Markets

This commodity just broke a 15-year downtrend

This commodity just broke a 15-year downtrend

I’m looking at the chart of a commodity that’s been beaten down for almost 15 years.  However… The tide has turned… and the chart shows it’s starting to turn upwards potentially signaling a new bull market.  If that’s the case, it could be one of the biggest investment opportunities of the 2020s.  Every week, I […]

I’ve never seen this happen in 20 years in the market

I’ve never seen this happen in 20 years in the market

There’s a major divergence happening in the market.  In the past month, we’ve seen tech rally… But we’ve also seen the utilities sector continue to push higher.  That hardly ever happens as these sectors usually move against each other. Utilities are seen as more ‘safe’ investments is why. I’m not saying go long utilities or […]

Weekly Market Update: Tradeable Bottom Here?

Weekly Market Update: Tradeable Bottom Here?

Welcome to the 2nd half of the trading year! No doubt the first 6 months of 2022 proved very challenging for both buy-and-hold investors & traders. July is setting up to be a massive month.  Fed meetings… But, more importantly, earnings season is kicking off July 14th.  Company financials will be an incredible indicator if […]

To Hedge Your Portfolio For Free

To Hedge Your Portfolio For Free

An intriguing way to hedge your portfolio’s downside risk for essentially no cost is by using a put spread collar. A large zero-cost put spread collar was placed last week on the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)  The trader sold calls and used the proceeds to purchase a put spread.  The position will give a […]

 I Made a Mistake Last Week

 I Made a Mistake Last Week

Last week, I shared an opportunity in the cereal space that quickly got smacked down by the market.  We saw a bit of a bullish jump back to all-time highs on Tuesday.  But, I breakdown what happened here.  More importantly, I dive into what this might mean for the overall market and your portfolio.  Is […]

Trade of the Week: ARKK

Trade of the Week: ARKK

The market has been in a significant downtrend this year, but the ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK) has been hit even harder.  ARKK is down 60% year-to-date as it holds some of the most speculative stocks from the past several years.  However, several options trades last week appear to be from traders opening up bullish positions […]