Author: Jay Soloff

Big Money Is Betting That The Markets Will Remain Calm

Big Money Is Betting That The Markets Will Remain Calm

The days of sub-10 VIX may be gone for the foreseeable future, but that doesn’t mean traders have stopped betting against higher volatility. In fact, the short volatility trade seems like it may be returning with a vengeance. Well, let me step back a bit. The short volatility trade may be returning on the professional […]

The Latest Gaming Craze Could Lead To a Quick 468% Return

The Latest Gaming Craze Could Lead To a Quick 468% Return

The video gaming industry is extremely competitive, but can also be immensely profitable if a developer hits big on a certain game or franchise. Success stories in video games range from relatively simple mobile apps to massive projects with huge development costs. Much like a movie, production costs for video games are mostly upfront. A […]

Follow the Smart Money to Earn 300% Profits on a Utility

Follow the Smart Money to Earn 300% Profits on a Utility

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to give a couple presentations at the Las Vegas MoneyShow. If you aren’t familiar, the MoneyShow is a very popular conference held all over the country where you can learn about all types of investing and meet with all sorts of investment professionals. As you may imagine, the […]

Is This Trade Really Going To Earn 24,900% Returns?

Is This Trade Really Going To Earn 24,900% Returns?

After over a year of basically no volatility in the stock market, we had something of a volatility revelation which began on February 5th. The selloff that day and the subsequent implosion of certain volatility products (like XIV) created a major jump in market volatility. As you can see from the chart, iPath S&P 500 […]

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How To Generate Safe Income From High Yield Bonds

High yield bonds, often known as junk bonds, have been very popular investments since the financial crisis of 2008. The high yield market took a nosedive around the time of the crisis, but bounced back pretty quickly, and has been stable ever since. As interest rates have started going higher, so too have the yields […]

Could This Forgotten Tech Stock Be On The Road To Recovery?

Could This Forgotten Tech Stock Be On The Road To Recovery?

The tech sector can be very unforgiving. A tech product is generally only good until the crowd finds more interesting technology to buy or obsess over. Think of how often Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) releases new iPhones. Sometimes, there isn’t a substantial difference between iPhone models, but the company is constantly pushing its latest tech. That’s […]

Is Intel (INTC) About To Become Exciting Again?

Is Intel (INTC) About To Become Exciting Again?

I don’t want to take anything away from Intel (NASDAQ: INTC). It’s been a good, stable company for a long time now. The stock pays a reasonable, consistent dividend. The company has massive market share. It’s not a bad stock to stash away in your retirement portfolio. But when’s the last time the company has […]

Book 125% Returns on a Big Move In Facebook (FB)

Book 125% Returns on a Big Move In Facebook (FB)

Perhaps no company has gotten more press lately than Facebook (NASDAQ: FB). The social media giant has mostly been in the limelight for negative reasons… namely the Cambridge Analytica scandal and data privacy concerns. Investors were quick to jump ship when concerns over FB’s policies became headline news. The stock dropped from $180 to $150 […]