A No-Brainer Trade For The Digital Payments Boom

The exchanging of real dollars is becoming less and less common, as are the merits of doing so. Our digital, credit-fueled society has little room for the slow, paper currency of old. Even the tried and true transactions of the cash economy (i.e. small businesses and person-to-person exchanges for goods) are becoming better served by digital transactions, which are quicker and safer (both in personal safety and fraud).

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Why Most People Fail Miserably At Trading Options (And How To Avoid It)

Facts are facts right? They can’t be argued. The truth is that most people who trade options fail miserably and lose money each year. But if you’re reading this blog, I think it’s safe to assume that you could be one of the people who prosper from options trading. Let’s be…

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How Reading Options Activity Can Offer Clues To Price Moves

Using option activity as an indicator for impending price moves is difficult, subjective, and unreliable. That being said, it can help confirm other indicators and increase the probability of a profitable trade.

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Weird Things Are Happening With Gold

Last week featured two unusual stories on gold – one strange and the other truly weird. These stories explain why gold is not just money but is the most politicized form of money. They show that while politicians publicly disparage gold, they quietly pay close attention to it. The first strange gold…

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Could Gold Explode To $10,000? This Expert Thinks So…

After hitting its highest level this year, gold has fallen back on profit taking, But, best-selling author of Currency Wars Jim Rickards isn’t giving up on the yellow metal just yet. “The bigger picture, the one I’m looking at, is that gold hit an interim low on Dec. 15 and it has been…

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Momentum Slipping or Healthy Consolidation?

Beneath the surface of the indices hanging near all-time highs the stock market has seen some decent rotation.

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30 Things to Think About Trading

Given all the geopolitical turmoil and market volatility of this past week I’m sure many people are looking forward to the weekend.

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5 Simple Steps to Trading CryptoCurrencies

Investing in cryptocurrencies is just like trading in normal currencies.

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Dig into Grubhub

Last week’s deal to purchase EAT24 delivery division from Yelp cements Grub’s position as industry leading with now more than 50% of the food delivery market.

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Should You Buy This Latest Dip?

Concerns about a crisis with North Korea cooled over the weekend and that is all that the market needed to produce a gap-up open this morning.

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How to Hedge and Protect Your Portfolio

With the stock market seemingly to hit new all-time highs every other day. And the gains are coming in a grinding fashion causing volatility to sink to historically low levels.  Given this combination you’d think investors would be rejoicing.  But instead we’re getting a lot of questions about how protect…

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Time Is Square, Man

Time is a key component in an option’s valuation

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