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Tezcan Gecgil, PhD

She has worked in investment management in New York City, Princeton (NJ), Greenwich (CT), and London (U.K.). She holds Ph.D. (Business Studies) as well as MSc (Investment Banking & Trading) and MBA degrees from leading U.S. and U.K. universities and has also completed all 3 levels of the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) examination. Her passion is for options trading based on technical analysis of fundamentally strong companies. She especially enjoys setting up weekly covered calls for income generation. As she is also qualified as Clinical Hypnotherapist at graduate level, she coaches traders and HNW investors on trading psychology. She divides her time between London and Naples (FL). She may be contacted for private mentoring.

FTSE 100 investors! 2 ratios I’d consider when analysing investments

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For the bookshelf of the FTSE 100 investor – Part II

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New to investing? Why I’d start with buying what I know

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FTSE 100 investors! Could stock markets be headed for another October effect?

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FTSE 100 investors! 2 steps I’d take to construct a stronger portfolio

I'd like to discuss two steps that could help FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) investors construct stronger portfolios that may have higher long-term returns. More »

Steps investors can take on the way to financial freedom!

With the right approach and attitude, financial freedom is possible and closer than most investors think. More »

FTSE 100 investing and high dividend yields

FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) investors who want a mix of growth plus high dividend yield have several companies they can further analyse. More »

Asset allocation and FTSE 100 investing

Asset allocation is a key concept to consider for most FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) investors. More »

Brexit or not, here is why I’m keeping an eye on the price of gold!

Buying into the rising gold price could help investors diversify their portfolios. More »

Should investors buy Tesco (LSE: TSCO) share price as Brexit deadline looms?

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Why I’d keep investing in FTSE 100 shares despite spate of profit warnings

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How I’d build an internationally focused portfolio

Global investing may enable investors to diversify and shelter from domestic volatility. More »

New to investing? Why I’d invest in FTSE 100 dividend shares

Dividend-paying stocks are a popular choice among FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) investors. More »

FTSE 100 shares and the investing wisdom of Warren Buffett

As FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) investors we can all benefit from Warren Buffett's wisdom. More »

5 FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d consider buying now

I think these shares from the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) could help investors build a dividend-focused portfolio in the last quarter 2019. More »

Why FTSE 100 companies usually increase dividends

Many investors in FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) shares regard a dividend hike as a good indicator of business health. More »

For the bookshelf of the FTSE 100 investor – Part I

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As oil prices increase should investors buy into the BP share price?

Investors in the passive income favourite BP plc (LON:BP) shares are likely to benefit from the surge in oil prices, too. More »

How a weaker pound could affect your FTSE 100 investments

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Why I’d aim to get the most out of my Stocks and Shares ISA

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