Recent News

Plan For Volatility The Rest Of The Year Using Options

Plan For Volatility The Rest Of The Year Using Options

If you’ve been paying attention to the market lately, you will have definitely noticed an uptick in volatility. The VIX, the most popular measure of volatility, spiked on several occasions over the last two weeks. Plus, it remained elevated (relative to recent months) even on less volatile trading days. You can see from the chart, […]

Stop loss panic button with over black background, finance concept

Stop Losses Are a MUST For Retirement Investors

Dad pointed his finger at me, raised his voice and said, “Sit down, shut up, and listen!” His face was beet red; I’d pushed him too far. My parents invested in Certificates of Deposit ONLY – they never touched stocks. I showed dad charts from my economics professor outlining how much more an investor would […]

Three Stocks That Are Amazon Proof

Three Stocks That Are Amazon Proof

Amazon isn’t just in its own league, it’s playing a completely different sport. The story is getting old but remains true: Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) is killing every company, whether it’s a brick-and-mortar retailer or not. Entire shopping malls are now wastelands and even major speciality retailers are no longer safe. Home Depot (NYSE: HD) shares […]

The One Drone Investment You Must Own

The One Drone Investment You Must Own

One of the areas I’ve been looking into as part of my Singularity research project is drones. These small flying robots have tremendous potential to become a crucial part of other technological advancements. One example that immediately comes to mind is Agriculture 3.0. That’s where drones can gather all sorts of data for farmers on […]

Using Options To Trade Metals and Mining

Using Options To Trade Metals and Mining

One of the great benefits to options trading is the flexibility it gives traders to execute a strategy as they see fit.  With options, even traders who share an opinion on a trade thesis can go about the execution in vastly different manners.  This flexibility allows savvy traders to fine tune their trading strategy as […]

Buy this 12% Dividend Stock on Sale Now

Buy this 12% Dividend Stock on Sale Now

High-yield stock Uniti Group Inc. (Nasdaq: UNIT) has declined by 25% over the last month. The drop was triggered by the dividend suspension announcement from Windstream Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: WIN). UNIT was spun off by WIN in 2015. The master lease with WIN provides about 70% of UNIT’s revenue. The UNIT stock chart looks ugly. […]

3 Stocks for Tailor-Made Cancer Cures

3 Stocks for Tailor-Made Cancer Cures

Imagine a world where a person’s cells are “re-engineered” to recognize and attack cancer, so that conventional therapies are not needed. Science fiction, right? Thankfully, no! It’s all part of the move toward personalized medicine. Welcome to the world of chimeric antigen receptor cell therapy or Car-T, which has given hope to thousands of blood […]

Cartoon Humor Concept Illustration of Dont Put All your Eggs in One Basket Saying or Proverb

Diversification, What Are You Trying to Accomplish?

“I’m no longer trying to get rich. I’m trying to keep from getting poor!” …uttered by millions… Friend Courtenay W. referenced recent articles where Chuck Butler and I emphasized diversification. He made a great suggestion, “You should explain what you mean – diversification means different things to different people.” I visited several mutual fund companies’ booths at The Money […]