One Way To Trade Ultra-High Volatility

One Way To Trade Ultra-High Volatility

It’s not hyperbole to say that this is as crazy as the financial markets ever get. There may have been more shocking news items in 2008 (Lehman going bankrupt), but the huge daily swings we have seen in stocks and other asset classes are unprecedented. A market that has frequent, huge swings in prices is […]

Three Ways to Protect Yourself During the Chaos

Three Ways to Protect Yourself During the Chaos

Wall Street Lays an Even Bigger Egg Last week was one of the most dramatic weeks in Wall Street history. Twice the New York Stock Exchange had to halt trading because the S&P 500 reached its intra-day down limit. For the first time since the Great Depression, the Dow had back-to-back days where it moved […]

It’s Hard to Be a Contrarian Investor, Here Are Some Tips to Make it A Little Easier

It’s Hard to Be a Contrarian Investor, Here Are Some Tips to Make it A Little Easier

“The time to buy is when there’s blood in the streets.”-Baron Rothschild Many years ago, I heard this statement: “Life is hard; however, once you understand that, it gets a little easier.” Out of your life’s many pursuits, this statement applies especially to investing your money. Most investment decisions are emotion-driven. You have heard that […]

Motorola Solutions to Open Location in Florida Despite Ongoing Contract Dispute With that State

Motorola Solutions to Open Location in Florida Despite Ongoing Contract Dispute With that State

Motorola Solutions (MSI) is preparing for life post coronavirus, by opening a brand new customer Experience Center showcasing its latest technology.  The company announced the new center will open in Florida, coinciding with an expansion of business in the state, and the opening of a new office in Fort Lauderdale. Scott Adler, Motorola Solutions VP […]

Trade of the Week: Financial Sector Stocks

Trade of the Week: Financial Sector Stocks

With stocks in a bear market and potentially more selling ahead, the Fed has cut interest rates to 0% and started a new $700 billion quantitative easing program. This could cause a substantial amount of volatility in the market, but especially in rate sensitive sectors like financials. In fact, a trader just bought a large […]

Coronavirus Fears Drive Telemedicine Stocks

Coronavirus Fears Drive Telemedicine Stocks

Coronavirus cases continue to grow in the United States, as expected. Both the government and individuals are trying to address the virus in a number of ways. Self quarantining, washing your hands, working from home, canceling events where lots of people will be in a small space. Some of the actions to contain the virus […]

Humana Announces Free Telemedicine for 90 Days in Response to Coronavirus Spread

Humana Announces Free Telemedicine for 90 Days in Response to Coronavirus Spread

As part of its response to the coronavirus threat, Humana (HUM) announced Monday a number of measures designed to ensure its customers receive timely and affordable care.  Humana Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Shrank, sought to allay financial fears of those who may contract the disease, stating, “Effective immediately, we are waiving the out-of-pocket costs […]