Investing has consumed my life since college.
While double majoring in finance and economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, I founded the university’s economics club, joined the finance club and participated in the Chartered Financial Analyst research competition to represent our school.
After graduating, my passion for investing landed me an internship at a prestigious local financial firm where my mentor introduced me to a unique options strategy.
In 2012, I was hired by Banyan Hill as an investment research analyst, and this is also where I started down the path of obtaining my greatest professional honor to date: obtaining the designation of Chartered Market Technician (CMT), a professional achievement fewer than 5,000 people around the world have earned.
In 2016, my options-based trading service Pure Income was named the top-performing advisory for our company. Pure Income uses the exact same options strategy that I learned from my mentor and now I share with my loyal subscribers.
I also run two additional advisory services — Earnings Drift Alert and Automatic Profits Alert — at Banyan Hill, where I help everyday people safely and reliably grow their wealth by generating steady monthly income.
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Of all my life experiences and the people who influenced me — my parents, brothers, friends, teachers and bosses — the day of my son’s birth is the one that drove me to succeed.
From that moment, I strove to have a job that I was passionate about. I didn’t want to come home every day complaining, or to be angry when I left my family each day to go to work.
It was at that moment in 2009 that I decided I was going to do something for the rest of my life that I enjoyed.
I knew too many people who chose to chase money and ended up miserable. Maybe you know a few, too.
The only topic I liked in school was finance. I followed the markets and had watched CNBC even in high school.
I knew the path I was on — and that took me directly to investing.
For me, the markets are an adrenaline rush, and they’re extremely rewarding.
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Chad Shoop has developed an incredible new strategy that takes the guesswork out of knowing if, and when, sudden stock moves are going to take place after an earnings report. In fact, you can use this market-beating technique to turn every $1,000 into $2,000 … or $10,000 into $20,000 … every 12 weeks.
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