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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.

2 top dividend stocks I’d buy in February

I believe, dividends from WPP plc (LON: WPP) and Tui AG (LON: TUI) are worth collecting as we wait for global markets to stabilise. More »

Why I think HSBC shares might still be too risky for comfort

I am not yet convinced by banking giant HSBC Holdings plc’s (LON: HSBA) big dividend or recent lower valuation. More »

Why I’d avoid BHP Group amid a slowdown in China

There is likely to be further volatility in BHP Billiton plc (LON: BHP) shares due to the slowdown in China, says Tezcan Gecgil. More »

Why I’d consider Unilever shares amid more Brexit drama

Looking to Brexit-prooof your portfolio? Then consider Unilever plc (LON:ULVR), says Tezcan Gecgil. More »

Why I’d buy Royal Dutch Shell shares at current prices

Royal Dutch Shell plc class B (LON: RDSB) belongs in a well-diversified portfolio, says Tezcan Gecgil. More »

A FTSE 100 stalwart stock for a high-yield retirement portfolio

This giant FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) yielder could be an excellent addition to your retirement portfolio, says Tezcan Gecgil. More »

I’d get started in dividend investing with these FTSE funds

FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) and FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) dividend aristocrats could make you wealthier over the next decade, argues Tezcan Gecgil. More »

Why I’d still avoid Cobham and raise a glass to this FTSE 250 share instead

I think this FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) company offers better value than Cobham plc (LON: COB) shares. More »

The steps I’d take if I were getting started as FTSE 100 or FTSE 250 investor

Investing your money in the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) or FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) for the first time is an important step. More »

Despite the market uncertainty I’d still invest in solid FTSE 100 shares

The history of market sell-offs shows that many FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks could still be profitable long-term investments More »

Why I’d still avoid Thomas Cook and check into this FTSE 100 share instead

A FTSE 100 company offers better value than Thomas Cook plc (LON: TCG) shares. More »

Why I think AstraZeneca should be in your 2019 share portfolio

AstraZeneca plc (LON: AZN) has multiple positive catalysts and I see a buying opportunity right now. More »

Can this FTSE 250 stock help your portfolio take off in 2019?

I think Wizz Air Holdings plc (LON: WIZZ) could be a strong long-term investment in a volatile stock market. More »

A sweet dividend stock I’d buy for income and potential growth

After the recent earnings call, do Tate & Lyle plc (LON: TATE) shares represent a buying opportunity? More »

The most important action I’d recommend to ride out market volatility

Current market volatility is a reminder for you to follow an investing strategy with exposure to different sectors of the market. More »

After its earnings call, should you buy into the GSK share price?

Does GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK) represent a buying opportunity right now? More »

Is this the right time to buy into the Diageo share price?

Does Diageo plc (LON: DGE) represent a buying opportunity right now? More »

Should you buy British American Tobacco shares on the dip?

Does British American Tobacco plc (LON: BATS) represent a buying opportunity right now? More »