Technology Stocks

Are Tech Stocks Going To New Highs By Year-End?

Are Tech Stocks Going To New Highs By Year-End?

The funny thing about stocks this year is that it feels like we’re having a rough year.  The last few months have brought quite a bit of volatility to the market, and with it comes the feeling that the stock market is struggling. However, looking at the numbers, you may be amazed to see the […]

Trade of the Week: A Safe Bullish Trade On Microsoft

Trade of the Week: A Safe Bullish Trade On Microsoft

It can be interesting to see what options action is occurring in the largest stocks in times of market turmoil.   Right now, Microsoft (MSFT) is the largest company in the world with a market cap over $1 trillion.  A trader bought 150,000 shares of MSFT versus 1,500 January 150 calls, which is a bullish covered call […]

Buying Covered Calls on the World’s Biggest Company

Buying Covered Calls on the World’s Biggest Company

Quick, without looking it up on Google, what’s the world’s largest public company? Did you guess Apple (AAPL) or Amazon (AMZN)? At times recently, you may have been correct. However, the crown for the largest company is currently in the hands of Microsoft (MSFT). Not only is MSFT the biggest company, it’s also the only […]

Buying a Covered Call On Chipmaker Up 75% YTD 

Buying a Covered Call On Chipmaker Up 75% YTD 

There are primarily two companies known for producing the majority of computer graphics cards (GPUs). Most investors are familiar with NVIDIA (NVDA), which tends to be a high-flying, headline grabbing stock. However, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is also a huge player in the industry – but can often fly under the investment community’s radar. Lately […]

The 5G Age Has Arrived But Who Will Benefit? 

The 5G Age Has Arrived But Who Will Benefit? 

This is the year of 5G. The possibilities opened up by 5G’s significantly faster data transfer opens up a brave new world. It will enable the newest technologies from autonomous vehicles to virtual reality gaming to advanced robotics to the Internet of Things. Don’t believe me? Then listen to Paul Lee, the head of telecoms, […]

Earn 4% On Tech Stocks Over The Next Month

Earn 4% On Tech Stocks Over The Next Month

Of the many benefits to trading options, the most valuable trait is the flexibility they provide in custom designing strategies. That’s just my opinion of course. Other option traders may point to leverage or some other clear benefit. However, the ability to create tailor made strategies to meet your personal risk/reward criteria is something very […]

Using Options to Trade the Spike in Advanced Micro Devices

Using Options to Trade the Spike in Advanced Micro Devices

There are generally two reasons why a stock a sudden, big move. Either the overall market is having a big up or down day (the systemic effect). Or, the company itself has some specific news item causing a large move (the idiosyncratic effect). Most stock specific news is related to earnings or product announcements, although […]