Simulations Plus (SLP) Reports Minimal Impact On Earnings from COVID-19

Simulations Plus (SLP) Reports Minimal Impact On Earnings from COVID-19

Simulations Plus (SLP) has reported a third consecutive quarter with organic revenue growth exceeding 20%. The company’s net revenue increased 22.2% year-over-year to $10.3 million. Shawn O’Connor, SLP’s CEO, said the company had weathered the impact of COVID-19 quite well.  Commenting on workforce issues in the company’s conference call, he stated, “Operationally, about 40% of […]

Trade of the Week: Small Caps

Trade of the Week: Small Caps

Options trading continues to be very active in this market, even though daily volatility of stocks moves has dropped in recent weeks. Index and ETF options remain popular methods for trading market direction. They are also very useful instruments for hedging long stock portfolios. For instance, iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) can be used as […]

Is It Time to Drop Zoom (ZM)?

Is It Time to Drop Zoom (ZM)?

The novel coronavirus does not discriminate. A prime minister can get COVID-19 just as easily as a convenience store clerk. But the impact of the virus on individual stocks has been extremely varied. There have been massive winners, massive losers, and other stocks that are basically trading where they were a few months or even […]

What The Heck Is Going On?

What The Heck Is Going On?

I was sitting in the exam room and the doctor walked in. Knowing I write this blog, he said, “Finally someone I can talk to. What the heck is going on?” With our current economic situation, the market tanking and the Coronavirus monopolizing the amped up media, a lot of concerned subscribers are asking that […]

How To Generate Income While Owning Stocks

How To Generate Income While Owning Stocks

Although the market has been extremely volatile, it doesn’t mean investors are only looking at directional trades in which they try to make money on big market moves. There are plenty who are still want to generate a regular income from their investments. Of course, dividend stocks are the primary form of income generation through […]

Who Will Benefit from the Big Stimulus Program?

Who Will Benefit from the Big Stimulus Program?

A $2.2 Trillion Spending Bonanza! With the U.S. economy temporarily frozen, President Trump and Congress came together to agree on a massive stimulus package. The final price tag is $2.2 trillion. It’s hard to explain just how massive that is. I noticed that in the media, the program was often referred to as a “$2 […]

The Power of Endless Monthly Income

The Power of Endless Monthly Income

The COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. and subsequent shutdown of a large swath of the economy has proven there are no safe-haven investments, other than cash, which, in this period of near-zero interest rates, doesn’t provide a return, just safety. The strategies I use in my investment services focus on building an income cash flow […]

Trade of the Week: Zoom

Trade of the Week: Zoom

It probably comes as no surprise, but there has been heavy options activity in Zoom Video Communications (ZM). The popular video communication platform has seen its usage skyrocket as people are forced to work from home. Everyone from school teachers to business executives are using ZM extensively for online meetings, lectures, and discussions. Traders seem […]