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Taking Profits on This Stock I Called in July

Taking Profits on This Stock I Called in July

In July, I recommended a tech stock buy. The stock has run up some and I’m actually taking profits as it’s popped 10% in two months. Watch my short video: 1. To see the trade I called and made But, maybe more importantly… 2. Learn how I approach a trade to know when to take […]

Getting Cash From AAPL While You Wait For The Next iPhone

Getting Cash From AAPL While You Wait For The Next iPhone

Covered call trading is a commonly used strategy to generate cash flow and help normalize equity returns. A multitude of research suggests a basic covered call trading plan, from a risk-adjusted standpoint, outperforms long equities. However, covered call trading can be used situationally as well. There are times when short-term overwriting can be a powerful […]

Jumping In With Vizio Holdings Just Above IPO Offering

Jumping In With Vizio Holdings Just Above IPO Offering

Shares of VIZIO Holdings (VZIO) are trading near its March initial public offering (IPO) of $21, down from a late April peak of $28.80. The company priced just over 12 million shares at $21-$23 in its debut after the deal size was reduced from 15 million shares. In VZIO’s first day of trading, shares opened […]

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Buy AAPL or Buy This 12.8% Yield?

Today is the day before one of the most contentious presidential elections in memory—at least my memories, which go back to JFK. I figure discussing detailed investment strategy will get lost in the noise, so today, I will use this platform to express my thoughts on broader aspects of life in the financial world. They […]

AAPL and The Rollout of the iPhone 12 and 5G

AAPL and The Rollout of the iPhone 12 and 5G

In his inauguration speech on January 20, 1961, President John F. Kennedy famously encouraged Americans to: “Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.” I’m paraphrasing JFK’s line to explain to you the right way to look at the Wall Street buzz surrounding Apple (AAPL) and 5G: […]

The U.S. Dollar Halted the Tech Rally

The U.S. Dollar Halted the Tech Rally

How the lower dollar impacts our investment Recently, technology stock shares went down in value. The stocks didn’t drop that much, but they had done so well for so long, even despite the pandemic, that it was a bit of a shock to Wall Street. In particular, a few major tech stocks got hit the […]

Is Apple Going To Lead the Market Lower?

Is Apple Going To Lead the Market Lower?

Can you name the biggest stocks in the U.S. markets? It probably won’t take you long to pick out the highest market cap companies, with well-known names like Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), and Microsoft (MSFT). What’s interesting is that the five largest U.S. companies, and several others near the top, are all primarily tech companies. […]

Trade of the Week: Unusual Options Activity in Amazon

Trade of the Week: Unusual Options Activity in Amazon

Despite the market selling off, there was an unusual amount of options activity in Amazon (AMZN). The online retail giant crushed earnings and the stock was actually up over 7% on a day when most major stock indices were down 2%. The selloff was due to fear over the coronavirus and what impact it may […]