U.S Investments

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Here’s How to Profit When the Dollar Tanks

With the Fed announcement behind us, it’s time to start thinking about how to trade the expected slow increase in interest rates. The next small rate increase is expected in December, and then there could be two or three more incremental increases in 2019. Of course, we can’t predict definitively what will happen. A change […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks to Survive Split Government

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks to Survive Split Government

The midterm elections left the U.S. with the House of Representatives controlled by the Democrats, Republicans tightened their hold on the Senate, and President Trump has the bully pulpit and veto power. That is a formula for real bi-partisan compromise or a government that will have trouble just passing a budget. I will be a […]

America is a Debt Prisoner

Should You Worry About Government Deficit?

If our elected leaders are not concerned about the government deficit, should the citizens be worried? Governments world-wide spend more than their total revenue and borrow to make up the difference. The U.S. Debt Clock shows the US federal debt to be $21.6 trillion, averaging $177,283 per taxpayer. The government now pays interest on $21.6 trillion. Below […]

Making Money Off Chipmaker Stocks With Surging Prices

Making Money Off Chipmaker Stocks With Surging Prices

In the world of graphics cards, also known as GPUs, the US market is dominated by two major players. You’ve probably heard of both of these companies as their stocks are often in the news. The bigger of the two is Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA), but Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) and their Radeon GPUs have […]

How An 8% Move In A Stock Can Earn A 900% Return Using Options

How An 8% Move In A Stock Can Earn A 900% Return Using Options

Undoubtedly, trading options has many benefits compared to trading stocks.  Leverage is the most obvious one, as you get 100 to 1 leverage using options versus stocks.  Flexibility is another key benefit.  You can create trades and strategies that custom fit your risk/return profile. While most investors understand the leverage advantage of options, not as […]

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Does Government Debt Really Matter?

The numbers on the US Debt Clock are spinning at a dazzling pace. US government debt is now over $21 trillion, $174 thousand per taxpayer. Add another $3 trillion for debts of state and local government on the stack. Unfunded federal government promises are almost $113 trillion, $900,000 per taxpayer, not including another $6 trillion in state […]