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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.

From this author
The most popular stocks aren’t always the best stocks, and investors in FitBit (FIT) and GoPro (GPRO) have found out the hard way.
In bull markets, the 200-day moving average is pretty useless. But during extended corrections like this one, it’s an invaluable indicator.
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.
Certain types of stocks require special handling—here’s how to use stop-losses on small-cap stocks to avoid losses or protect gains.
Looking for income in this environment can be challenging, but a dividend ETF relies on the fund managers to do that work for you.
Pot stocks, marijuana stocks, cannabis stocks – call them what you will, but they’re suddenly red-hot. Here’s how to play them with straightforward options trades.
A bond ladder is a way of creating your own adjustable-rate income stream, by buying bonds or bond funds with staggered maturity dates.
An arbitrage trade is as close as you can get to free money in the stock market, but it’s not without its risks.
In a gold rush, sell picks and shovels. In an AI rush, sell chips and server racks… and water.
Simple moving averages and exponential moving averages are both widely used in technical analysis, but what, exactly, is the difference between SMAs and EMAs?
Chipotle (CMG) just announced a 50-for-1 stock split, one of the “largest” in history. Why did they do it? They say it’s for employees, but it may be for another reason entirely.
Artificial intelligence has been the talk of Wall Street for over a year, but there’s one AI investment that big tech would rather not discuss.
In November, we highlighted a potential Bitcoin arbitrage trade based on the pending approval of Bitcoin ETFs. Revisiting that trade can offer insights into arbitrage trades in the future.
The Magnificent Seven ETFs offer a more efficient way to add portfolio exposure, but let’s look closer at the funds and see if it’s worth your time or investment.
No one can say for certain whether we’re in an AI bubble, but if we are, these are the five stages to look out for.
S&P Dow Jones Indices announced that Amazon (AMZN) is being added to the Dow Jones Index. Walgreens (WBA), Walmart (WMT), and how we shop are behind it.
Learning how to understand stock charts can be an incredibly useful tool for identifying both sentiment and institutional buying patterns.
Much like the NFL, the field of sportsbook stocks is dominated by two heavy hitters while a couple of also-rans try to make things interesting.
I performed a study on the common threads in great growth stocks I recommended over a 10-year period. Here’s what I discovered.
After a year of market dominance, the Magnificent Seven ETFs have finally (inevitably) arrived, but should you buy them?
Options trading may seem like it’s riskier than buying stock but selling LEAPs can actually reduce the overall risk in a position.
AI dominated the media and the stock market in 2023, but what revolutionary new tech product will take the reins in 2024? Allow me to make a case for flying cars.
After a dominant run in 2023, are any of the Magnificent Seven stocks still worth buying today? For most of them, the technicals say “yes.”
AI has been the dominant narrative on Wall Street for over a year now, but are we in the midst of an artificial intelligence bubble?
You know you need to save for retirement and finally took the plunge and made your IRA contribution… what do you do now?
LEAP call options are an excellent entry point for new option investors. Here are 3 reasons buying LEAPS can beat buying 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.
What seemed like a sci-fi dream 50 years ago is getting closer to reality, but is now the time to invest in flying car stocks?
The Magnificent Seven stocks had a phenomenal run in 2023 that pushed the S&P and Nasdaq back near all-time highs. What does 2024 have in store?
Charlie Munger passed away last month at 99, but he left behind important lessons for all of us, about life and investing.