Acronyms used in the Java Pit, what they mean?

    ATM – At the Money                                              
    ATR – Average True Range          
    B – Buy / Bought                                                        
    BLN – Billion                                         
    BRB – Be Right Back                         
    BRK – Break                                           
    BTW – By the Way                            
    C – Call                                                                              
    Diverg – Divergence                                                
    EMA – Exponential Moving Average            
    ER – Earnings Report                                               
    ETF – Exchange Traded Funds    
    FWIW – For what’s Its Worth                           
    GA – Good Afternoon                                             
    GFU – Good for You                         
    GJ – Good or Great Job                 
    GM – Good Morning                                               
    GTC – Good Till Cancel                                          
    H&S – Head and Shoulder Pattern                
    HOD – High of Day                            
    ITM – In the Money                                                
    IV – Implied Volatility for options                                         
    LOD – Low of Day                              
    MA – Moving Average                                            
    MK – Market                                         
    MM – Market Makers                                             
    MOC – Market On Close                                       
    MOS – Months                                     
    NHOLD – New High of Day          
    NP – No Problem                               
    NPDR – No Pattern Day Trading Rule                                                                                  
    NSFW – Not Safe For Work (Risky)                 
    OA – Out All                                          
    OI – Open Interest                            
    OTM – Out of the Money                                     
    P – Put                                                      
    PATT – Pattern                                                            
    PB – Pull Back                                      
    PH – Premarket High                                              
    P/L – Profit and Loss                                                                       
    PL – Premarket Low                        
    PLS – Please                                                                  
    POC – Price of Control – high volume node                                                                  
    POSS – possible                                                           
    R – Resistance                                     
    Riding the 4 train – Running Along With 4 EMA
    SMA – Simple Moving Average                        
    SH / SS / S – Sell Short                                           
    STOP / SL– Stop Loss                                                                        
    STP – Stop                                                                      
    SUPP – Support           
    SWG – Swing                                        
    TG / TGT / TGTS / TGS – Target  
    UOA – Unusual Options Activity                                              
    WKY – Weekly                                     
    WTG – Way to Go                              
    WW – Worth Watching                 
    YW – Your Welcome
    UOA : Unusual Options Activity  ::  Ticker Symbol  :: Industry ::  Monthly or Weekly position ::  Strike Price  ::
    C/P – is it a Call or a Put  - if call it is a bullish position; if put it is a bearish position :: Price Paid for this position  ::  Volume of this position  ::  Delta – the likelihood that it will expire in the money  :: 
    OI – Open Interest  ::  Controls – if this was a stock position how much it would move the stock in any direction – a single option controls 100 shares of the underlying stock ::
     IV – Implied Volatility for options ::
     ER – Earnings Report

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    Are your classes just for beginners?

    No. Besides our introductory classes, we offer courses specifically designed for those with intermediate and advanced levels of market experience.

    Are your classes recorded?

    Yes all classes are recorded, except the 2 week boot camp class, only the 1st day 5 hour power point presentation is recorded.

    Can I cancel my subscription at any time?

    Yes you can cancel at any time, but please note that there is no proration for the month in which you cancel.  To cancel, send us an email with Unsubscribe in the Subject heading to support@thestockwhisperer.com

    Can I change my Java Pit member name?

    Yes, just send us an email requesting your Java Pit nickname and we can make the change for you.

    Can I edit my posts?


    Do you offer any FREE classes?

    Yes, we have free YouTube tutorials.  If you belong to a Traders Meetup group I would be happy to do a free educational presentatiion in your area as long as it fits in with my traveling schedule.

    Do you only teach about trading strategies?

    No, we also teach about the psychological aspects of trading.

    Do you recommend any trading services?

    Yes. From being traders ourselves, we know what matters most in terms of brokerage services. We continually monitor the landscape to keep track of the best prices and tools for our students, and are happy to pass along our findings.

    Does the Stock Whisperer website work on all browsers?

    Yes it will work on most browsers.  

    Here’s Our Disclaimer-Please Read Before You Trade

    No representation is made that this strategy or any system or trading methodology will generate profits. Past performance is not indicative of future results. There is substantial risk of loss associated with trading securities and options on equities. Only risk capital should be used to trade. Trading securities is not suitable for everyone. Disclaimer: Futures, Options and Currency trading all have large potential rewards, but they also have large potential risk. You must be aware of the risks and be willing to accept them in order to invest in these markets. Don’t trade with money that you can’t afford to lose. This website is neither a solicitation nor an offer to Buy/Sell securities, futures, options or currencies. No representation is being made that any account will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those discussed on this website. The past performance of any trading system or methodology is not indicative of future results. CFTC RULE 4.41: HYPOTHETICAL OR SIMULATED TRADING RESULTS HAVE CERTAIN LIMITATIONS. UNLIKE AN ACTUAL PERFORMANCE RECORD, SIMULATED RESULTS DO NOT REPRESENT ACTUAL TRADING. ALSO, SINCE THE ACTUAL TRADES HAVE NOT BEEN EXECUTED THE RESULTS MAY HAVE UNDER-OR-OVER COMPENSATED FOR THE IMPACT, IF ANY, OF CERTAIN MARKET FACTORS, SUCH AS LACK OF LIQUIDITY. SIMULATED TRADING PROGRAMS IN GENERAL ARE ALSO SUBJECT TO THE FACT THAT THEY ARE DESIGNED WITH THE BENEFIT OF HINDSIGHT. NO REPRESENTATION IS BEING MADE THAT ANY ACCOUNT WILL OR IS LIKELY TO ACHIEVE PROFIT OR LOSSES SIMILAR TO THOSE SHOWN.

    How long have you been teaching students?

    I have been teaching students how to trade for over 20 years.

    How much do your classes cost?

    Our workshops are very affordable because we have no sales people. They vary in price which you can find on our website.

    How often is your live Boot Camp class?

    I try to do a live class every 2 months.  Check our website for the next upcoming class.

    If I want to take a class again, do I have to pay twice?

    Yes, but you will receive a discounted price.

    Tell Me About Your Pricing

    The Stock Whisperer is significantly less expensive then its counterparts.  Try the Java Pit Trading Room for the first thirty days for the low price of $9.95.  If you like what you get, which includes two daily market meetings and a full time chat room with Stefanie Kammerman, aka The Stock Whisperer, your membership will automatically renew after 30 days for only $99.95 (still significantly less then the competition).  You can cancel at any time, but please note that there is no proration for the month in which you  cancel.  You will be rebilled once a month, upon the anniversary of your Join Date.  For more on membership and the value of a Stock Whisperer membership feel free to email us at support@thestockwhisperer.com.

    What brokers do you recommend?

    View Trade, Light Speed, Think or Swim, E-Trade, Questrade, Interactive Brokers & Charles Schwab.

    What happens if I can’t attend my class?

    You can either purchase the archive or reschedule for the next live class.

    What if I want to watch a class I just took again?

    The boot camp class is our only live workshop.  The powerpoint section is recorded and sent to you via download.  The other 40 hours of the class will not be recorded, however if you are not able to attend a session, just let us know in advance, and we will record the session for you.  

    What makes The Stock Whisperer any different from other trading education providers?

    We do not have any sales people, so you will not receive annoying sales calls. We offer a unique trading experience. The Java Pit Trading room is an educational trading room where the Stefanie aka The Stock Whisperer is there all day long mentoring her students.

    What Platforms and Scanners do you recommend?

    DAS Trader Pro, Think or Swim for options, Light Speed, Street Smart Edge and TC2000 and FinViz for scanners.

    What times do you conduct your meetings?

    We have a pre market meeting from 9:00- 9:30 est, as well as an afternoon meeting at 2pm est.

    What types of classes do you offer?

    Introduction to day trading and overnight swing trading as well as Advanced swing classes, boot camps, and 1-1 coaching.

    Where can I find a list of the posting rules?

    Just click on terms of service on the bottom of our website.

    Who monitors the trading chat room(s)?

    The Stock Whisperer, aka Stefanie Kammerman as well her support team.

    Who should I talk to if I have any questions?

    Simply contact us, and The Stock Whisperer will speak to you personally.

    Why doesn’t your instructor just trade instead of teaching?

    The Stock Whisperer trades with her students while she teaches.