Profit From The Next Big Financial Crisis

“A thought crossed his mind: How do you make poor people feel wealthy when wages are stagnant? You give them cheap loans.”  ― Michael Lewis: The Big Short  If you have seen the recent movie or read the book entitled “The Big Short” by Michael Lewis, you have a very real picture of the gravity of the last U.S. financial crisis in housing. Many of you don’t need the movie or book to understand the damage the housing crisis did to the economy and everyday people.  It just wasn’t the risk taking house flippers or folks who bit off more than they can chew who suffered from the crisis.  It ...
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A Simple System For Consistent Wins

The one word that describes the stock market right now is confused.  A plethora of conflicting economic reports and no consistency in company earnings has left even the most experienced investor uncertain as to likely future direction. The only certainty right now is that volatility is very likely to continue to increase as geopolitical and economic events show no signs of abating. These are the times that savvy, short term traders thrive.  During steady and sure markets, there simply is not enough volatility to created profits for the short term players. In order for longer-term swi...
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The 3 Highest Yielding S&P 500 Stocks

The search for yield has resulted in investors doing some downright crazy things. It is the current ultra-low rate economic environment that has forced many investors to believe that high risk is a must to earn high yields on their investment portfolio. This means that investors have been pushing the risk envelope by investing in high yielding REIT’s, questionable stocks, and other frankly risky instruments. While risk is a prerequisite for winning in the stock market and there is nothing wrong with holding a few high-risk investments, high-risk assets SHOULD NOT make up the major...
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Don’t Fear El Nino, Profit From It Instead!

One way consistently profitable stock market investor’s create wealth is by identifying and exploiting recurring patterns. These patterns can be price based such as used in technical analysis. They can also be built upon recurring fundamental or cyclical happenings in the economy. One cyclical pattern that many stock market investors don’t pay attention to is the weather.  The weather is one of the most reliable patterns on earth and it has a huge effect on certain sectors of the stock market. Those investors who understand these recurring weather patterns are set to earn substantial...
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5 Rules For Option Selling Success

Investors are scrambling to find income in today’s ultra-low yielding environment.  The low interest rates as well as fewer and fewer solid stocks paying consistently high dividends have forced the savviest investors into more esoteric ways to earn income from their portfolios. Add in the fact that it appears that the stock market has reached a short term high, at the very least, and it paints a difficult picture for traditional income seeking investors. One of the most popular ways to ramp up income from the market is selling options.  Also known as writing options, this is a proact...
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 Here Are 5 Best Stocks For The Election Year

Imagine having a crystal ball to be able to see what will happen in the future!  Talk about an incredible advantage as an investor.  Certainly anyone who used such a device would soon be wealthier than Warren Buffett! Unfortunately, crystal balls don’t exist so we, as stock market investors, can only look at the past for clues about what may happen in the future. With this said, 2016 is shaping up to be a very interesting year in the stock market.  First, it is a Presidential election year. Secondly, 2015 saw a variety of factors throw shares in both bullish and bearish directions.  ...
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Ride This Iconic Investor’s Coattails To Wealth

Imagine earning a 7.5% dividend on a stock that has returned an incredible 1485% cumulative gains over the last 15 years?  Think I am talking about some risky penny stock that no one has ever heard of?  Maybe a high-tech rocket ship with so much risk that the gains are hardly worth the “lose it all” risk factor?   The reality is that this stock has nothing to do with the above usual suspects for these monster outsized gains. This stock benefits from a common way hedge funds and other institutional investors make phenomenal gains year after year.  Regular investors normall...
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Warren Buffett’s Number 1 Stock Picking Secret

Warren Buffett has a secret.  Despite him repeating this wealth building secret over and over again during his speaking engagements and investor letters, most investors disregard or flat out ignore this true stealthy secret to his stock-picking savvy. Warren Buffett has a secret.  Despite him repeating this wealth building secret over and over again during his speaking engagements and investor letters, most investors disregard or flat out ignore this true stealthy secret to his stock picking savvy. I have studied Warren Buffett for many years.  I am convinced that this one stock pick...
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Here Are 6 Technical Trading Tricks You Need To Know

Active trading must appear very complicated to the uninitiated.  All the new terms, complex looking charts, and a barrage of data just seems overwhelming to the new active trader. It is true that trading can be complicated.  In fact, it can be extremely complicated if you want to make it that way. However, the truth is, successful trading can also be a very simple task.   There is no need to add the complicated things to find outsized success in the financial markets.  Many new traders make the mistake of taking in too much information at the start of their trading busines...
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An Explosive Tech Stock You Need To Know

Investing in societal macro trends is a time-proven tactic for building wealth in the stock market. This fact is proven over and over again as the years go by. From the industrial revolution to the internet boom, investors who recognized and wisely invested in such sea-changes have earned great wealth for themselves and sometimes for generations into the future. Just how does one go about investing in these macro trends? Well, it’s a very simple two-step process. The first step is to recognize the trend and the second is to locate companies that are positioned to continue to...
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