Brad Simmerman

Brad Simmerman

Brad Simmerman is Cabot Wealth Network’s Web Editor and a contributing Analyst to 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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Should You Buy a 3x ETF?

Should You Buy a 3x ETF?

A 3x ETF magnifies returns, both good and bad, but should you make room for them in your investment portfolio? At the time of writing the S&P 500 index is up 21.6% so far this year. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) is, as would...
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3 LEAP Call Options Pros

3 LEAP Call Options Pros

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 familiar with stock trading but are new to options, LEAPS (Long-term equity anticipation securities) can be an excellent entry point. call...
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Is FIVG the Best Pure-Play 5G ETF?

Is FIVG the Best Pure-Play 5G ETF?

5G has been touted as a pending technological revolution. Lots of funds have some exposure but this might be the best 5G ETF. The rollout of 5G technology promises transformative technological change that will bring high-speed internet access nationwide and massively expand device connectivity the...
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A LEAP Option Strategy for Generating Income

A LEAP Option Strategy for Generating Income

This LEAP option strategy can help you generate income off speculative longer-term investments by replicating a covered call. A covered call is a popular and conservative strategy that many investors employ to generate additional returns on their stock holdings. For every 100 shares of stock...
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