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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.

Forget the National Lottery! FTSE 100 shares could be the key to financial independence

Investing in FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks regularly will offer a greater return than playing the National Lottery. More »

Why I’d invest in FTSE 100 stocks like Warren Buffett to retire rich

FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) investors could all benefit from Warren Buffett's renowned investing wisdom. More »

Forget buy-to-let! I like this high-yielding FTSE 100 REIT to bring in passive income in 2020

REITS enable many FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) investors to efficiently access rental income streams from underlying real estate assets. More »

Belong to Gen Z? Why I’d invest £500 in the FTSE 100 in January

If you are in your 20s, I'd encourage you to to invest regularly in FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) shares. More »

FTSE 100 investors! 2 themes I’m watching in 2020 as I plan for retirement

I believe that by investing regularly in FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) dividend shares for the long run, retail investors can weather geopolitical volatility. More »

How I’d invest £10K in FTSE 250 shares to help me reach my retirement goals

Anyone looking ahead to retirement can start the journey to wealth by investing in FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) shares. More »

As oil prices rise, should FTSE 100 investors buy into the BP share price?

FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) investors in passive income favourite BP plc (LON:BP) shares are likely to be watching oil prices closely. More »

Here’s why I’m keeping an eye on the price of gold in 2020!

If you believe gold could outperform shares in 2020, here's how you could easily invest in the shiny metal. More »

How investing £300 a month in the FTSE 100 could help you retire a millionaire!

I believe that by saving and investing regularly in FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) shares, it's possibly to retire a millionaire. More »

A short 2019 review of FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 shares

FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) and FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) investors will likely see capital growth and enjoy dividend income in 2020. More »

The general election has pushed the FTSE 250 to record highs! Should you buy the shares in 2020?

The FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) index will likely continue to offer income and capital growth in 2020, I believe. More »

Tesco share price vs. BP share price! How £1K invested fared in 5 years

As 2020 approaches, here is a closer look at the share price performance of BP plc (LON: BP) and Tesco plc (LON: TSCO). More »

This is how much £1K invested in these FTSE 100 shares 5 years ago would be worth now

Many FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) shares have been good investments over the past five years. More »

Here is why I’d invest in FTSE 100 dividend shares in 2020

Many FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) shares provide stable, robust dividends for income investors. More »

The election is over! Should FTSE 100 bank shares belong in my portfolio?

Here's an in-depth look at the industry factors that affect the profitability and price of bank shares in the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) index. More »

In 2020, I’d forget the Cash ISA and instead invest in FTSE 100 dividend shares

I think investing in FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) shares may help investors save for retirement faster than using a Cash ISA. More »

FTSE 100 investors! Why I’d set New Year’s financial resolutions now

Investing regularly in a FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) tracker may help you achieve your financial goals in 2020. More »

FTSE 100 investors! Why I’d consider investing in precious metals like gold in 2020

Global trade tensions and macroeconomic worries may help gold shine again in 2020. More »

Why I’d like to buy these 3 FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 shares in 2020

I believe these three FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) and FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) shares may be worthwhile investments in 2020. More »

What would be a smart way to invest £1,000 prior to the election?

Here are my picks for three buy-and-hold stocks for 2020 and possibly beyond. More »