Amber Hestla is Lead Investment Strategist behind Profitable Trading's Income Trader, Profit Amplifier and Maximum Income. She specializes in generating income using options strategies that minimize risk by applying skills she learned on military deployments and intelligence training to the markets.
While deployed overseas with the military, Amber learned the importance of analyzing data to forecast what is likely to happen in the future, a skill she now applies to financial markets. Prior to that, Amber studied risk management working undercover. While risk management is no longer a matter of life and death, she believes it is the most important factor in long-term trading success.
And although she makes her living in the markets, she continues to study the markets and trading daily. Her writing has been featured in trading magazines including the Market Technicians Association newsletter, Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities and Stocks, Futures and Options in the United States, and Shares, a weekly trading magazine published in the United Kingdom.
Market volatility has increased, and that is likely to be a recurring theme in the market for at... Read More
Market volatility has increased, and that is likely to be a recurring theme in the market for at least the next few weeks. Actually, I believe volatility will remain elevated for some time.... Read More
Facebook is under siege. Personally, I think it’s unfair, in part. Facebook is in the news... Read More
Facebook is under siege. Personally, I think it’s unfair, in part. Facebook is in the news because the company does exactly what it said it would do. Like many of the largest companies in the... Read More
I noticed something surprising at Target the other day… They are already selling Easter decorations! We’re barely into January, but, at least here in Wyoming, you can get your Easter decorations at Target. You might have noticed that trend where you live as well. Retailers are pushing holiday decorations earlier… Read More
It’s the beginning of the year, the time when analysts publish forecasts for the year ahead.... Read More
It’s the beginning of the year, the time when analysts publish forecasts for the year ahead. Of course, many of these forward-looking forecasts are based on data from the past. For example, one... Read More
When Robert Shiller won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2013, I was mainly familiar with his work through books he had written. But after he won the award, I began digging into his papers. It’s surprising how much tradable information is in the old papers of Nobel Prize winners. Read More
While decorating for Christmas, I noticed how many of our decorations have been around for years.... Read More
While decorating for Christmas, I noticed how many of our decorations have been around for years. Some of my favorite ornaments are the oldest, like the ones celebrating “Our First Christmas... Read More