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If you relied on pundits, you’d conclude the stock market is the infinite game and every day is the same as the day before. Well, except maybe when Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell is speaking. But no, the stock market has a cadence and a calendar! Knowing the calendar and why and how it may affect stocks is vital to making – and keeping – investment gains. We’ll discuss how to think about the expirations calendar, and how to trade (or not) around the important monthly resets.

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Disclosure: Options (with multiple legs)

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