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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Finding the Best IRA Investments

Finding the Best IRA Investments

Identifying the best IRA investments is less a matter of asset performance and more a matter of asset type and tax considerations. Investors searching for the best IRA investments will typically approach those investments in the same way that they’d approach investments in their brokerage...
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Selling LEAPs as a Buy Limit

Selling LEAPs as a Buy Limit

Options trading may seem like it’s riskier than buying stock but selling LEAPs can actually reduce the overall risk in a position. If you’re interested in LEAPs investing and options trading, you may have already read our post about using LEAPs calls as a for...
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How to Trade Illiquid Stocks

How to Trade Illiquid Stocks

If you're interested in finding micro- and nano-cap gems that trade OTC, you need to understand how to trade illiquid stocks. Given the recent SEC rule change and the amount of attention OTC and “dark” stocks are getting, we thought it would be helpful offer...
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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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