A Great Trade Set-Up For A Return To Market Craziness

For the last couple years, perhaps no investing strategy was more popular than shorting volatility. The short volatility trade was the primary source of yield for many investors, both institutional and retail. With interest rates so low, selling volatility seemed like one of the few easy ways to generate consistent…

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Learn How To Trade Options By Eating An Elephant In 90 Days

Want to learn how to trade options the right way but feeling overwhelmed? It’s like this big giant elephant is standing in front of you and you have to figure out a way to consume it. And the best way to do anything in life, like eating the proverbial elephant,…

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Three Ways to Score Big Profits on Your Next Earnings Trade

In a recent interview with CNBC, Jack Bogle – the former CEO and founder of Vanguard Group – admitted he had “never seen a market this volatile in 66 years.” On top of this, we’ve got earnings season to contend with, which could send the markets soaring or crashing… And when…

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Betting On The Market Not Moving?

he last several weeks have been interesting for stocks to say the least. We simply are not used to the volatility – the daily swings – we’ve been getting nearly every trading day. It’s been years since we’ve had anything close to market conditions like this. Moreover, volatility indicators have…

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Forget Trump – This “Value Play” Stock Is a Long-Term Buy

We all know what happened in the stock market last week. And while it seems as though volatility isn’t quite over, that’s not what I want to talk about today. Instead, I want to focus on a company that’s found itself in a center-stage battle with President Donald Trump himself….

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Here’s How to Profit from the Biggest Problem with Gold

Using gold as a portfolio hedge or safe-haven investment is often a point of contention among investors and analysts. There are highly respectable investment gurus who love gold and what seems like an equal amount who hate it. Gold definitely has the feel of a binary sort of investment, you…

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3 Stocks That Could Explode Higher This Earnings Season

The stock market fumbled in the first quarter of 2018. Dragged down by inflation concerns, trade war fears, and technology growth risks, the S&P 500 posted its first quarterly decline since the third quarter of 2015. Q2 hasn’t gotten off to a great start either. The S&P 500 is up…

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5 Stocks With Heavy Insider Buying

There are very few edges left in the stock market. The tremendous amount of money, talent, and strategies combined to create a nearly efficient market that is exceedingly difficult to beat consistently. Add in structural changes like tightening spreads, decimalization, and high-frequency trading machines, and the stock market becomes a…

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Don't Sell When This Happens

Earn Money While Waiting For Volatility To Fall

For the last several weeks, every time it seemed the market was ready to rally, something happened to send it back down. The biggest concerns lately centered on the potential trade war brewing between China and the U.S. It appears that most companies have no desire to get involved with…

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The Most Revealing Conversation I’ve Had In Years

The other day I had another one of those conversations, yet something about this one was different. I met a few friends at my club to play some late season paddle tennis and drink some beers. While introducing myself to one of the newer guys, he asked me what I…

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3 Blue-Chip Covered Calls to Sell for Big Money

In my earliest days of investing, I learned about selling covered calls as a way to bring in additional monthly income. If I think a stock will trade flat-to-down in the near-term, it provides a way to make some additional income from a blue-chip stock that may already pay a…

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Upgrades Could Jolt This Retail Stock Higher

Retail giant Macy’s Inc (NASDAQ:M) recently soared to a fresh annual high in late February, and the stock’s pullback from this peak culminated last week in a sharp bounce from the $27 level. This area had previously acted as resistance since the stock’s May 2017 bear gap, but now seems to have…

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