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Brad Simmerman

Editor, Cabot Wealth Daily

Brad Simmerman is the Editor of Cabot Wealth Daily, the award-winning free daily advisory.

Brad joined Cabot in 2020 after several years as a freelance writer and pool reporter for Courthouse News Service, and he strives to bring a reporter’s analytical eye to economic macro trends and the world of stock investing. Prior to his time as a professional writer and editor, Brad worked, in multiple capacities, as a Stock Broker with Charles Schwab where he worked with high-net-worth clients, trained dedicated active-trader teams on technical analysis and market mechanics, and resolved high-level client concerns as part of the in-house arbitration team.

Brad lives in Arizona with his wife, two children and dog Chewbacca (Chewy) whose name turned out to be far more appropriate than he could have guessed.

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Options trading may seem like it’s riskier than buying stock but selling LEAPs can actually reduce the overall risk in a position.
For investors weary of the recent bout of volatility in the market, these 5 low-beta stocks offer solid dividends and (mercifully) boring price action.
A bond ladder is a way of creating your own adjustable-rate income stream, by buying bonds or bond funds with staggered maturity dates.
Depending on how sophisticated you are, you can save on your living trust cost by creating it yourself or with the help of an online service.
In bull markets, the 200-day moving average is pretty useless. But during extended corrections like this one, it’s an invaluable indicator.
Looking for income in this environment can be challenging, but a dividend ETF relies on the fund managers to do that work for you.
It flashed ahead of the end of the bull market in December. Could On Balance Volume divergence be signaling a bottom?
For most of its life as a public company, Tesla has been valued like a tech start-up, could the recent sell-off be a sign the market is valuing Tesla like a car company?
It started as a long-running joke in finance, gained steam online with the meme stock crowd, and now an inverse Cramer ETF may be coming to market.
LEAP call options are an excellent entry point for new option investors. Here are 3 reasons buying LEAPS can beat buying stocks.
Some are calling it the end of the “Musk premium,” but the Tesla stock sell-off may just be the market seeing Tesla for what it is: a car company.
Cryptocurrencies have lost two-thirds of their value in the last year; it’s not the first time that has happened and may not be the last. If you’re looking for a long-term play, consider this LEAPS options trade.
The failure of FTX wasn’t a failure of cryptocurrencies, it was just (per the unsealed indictment) fraud. But there are still lessons to be learned, whether you love crypto or hate it.
“Inverse Cramer” became a running joke online during the meme stock craze. Now a fund has filed an initial prospectus to make the joke investable.
ChatGPT and AI image generators have taken over the Internet, but is that a sign to invest in machine-learning stocks?
If you’re a new investor asking how to start investing in stocks, your options can be overwhelming. These basic tips can help simplify it all.
It will take years for bankruptcy and (possibly) criminal courts to unwind what happened to FTX, but for now, it looks like this cryptocurrency scam was less about the crypto and more about the currency.
Bitcoin was created in 2009, but cryptocurrency investing didn’t reach the mainstream until a decade later. Here’s what to look for in 2022.
With more life being digitized and automated the need for chips has never been higher. These are two of the best chipmaker stocks to buy now.
After an incredible run, Cathie Wood’s fund has given back all those gains. Do these depressed prices make any ARKK stocks buy candidates?
Economic sanctions in Russia puts more U.S. citizens at risk of cyber crime. These steps can benefit your own identity theft protection.
With housing demand still strong and the home improvement market growing, it’s time to break down Lowe’s vs. Home Depot.
You may think you can file for bankruptcy and student loans will no longer be a problem, but there are more hurdles to get rid of that debt.
LEAPS investing can be an effective portfolio strategy for investing in high-growth stocks by trading one type of risk for another.
Equities and crypto prices may be bottoming, so now’s the time to learn how to start trading cryptocurrency before the next leg up.
With residential property values skyrocketing and still-low interest rates, now just might be the perfect time for a cash out refinance.
Depending on the market in your area and the condition of the property you’re buying, you may still be able to secure seller concessions.
If you’re interested in becoming a real estate investor the first step is finding the best places to buy investment property.
With the proliferation of stock trading information on the internet it’s more important than ever to work hard at avoiding stock scams.
Facebook is changing its name to Meta Platforms and going all-in on it, but what is the metaverse and what does it mean for investors?