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Will You Get Stuck Bailing Out this Industry Next?

Former Fed Chairs, Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke took great credit for steering the world recovery from the great recession. When something good happens, it’s a result of their masterful strategic planning. Why are they totally surprised when negative news gets reported? The Business Insider headline blared, “A record 7 million Americans have stopped paying their […]

A Quick Way to Hedge Your Portfolio Into The New Year

A Quick Way to Hedge Your Portfolio Into The New Year

Despite the volatility and heavy stock selling in October, many analysts are expecting the remainder of 2018 to be bullish. The S&P 500 was only up 3% year-to-date after the October bloodbath (prior to mid-term elections), so it stands to reason that stocks are more likely to go up in the final two months of […]

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Big Money Is Betting On A Big Move In Financials

I always find it fascinating to see what kind of big trades are being made in the options markets.  Some of the smartest strategists in the world use options markets as their playground, so generally speaking, you can assume a lot of research went into these blockbuster type trades. It’s also interesting to guess what […]

Meals on Wheels… And Losses On-Demand

Meals on Wheels… And Losses On-Demand

On June 29, 2017, meal-delivery firm Blue Apron Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: APRN) IPO’d at $10 per share. Today, shares have collapsed to just $2. What gives? The company’s business is simple: It delivers pre-portioned, ready-to-cook ingredients (with recipes) to customers’ homes. And if you like a tipple with your meals, it offers Blue Apron Wine […]

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Would You Support A War To Preserve The Union?

After the 2016 election I wrote about Calexit, a movement urging Californians to sign a petition allowing for a secession referendum. In April 2017, they pulled the plug on the initiative when it was discovered the leader of the campaign, Louis J. Marinelli, had Russian connections. He’s now seeking permanent residence in Russia. It didn’t take long […]

3 Overlooked Stocks that Profit from Rising Interest Rates

3 Overlooked Stocks that Profit from Rising Interest Rates

While the majority of the market is running head first into the financial sector to profit from higher rates, savvy investors can find better deals with higher return potentials in the three stocks shared in today’s article from Tony Daltorio. The editor of Investors Alley’s Growth Stock Advisor sees these three stocks as being better […]

Sell These 3 Stocks Now Before They Crash

Sell These 3 Stocks Now Before They Crash

Sound the alarm on these three stocks because one more bad piece of news could send their shares tumbling. Even in this bull market not every stock will continue to go up. Sell these three stocks now before they fall.  No matter what’s occurring today, whether it’s turmoil in local politics, geopolitics or even terrorist […]