Author: Jay Soloff

Earn A Quick 10% From This Forgotten Resource

Earn A Quick 10% From This Forgotten Resource

With all the talk of renewable energy versus fossil fuels, it’s easy to forget we already have one of the most efficient power generating resources readily available to us.  Nuclear energy is not only incredibly effective, it also generates abundant power with zero emissions. Of course, nuclear power has drawbacks.  The plants are extremely expensive […]

Is Oil Going Higher? Feel Like You Missed The Gains?

Is Oil Going Higher? Feel Like You Missed The Gains?

How do you analyze oil in this market?  It may seem like picking a direction for crude oil shouldn’t be too overwhelming of a task.  However, under current market conditions, there are multiple competing factors in what could drive the price of oil (higher or lower).  Deciding which way you think the price is going […]

What Does This Huge Options Trade Mean For Oil?

What Does This Huge Options Trade Mean For Oil?

When I write about large options block trades, it’s generally for one of two reasons.  First, a lot of smart money is active in the options market.  If a very big (i.e. capital intensive) trade occurs with options, it can often be a signal that there’s going to be action in the underlying asset. Second, […]

How You Could Make 650% On This Copper Trade

How You Could Make 650% On This Copper Trade

The only thing certain when it comes to trading in 2018 is that this year has been far less predictable than previous years. While the last few years were marked by low volatility and a mostly bullish stock market, it’s obvious that 2018 is an entirely different animal. So far, 2018 has been characterized by […]

A Quick 185% on an ETF That’s Just Now Bottomed

A Quick 185% on an ETF That’s Just Now Bottomed

If you have any interest in economic policy, especially macroeconomic policy and repercussions, now is about as interesting as it gets. I realize most people don’t get a hoot about macroeconomics, but it can be very useful for analyzing trading opportunities. (For me, it goes beyond that since I have a degree in economics which […]

How To Trade A Popular ETF When Direction Is Uncertain

How To Trade A Popular ETF When Direction Is Uncertain

Under normal circumstance, iShares 20+ Treasury Bond ETF (NASDAQ: TLT), isn’t the sort of ETF you’d expect to highlight because of its potential to move more than expected. Long bonds, which TLT replicates, are tied to interest rates. And interest rates don’t tend to move that much over short periods of time. TLT still manages […]

How To Generate Income From China Without Owning Chinese Stocks

How To Generate Income From China Without Owning Chinese Stocks

There’s been no shortage of geopolitical news lately.  While summer is usually the time when the news cycle slows down, so far it hasn’t been the case.  In particular, there has been an unusual amount of discussion concerning international trade and tariffs. Regarding tariffs, the stock market has had plenty to digest.  The US currently […]