Author: Jay Soloff

F Stock Price Up 30% YTD. Upgraded by J.P. Morgan

F Stock Price Up 30% YTD. Upgraded by J.P. Morgan

There have been several big movers in the stock market already in 2021. As expected, many of the highfliers from 2020—including stocks related to cryptocurrencies, electric vehicles, fuel cell technology, biotech, and others—continue to experience plenty of action. As anyone who’s traded in the market long enough knows, there’s almost always a hot investment. Maybe […]

Trade of the Week: ZNGA

Trade of the Week: ZNGA

Mobile video game maker Zynga (ZNGA) saw significant options activity last week. On a big volume day, ZNGA options traded 9x the normal options volume. 96% of the options action was in calls, which is generally a bullish sign. ZNGA has earnings on February 10th, and this could be a bet that the company is […]

Is 2021 The Year To Buy More Gold?

Is 2021 The Year To Buy More Gold?

As popular as gold is as an investment, it’s not necessarily easy to pinpoint what type of investment gold is. Is it a safe-haven asset? A hedge against inflation? A currency? A store of value? Maybe it’s all of the above… The thing is, the type of investment gold is depends on the market environment […]

Trade of the Week: SPCE

Trade of the Week: SPCE

Virgin Galactic (SPCE) has been a popular stock this past year, but it got a huge boost this past week. SPCE jumped 20% on news that ARK Invest will be creating a new space ETF. ARK ETFs are quite heavily traded, so being added to any of the ETFs is generally a boon for the […]

PLUG and FCEL: Should You Invest In Fuel Cell Stocks?

PLUG and FCEL: Should You Invest In Fuel Cell Stocks?

2021 is off to a bewildering start. While the world is mostly focused on what’s going on in Washington, the stock market has also been charting its own tortuous course. Stocks tend to be forward-looking, but it’s always interesting when there seems to be a major disconnect between what happens in the financial markets and […]

Trade of the Week: RIOT

Trade of the Week: RIOT

Bitcoin has been on a huge run, nearly doubling its all-time high in recent weeks to $40,000 per BTC. Of course, this action has sparked plenty of unusual options activity in blockchain related stocks like Riot Blockchain (RIOT). Over 400,000 options traded in RIOT on a big up day for BTC last week. About 70% […]

Will Market Volatility Return This Year?

Will Market Volatility Return This Year?

2020 is in the rearview mirror, and I think we can all agree that it’s a good thing. While last year was certainly interesting for investors, I don’t think anyone wants to relive the other parts of 2020. The year is, of course, marked by the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. But let’s not forget […]

Trade of the Week: QQQ

Trade of the Week: QQQ

2020 was a huge year for tech stocks, but can it continue in 2021? At least one large trader feels like Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) has moderate bullish potential for the first 6 months of the year.  QQQ, the Nasdaq-100, set record highs in 2021, but the popular ETF pays a miniscule dividend. The trader […]

The Trade to Make On a Volatile U.S. Dollar

The Trade to Make On a Volatile U.S. Dollar

We’ve finally reached the end of 2020, and I don’t think anyone is complaining about leaving this year in the dust. After all, the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc across the globe and made life miserable for a vast majority of the world’s population. Let’s all hope that 2021 is going to a much happier year. […]

Trade of the Week: Pfizer

Trade of the Week: Pfizer

Pfizer (PFE) has been a hot stock this year as it is the first company to get a Covid-19 vaccine to the market. While a vaccine isn’t going to make or break a pharmaceutical giant like PFE, it certainly isn’t going to hurt the bottom line either. PFE stock has had a decent year so […]