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The Modern Stock & Options Trading Show

Welcome to the Modern Stock and Options Trading Show. This is the podcast where portfolio manager and professional investment educator, Russ Mathews, shows you how to trade with an edge in today's markets. To powerfully BOOST your portfolio and manage the downside risk.

Jan 25, 2023

In this episode of the Modern Stock & Options Trading Show, Russ takes a view on how to measure the risk of a stock.  While Russ concedes that there are many ways to measure the risk of an investment – he covers the top 5 ways he uses – BETA, ALPHA, The P/E RATIO, STANDARD DEVIATION & R-SQUARED and how he uses...


Jan 3, 2023

In this episode of the Modern Stock & Option Trading Show, Russ covers alternatives to holding cash in the bank (from least risky to most risky).  From money market funds and high-yielding money markets to preferred stock ETF’s, many of the alternative choices are covered based on Russ’s recommendations...


Dec 16, 2022

In this episode of the Modern Stock & Option Trading Show, Russ covers how to put a bear marker year (like 2022) into context and offset taxes through a concept called Tax Loss Harvesting.  The Wash Sale rule is also covered.  In addition, Russ lays out the consensus view for 2023 and covers timing strategies for how to...


Nov 23, 2022

In this episode of the Modern Stock & Option Trading Show, Russ lays out the 9 points to the bullish / more constructive case for stocks today.  As everyone seems to bearish.  Virtually all analysts, hedge fund managers and Wall Street firms are tripping over themselves to lay out the ‘bearish’ case.  Russ presents...


Nov 8, 2022

In this episode of the Modern Stock & Option Trading Show, Russ delves into why the macroeconomic picture matters and how it affects you.  In other words, why should you care about terms such as CPI, PCE, Unemployment levels, Inflation, etc.  Russ breaks down the areas of impact to you when these macro-economic areas...