Chad Shoop

Chad joined Banyan Hill in 2012 and ran our top-performing service in 2016, Pure Income. In Pure Income, he taps into the best opportunities to generate safe, steady monthly income.
Chad is also the editor of Automatic Profits Alert, which is designed to take advantage of seasonal patterns that appear over and over in the markets.
Chad has earned the distinction of being a Chartered Market Technician (CMT), a professional achievement fewer than 5,000 people around the world have earned.


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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My Story

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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How to Ride Post-Earnings Drifts to Profits

How to Ride Post-Earnings Drifts to Profits

There are swarms of new traders hoping to find overnight success in the stock market right now. Traders like Anubhav G., who joined in on the GameStop frenzy. According to The Wall Street Journal, he turned $500 into over $200,000 in less than three weeks during the...

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Earnings Edge: 5 Can’t-Miss Quarterly Reports

Earnings Edge: 5 Can’t-Miss Quarterly Reports

The combined companies in the S&P 500 have reported negative earnings growth for every quarter in 2020. Until now… With over 75% of S&P 500 companies having reported earnings by now, it’s safe to say that this will market the first and only profitable quarter...

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Trade Detail: A 108% Gain on CSCO

Trade Detail: A 108% Gain on CSCO

This week, I’m breaking down a recent triple-digit gain my Quick Hit Profits subscribers bagged using a simple approach. It’s a strategy that gave us 13 triple-digit gains in 2020 alone, averaging about one every month. I’d like to take a look at some of these to...

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An Earnings Strategy That Blows Up EMH

An Earnings Strategy That Blows Up EMH

The “efficient market hypothesis” (EMH) is so popular, it is taught in business schools around the world. It’s a belief that the price of any stock reflects all the available information. If the market prices in all the information for a stock, as soon as it’s...

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