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3 Stocks Positioned for Growth in the Gig Economy

3 Stocks Positioned for Growth in the Gig Economy

The recently released “Freelancing in America” study found that almost 57 million Americans are now part of the freelance market to some degree. An NPR/Marist poll found that one in five American jobs are now contract jobs. And, Forbes estimates the economic impact of independent workers last year at $1.3 trillion in the U.S alone, […]

Buy These 3 Growth Stocks Surging Because of Tariffs

Buy These 3 Growth Stocks Surging Because of Tariffs

While Wall Street fawns over earnings reports from market darlings such as Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), something else caught my eye this earnings season. That is the fact that the multi-front trade battles are prompting warnings from some of the largest U.S. companies that higher tariffs will squeeze their profit margins, force them to pass on […]

What Does This Huge Options Trade Mean For Oil?

What Does This Huge Options Trade Mean For Oil?

When I write about large options block trades, it’s generally for one of two reasons.  First, a lot of smart money is active in the options market.  If a very big (i.e. capital intensive) trade occurs with options, it can often be a signal that there’s going to be action in the underlying asset. Second, […]

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 […]

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The Cheapest Trade With the Return of Volatility

For investors, the summer doldrums are officially over. It’s not just the start of September signaling the end of the market’s slow period. There’s been a noticeable uptick in major news items – most of them not good. The biggest market moving news is coming out of North Korea, where the military supposedly detonated a […]