha's YouTube video last week: "Everyone into the ARKK...

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GameStop Has No Stops

GameStop Has No Stops

Summary I recommended GameStop to clients of LaDucTrading as high conviction trade on August 10th at $4.36. I called it my $4 to $40 stock by end of year. It tagged $40 January 14th. Given sentiment and structure, I continued to recommended it long to clients in our...

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Daily Trading Videos You Do Not Want To Miss

Daily Trading Videos You Do Not Want To Miss

YouTube Playlists For Better Trading Success We are building out Playlists on our LaDucTrading YouTube Channel that will showcase Samantha's best of breed macro-to-micro analysis, interviews, trading insights and contributing color! Macro-to-Micro Power Hour Featured...

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Gone Fishing Newsletter: 2021 Predictions

Gone Fishing Newsletter: 2021 Predictions

I was recently asked to present my 2021 "Look Ahead" for StockChartsTV CHARTING FORWARD 2021, "a yearly market outlook special featuring technical analysis icons Tony Dwyer, Rick Bensignor, Samantha LaDuc, Mary Ellen McGonagle, Craig Johnson and Gina Martin Adams."...

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New Year Greetings of Gratitude and Ingratitude

New Year Greetings of Gratitude and Ingratitude

It's a quiet Sunday after a very noisy year. I am reflecting on what worked and didn't so I can move forward with purposeful intent. I am reminded, of course, of all the people who have come into my life - for a season, for a reason, and some for a lifetime. I am most...

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Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Strength is Fragile

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Strength is Fragile

Jonathan and Samantha discuss market structure in gamma, vanna and charm - but in simple terms so folks get it. Then they discuss current event risks as market continues to grind higher while complacency and extreme optimism reigns supreme. They end on a human note,...

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Announcing New Member Feature: SLACK Attack

Announcing New Member Feature: SLACK Attack

I am freaken happy to announce that we have launched a fabulous collaboration tool to aid in the sharing of time-sensitive and relevant trading and investment research, education and trade ideas in support of members via SLACK! SLACK makes communication not only...

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Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Jumping The Oil Shark

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Jumping The Oil Shark

We invited Robert MacMinn back after last month's Guest Captain Interview in which Samantha and Robert talk their books being long the oil patch. (November 12th - Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Oil, Back To The Future) Robert discusses his rationale for timing the recent...

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Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Option GEX Matters!

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Option GEX Matters!

Jonathan and I discuss hot option flow and how to tell when it's hot and when it's not, overbought sector themes and forgotten volatility. Jonathan gave us a thrill by showing off their options data integration into their Live Charts on the VigTec.io platform. It is a...

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New Live Trading Room Hours

New Live Trading Room Hours

Where our focus goes, our energy flows. Samantha will open her trading room from 9:00 - 12:30 PM ET each trading day to commentate and engage with clients at the top of each hour. She will review her market thoughts, trade set-ups and custom analysis for clients for...

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Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: China Matters

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: China Matters

Jonathan and I talked about the current market, year-end flows and TSLA's inclusion into the S&P before Jonathan made his presentation about China's rise to power and market implications moving forward, especially for the US dollar. Remember: Each Tuesday for...

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How To Swim With The Current Using Option Flow

How To Swim With The Current Using Option Flow

Want to know how I use option flow in my live trading room to spot high-fliers like TSLA, NIO, and PLTR? You will learn a lot about my approach to trading and sizing up momentum moves by watching this one video.

Also in it I share my secret santas – the providers of the data that give me the best edge possible for my clients.

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Profiting from Volatility and Market-Moving News

Profiting from Volatility and Market-Moving News

Want to know what tools and techniques Samantha uses to incorporate Volatility action and news headlines into her trading analysis and market-timing calls?  Here is her Synergy Traders Event Presentation from Thursday hosted by @TradeOutLoud  and @TimingResearch. From...

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My Lindzanity Podcast #2!

My Lindzanity Podcast #2!

This Howard guy is a lot of fun. Great host. Oh, and by the way, Howard Lindzon is the founder of StockTwits, and investor in possibly every fintech company you've heard of (Robinhood, eToro, RealVision) and many you haven't, so let's just say his nose is good for...

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Announcing STOCKFit Exercise Break – Jump In!

Announcing STOCKFit Exercise Break – Jump In!

Traders are already movers and shakers. Now put that to work another profitable way... Samantha is offering a trading day EXERCISE break for all LaDucTrading clients FOR FREE and everyone else for a small charge! Announcing Cienna Jade Harris - not only an awesome,...

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Memorial Day Honor: Investing and Grandpa

Memorial Day Honor: Investing and Grandpa

We don’t know them all, but we owe them all. In honor of Memorial Day, here is an article I penned Sept ’17 that is a mix of nostalgia, politics, a prescient call on populism (Warren/Sanders) + macro musings – not one word of which I would change today.  ...

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Fishing Video: Just Breaking Down For A Trade

Fishing Video: Just Breaking Down For A Trade

Chasing Market Short with clients in Samantha's live trading room Wednesday, May 13th - "Just breaking down for a trade": VIX $31 - 37 MSFT $184-177 ROKU $128 - 114 SPX $2874 - 2794 https://youtu.be/2kW2u1LwkKw   Samantha's Technical Analysis of price action from...

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Tues 5-5 Premarket Review –

Tues 5-5 Premarket Review –

Premarket Tuesday I reviewed recent news, intermarket themes from my recent client post and market thoughts. Recommended Trade Ideas Highlighed: UGA, UNG, VLO, MPC, XOM... X, ROKU, TSLA, GBTC, TLT, UUP. For intraday trading: above SPX $2898 resistance is bullish,...

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