How to Earn 200% Trading Volatility

How to Earn 200% Trading Volatility

For options traders, the recent massive spike in volatility has mostly been a welcome change. It’s much easier to trade options for profit when volatility is high – assuming it comes back down at some point. This past week has been a near ideal environment for options traders, especially those who like to sell options. […]

Dump These Energy Stocks Before the Next Correction

Dump These Energy Stocks Before the Next Correction

After topping 10 million barrels per day for the first time since 1970 in November, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said that U.S. crude oil production hit 10.2 million barrels per day in January. That surpassed the previous record (10.04 million barrels) for any month that was set in 1970 during the final days […]

How To Make Money On The Huge Spike In Volatility

How To Make Money On The Huge Spike In Volatility

What a difference a week makes. That’s both the beauty and danger of the financial markets. They largely generate wealth over time, but will occasionally remind you that they can take it all away at any time. At the time of this writing, the S&P 500 had dropped 10% from its highs, which puts the […]

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Are Annuities Worth the Risk?

A decade ago I believed annuities were for rich people, the average person probably doesn’t need them. Investing through an insurance company is generally expensive. What do retirees need from their retirement plan? Whether you have a pension, 401k, IRA or a combination, most people say they want “guaranteed income” for the rest of their […]

Dump These Healthcare Stocks Getting Amazoned

Dump These Healthcare Stocks Getting Amazoned

Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) has often been referred to as the ‘Death Star’. In Star Wars, this was the ultimate weapon, capable of destroying an entire planet. Not a bad analogy, considering Amazon’s ability to totally disrupt the existing order of entire industries. Next on the list of industries to be disrupted looks to be healthcare, […]