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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.

Market recovery: why I won’t sell my FTSE stocks in May

Following the adage "sell in May and go away" isn't the strategy for me. I'd rather regularly invest in robust companies for the long... More »

FTSE investing: International Consolidated Airlines vs Carnival shares. Would I buy?

Shares in International Consolidated Airlines Group and Carnival have crumbled in recent months. Are they bargains today? More »

Can the gold price reach a new record high in 2020?

In these volatile times, gold may provide diversification in your FTSE portfolio. Here are some ways to invest in gold. More »

Lloyds vs HSBC! How £1K invested in FTSE bank shares fared in 5 years

For investors in Lloyds and HSBC shares, it has been stressful to ride out the recent market collapse. But 2021 may offer a different... More »

The FTSE shares that have survived past recessions – part I

The recent market crash can be unnerving. Yet many FTSE companies have survived recessions before and are likely to get back on their feet... More »

LSE investors! Tech shares I’m researching now – part I

Investors may want to research FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) tech shares as they are trading at lower multiples than we have seen in a while More »

Retirement Income: 2 Dividend Stocks for Your ISA

Here are two FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks dividend income investors may consider for retirement portfolios and Stocks and Shares ISAs. More »

Why I think market participants are investing in these FTSE shares in April

The recent market crash has created investing opportunities. Here are several FTSE stocks that investors may want to research further in April. More »

Dividend income: 2 FTSE shares I would consider right now

As companies race to preserve cash, some have announced dividend cuts. Yet there are still many shares in which I'd consider investing for passive... More »

Shell vs. BP! How £1K invested in oil shares fared in 5 years

BP plc (LON:BP) and Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON: RDSB) are now trading at deep discounts. Let's compare the shares' performance over the past... More »

The car industry: FTSE shares I’d consider investing in

The car industry may offer long-term FTSE investors market-beating opportunities. More »

Coronavirus crash may mean opportunity for new FTSE investors

The recent coronavirus market crash has created long-term buying opportunities for new and seasoned investors alike. More »

Is a recession here? How I’d invest in FTSE shares

Tezcan Gecgil discusses several industries and FTSE shares that may help recession-proof your investment portfolio for 2020. More »

Airline shares: as Warren Buffett cuts stakes, what should FTSE investors do?

The airline industry is suffering now. And it may still be too early to buy into FTSE airline shares. More »

Amid dividend cuts, here’s a FTSE 100 share I’d buy

Dividend cuts are being announced by many FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) companies. Yet investors can still find robust dividend yields on offer. More »

Warren Buffett invests for the long run! I think he might like these LSE shares now

Investing legend Warren Buffett prefers to invest in stocks that pay regular dividends and have strong fundamentals. Here's why I'd follow his footsteps. More »

Is a Junior ISA smart investment amid the market crash?

Parents can invest £4,368 in a Junior ISA for each child and set them en route to becoming a millionaire in retirement. More »

The ISA deadline is here! Why I’d buy defensive shares this April

Defensive shares may give investors a peace of mind in these uncertain times, especially if bought in a tax-efficient ISA. More »

2 FTSE shares I’d buy in an ISA in April

Here are two FTSE shares I think may be appropriate for a Stocks and Shares ISA when the annual allowance resets in a few... More »

As HSBC (LON:HSBA) suspends dividends, here’s what I’d do in April

HSBC and other UK banking groups have just scrapped dividends. Here's what I'd do now. More »