Bruce Marshall

Income Trading Specialist

Bruce uses the same core setup that he has for years. Because his income work is heavily dependent on market conditions, you’ll find his workspace focused on charts that analyze the overall market and its internals, and allow him to quantify his risk.

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A little bit about Bruce:

Bruce is our Income Trading Specialist and devoted mentor. After spending many years on Wall Street managing institutional and retail accounts, we are lucky to have him trading in our Gold room most days. He is a meticulous planner and organizer, and is always aware of the market from a macro perspective, especially the volatility environment. He allocates his overall portfolio and strategies in a meticulous manner, and how he tracks everything, even more so. He consistently tracks, and then analyzes his results to ensure he is performing how he likes. With each specific trade, he uses the Analyze tab heavily to plan his trades ahead of time, and be fully aware of the risk/reward ratio offered with each setup.

Bruce is a conservative income trader, who specializes in longer term options strategies that can make your money work for you over time without a ton of adjustments. This trading style guides him when he decides which strategies to use on the setups he finds. What kind of trader are you? Bruce typically uses the same position sizing for each setup. The neutral style and lack of directional risk ensures that he is able to commit a sizable amount of his portfolio at any given time. The length of time he gives his trades allows him to adjust as needed, and making necessary adjustments is also something he specializes in. His goal as a trader, is to make income while avoiding creating any large fires to put out. It’s all about the singles and doubles with Bruce – as these are great, consistent plays that add up over time without a ton of worry involved. The goal is to identify trades that pay you, regardless of direction, through positive theta, probabilities and time.

Recommended Audience: Beginners will benefit from Bruce’s teaching style and comprehensive explanations. Advanced traders, those working full-time, and with a minimum account balance of $10,000 will follow along easily with his strategies.

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Strategy Selection Risk Gauge

Bruce is a conservative income trader, who specializes in longer term options strategies that can make your money work for you over time without a ton of adjustments. This trading style guides him when he decides which strategies to use on the setups he finds. What kind of trader are you?

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Bruce's Charts

Bruce uses the same core setup that he has for years. Because his income work is heavily dependent on market conditions, you’ll find his workspace focused on charts that analyze the overall market and its internals, and allow him to quantify his risk. Bruce uses ThinkorSwim for his trading and chart work.

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Bruce’s Income Advisory Service

This advisory service sets up trades around Bruce’s various “workhorse” and “Basic” strategies. The primary trading vehicles are calendars, diagonals, Iron Condors, and Butterflies. If necessary Bruce will adjust positions by initiating a second calendar, diagonal, or Butterfly.

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