Author: Jay Soloff

NIO ES6 electric SUV semi-autonomous car on display near Chinese automobile manufacturer NIO software development office in Silicon Valley - San Jose, California, USA - 2019

NIO Stock Price Is On Fire – Will The Run Continue?

2020 is a year that is mostly defined by the COVID-19 pandemic and the historically crucial presidential election. From an investor standpoint, there’s one more thing you can add to that list: the growth of the electric vehicle (EV) market. Not only have several new EV companies come on to the scene, but existing players […]

Trade of the Week: Fastly

Trade of the Week: Fastly

One of the market’s higher flying stocks this past month took quite the tumble last week. Fastly (FSLY), a cloud, web development company, dropped nearly 30% in one day after lowering revenue guidance ahead of its earnings at the end of the month. Although the actual guidance wasn’t that much lower than previous expectations, the […]

Trade of the Week: XOM

Trade of the Week: XOM

It’s been a long time since Exxon Mobil (XOM) has been in the news. The oil powerhouse used to be the largest company in the world, but now it doesn’t even crack the top 50 companies in terms of market cap. However, the stock was up 5% one day last week after the company made […]

MSTB: A Better Way to Get Broad Stock Exposure and Beat SPY

MSTB: A Better Way to Get Broad Stock Exposure and Beat SPY

One of the more intriguing current trends in U.S. investing is the growing number of strategic ETFs that have become available to investors. Index investors have typically used ETFs like SPY to capture the action of the broader market. However strategic ETFs represent or emulate an entire trading strategy, rather than just tracking an index […]

Trade of the Week: Datadog

Trade of the Week: Datadog

Tech remains the most interesting sector when it comes to unusual options activity. Just recently, options traders were very active in Datadog (DDOG) options. DDOG is a software analytics company that just announced a big deal with Microsoft. The stock jumped higher on the news, over 17% on the week of the announcement. So far, […]

Is Micron Set For a Big Move?

Is Micron Set For a Big Move?

Making directional trades in this market isn’t easy. On the one hand, you have high flying stocks that are trading well above reasonable valuations. Trading those types of stocks can be dangerous since they can reverse on a dime. On the other hand, value stocks are dead. Stocks trading below reasonable valuations just seem to […]

Trade of the Week: NKLA

Trade of the Week: NKLA

Electric vehicle stocks have recently been pulling back, but none more so than Nikola (NKLA). The electric/hydrogen-fueled truck maker had been the darling of the stock market in recent months. However, short selling attacks have sent the stock into a tailspin. The CEO has stepped down and the company appears to be in turmoil. Options […]

Trade of the Week: ORCL

Trade of the Week: ORCL

Oracle (ORCL) has been in the news quite a bit lately with its potential partnership with Tik Tok, a popular teen video streaming app.  The US wants China’s ByteDance to sell Tik Tok to a US company due to national security concerns.  Several companies have been in the bidding, but ORCL seems to have won […]

Make Up to 196% With this ORCL Trade

Make Up to 196% With this ORCL Trade

One of the more interesting situations in the investing world over the last couple of months concerns the fate of TikTok, the video streaming app that is hugely popular among teens. This is a target market that most companies are dying to have access to. TikTok is owned by a Chinese company called ByteDance, which […]