Volatility

Honest Company (HNST) Remains Volatile Following Recent IPO

Honest Company (HNST) Remains Volatile Following Recent IPO

Honest Company (HNST), the consumer goods brand founded by actress Jessica Alba, is a recent initial public offering (IPO). HNST began trading in early May after the company sold 25.8 million shares at $16 each, raising roughly $413 million. In its first day of action, HNST’s stock opened at $21.22, with the high hitting $23.88 […]

The One Chart You Need To See for both Oil & Silver

The One Chart You Need To See for both Oil & Silver

Click the video above to see this weeks Serge Berger weekly options trade. A $674,458 income stream starting with $20k?This sounds impossible… and must require a ton of risk. Actually, if you take a look at our 11-day trader strategy, this is highly achievable if you’re hitting our 10%/month goal. Take a look here. 

Stocks to Buy When the Bull Market Fizzles Out

Stocks to Buy When the Bull Market Fizzles Out

Just over a year ago, the U.S. stock market bottomed out following a pandemic-triggered economic shutdown. From the trough, the major stock indexes marched steadily higher. In the 12 months following the bottom, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) gained 77%. The Invesco QQQ ETF (QQQ), which tracks the Nasdaq 100 stock index, is up […]

Using Options To Protect The Downside In ARKK

Using Options To Protect The Downside In ARKK

Almost any trading or investment strategy can be improved with options. This may seem like a controversial statement, but it very much depends on how you define “improved.” While many would assume “improved” means the ability to produce higher returns, I believe it means the ability to generate more stable returns. In other words, options […]

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Why Are Investors Focused on Bonds?

After what had been mostly smooth sailing for the month of February, the markets have been a lot more volatile in March. In particular, the bond market has been quite active for the first time in a while. Moreover, bond market volatility appears to be spilling over into stocks. Thirty-year bond prices are down more […]

Finding Security Through Implied Volatility

Finding Security Through Implied Volatility

An examination of implied volatility as it applies to the recent GME rally and crash. 82% winners from options? (many thought impossible)If you’re used to losing money with options… listen up. There’s a way to flip options on their end and win 82% of the time… and win thousands every 11 days. We’re doing this […]

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GME: A Lesson in How A Short Squeeze Works

If you watch financial news, you are probably aware of the short squeeze initiated by retail traders that drove share prices of stocks like GameStop Corp. (GME) up more than 800% in a few days. It was the biggest story last week. I do not think the news reporters did a very good job explaining […]