Don’t Trade This Market Right Now

Don’t Trade This Market Right Now

Reading Time: < 1 minute Let me share with you one of the best tips on making money in the market… Good traders know WHEN to trade — Great traders know when NOT TO TRADE. Nothing is worse than seeing a huge run-up in your account only to give it all back when the market isn’t working. (a lot of […]

DKNG Stock Price Rebounds Slightly After Allegations of Black Market Activities

DKNG Stock Price Rebounds Slightly After Allegations of Black Market Activities

Reading Time: 3 minutes Draftkings Inc. (DKNG) is beginning to recover after a short report from Hindenburg Research. The short sellers allege that, “SBTech, a European technology company that merged with DKNG as part of the SPAC deal, generates significant revenue from questionable gambling practices in overseas markets, particularly in some Asian markets,” as reported by CNBC. However, DKNG […]

When Not to Sell Call Options

When Not to Sell Call Options

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’m often asked, “what are stock options?” by some of my newer readers. Stock options are derivatives based on the value of the stock and offer the trader the opportunity to buy or sell the stock at a stated price within a specific time. The most common option trades, especially for beginners, are covered calls. […]

Jumping In With Vizio Holdings Just Above IPO Offering

Jumping In With Vizio Holdings Just Above IPO Offering

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shares of VIZIO Holdings (VZIO) are trading near its March initial public offering (IPO) of $21, down from a late April peak of $28.80. The company priced just over 12 million shares at $21-$23 in its debut after the deal size was reduced from 15 million shares. In VZIO’s first day of trading, shares opened […]

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Is There Still Time To Be Bullish On Bonds?

Reading Time: 3 minutes As low as interest rates have been lately, it doesn’t seem to have diminished investors’ appetite for government bonds.  A yield under 1.50% for 10-year Treasury notes is not a detriment, apparently, when the rest of the developed world is also in an ultra-low rate cycle. Bond investors may have assumed the looming threat of […]

Is It Really Possible to Earn Free Retirement Stock?

Is It Really Possible to Earn Free Retirement Stock?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Buzzwords abound in today’s society: passive income, cash back rewards, and now free retirement stock. But are these buzzwords full of fluff, or is there anything investors can really benefit from here? We’ve all heard the saying “nothing in life is free.” And I’m sorry to report that statement still holds quite true. However, in […]

Are Hotel REITs Attractive Again?

Are Hotel REITs Attractive Again?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many investors are playing the recovery trade, looking for those stocks and companies that are not yet out of the pandemic woods, but should see a substantial improvement in their business results as the economy continues to open. Hospitality and travel-related companies are popular stocks for this investment strategy. However, with the hospitality-related REITs, shares […]

Trade of the Week: RBLX

Trade of the Week: RBLX

Reading Time: < 1 minute While the meme stocks have been getting most of the headlines lately, Roblox (RBLX) continues to have very active options.  One day last week, around 140,000 options traded, with 70% of the activity on the call side.  That tends to be a bullish signal.  Several of the larger trades looked to be bullish as well, […]

One-Stock Retirement vs. Diversification

One-Stock Retirement vs. Diversification

Reading Time: 5 minutes One-stock retirement. Those three words can stop you in your tracks, right? Is it a scam? A gimmick? Is it just click-bait? Well, not exactly.  Over the years, several financial advisors floated this idea and once in a while it gets some traction.  The concept suggests that investing modestly in just one stock could be […]

Where I See a Potential 10% Upside Going Into the Summer

Where I See a Potential 10% Upside Going Into the Summer

Reading Time: < 1 minute Growth stocks have seen some momentum in the past couple weeks… but I believe that will be capped in the short-term.  I’m actually looking at another opportunity no one is really talking about.  An opportunity for a potential 10% upside.  As many large cap stocks (think Apple) cool off, another trade could see a breakout […]