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Dump These Healthcare Stocks Getting Amazoned

Dump These Healthcare Stocks Getting Amazoned

Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) has often been referred to as the ‘Death Star’. In Star Wars, this was the ultimate weapon, capable of destroying an entire planet. Not a bad analogy, considering Amazon’s ability to totally disrupt the existing order of entire industries. Next on the list of industries to be disrupted looks to be healthcare, […]

Make Over 200% On This Volatility Trade Nobody Expected

Make Over 200% On This Volatility Trade Nobody Expected

There’s a famous Monty Python skit from the 70’s where, out of nowhere, three men dressed up like medieval Catholic priests jump into a room shouting “Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!”. Of course it was very much in line with the sort of random and absurd humor Monty Python is famous for. I tend to […]

How to Trade Bonds to Make up to 200%

How to Trade Bonds to Make up to 200%

Most people think bonds are boring. And it’s true, if you buy a bond and just wait for the coupon payment to arrive, it is definitely an uneventful investment… boring and safe. Of course, that’s exactly why people buy bonds. However, trading bonds is a completely different matter. Bonds, even government bonds, can move as […]

Make 100% Or More On This Next Big Market Trend

Make 100% Or More On This Next Big Market Trend

One of the early financial market themes for 2018 is the renewed interest in commodities.  We’ve seen early gains so far in gold, oil, and natural gas, to name a few.  At least one of the drivers behind the buying is the expected increase in interest rates. As a reminder, commodities are usually priced in […]

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This Surprise Stock Could Make You Big Bucks

It’s no secret that options are often the investment vehicle of choice for “smart money” traders.  Big funds and trading firms regularly use options to establish their biggest positions – sometimes in conjunction with stock holdings, other times just using options.  It’s especially true for the most heavily traded ETFs and stocks. Less often, you’ll […]

3 Growth ETFs for High Yield and Diversification

3 Growth ETFs for High Yield and Diversification

Thanks to the near zero percent (and even negative!) interest rate policies  of central banks, financial markets are certainly in a brave new world. In other words, central bankers have set rates near zero – as the Federal Reserve has done with the Federal Funds rate – or even pushed them below zero. Below zero […]