Don’t Miss The Largest Uptrend Of 2016

Investors can easily become stuck in a rut.  A rut means doing the same thing over and over again despite the results.  Stock investors, for example, often just trade the sector or niche that they always have.  It doesn’t matter if there is another market sector that has set up to create outsized profits or not, they just keep on doing the same thing over and over again. No place is this “investing rut” more evident than stock investors who refuse to look outsized of their home country for profitable stock investments.  There is a tremendous number of investors stuck in the domestic sto...
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Here Are 4 Candlesticks You Need To Know

Let me let you in on a secret.  There is a key to long-term investing success.  It is nothing complicated and is actually quite simple.  In fact, it is so simple that many investors disregard or ignore it entirely The  key  is to be able to consistently determine the trend of the stock and when that trend may change.  In other words, knowing what direction the stock is moving in and when that direction will likely change is all you need to know to be a successful investor! I know this simple secret sounds very easy and some of you may be scoffing at my proclamation. The truth is t...
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The Time Is Right For Oil Stocks

It was shocking for many people to see gasoline prices plunge below $2.00 per gallon.  Gasoline, a prime derivative of oil, had been riding a one-way ticket higher in price on the back of ever climbing oil prices. Fears that the earth would soon run out of oil were widespread under the “peak oil” theory causing tremendous fear that prices would never decline.  Add in the never-ending middle east tension and a very bleak picture emerged that oil would ever decline in price. Well, things changed and they changed fast! To the dismay and surprise of “peak oil” theorists, oil prices pl...
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3 Bollinger Band Tricks You Need To Know

There are literally 100’s of different technical analysis indicators available to financial market traders.  Most every indicator has its adherents and detractors in the market.  The reason for this is that every indicator works some of the time.  Based on the way indicators are devised, they are fitted to a certain market condition.  This is why they sometimes work and sometimes do not work as expected.   As you probably have figured out by now, indicators that only work in certain market conditions are not feasible in the real world of investing.  This means that most every in...
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Stocks To Buy For A Ted Cruz Presidency

We are in the final months of the hotly contested Presidential race.  This historic election is different than any other that has come before it.  Social media and the connected generation has driven the hyperbole to feverish levels.   Throw in the wild card of showman extraordinaire and potential Republican nominee Donald Trump and it signals the most exciting and societal altering U.S. election of our lifetime. Investors need to be prepared for whatever happens in the election.  According to the rhetoric of all the candidates, significant changes no matter who wins the election are on the...
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A Sneak Peak Inside Ray Dalio’s Portfolio

Following the lead of top investors is a time proven way to earn wealth in the financial markets.   The path to wealth in the markets is already well marked by the proven footsteps of great investors. One of the most iconic leading names in today’s financial market is a hedge fund manager named Ray Dalio.  The average investor may not have even heard of Mr. Dalio but he is a well-known figure in the hedge fund world. He has earned a place as one of the top 100 wealthiest investors on earth by managing the $140 billion Bridgewater Associates hedge fund. Bridgewater is the largest hedg...
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3 Must Own Stocks For A Hillary Clinton Presidency

It looks like the U.S. Presidential race will soon be narrowed to just two candidates.  All the blustery rhetoric, posturing, and challenges are finally coming to an end.  Provided no surprises, right now, it appears that the final election will consist of Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump. I never remember this much passion and energy in a Presidential election.  The electorate are truly on fire and it’s a great thing to see! We already wrote about what to expect should Donald Trump become our next President. This article will explore what to expect should Hillary Clinton win the e...
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Options Trading For Income

Investors are anxiously seeking novel ways to ramp up their portfolio option trading for income in today’s ultra low rate environment. The most popular way to ramp up your income by using options is writing covered calls. Covered call writing means selling calls protected by stock held in your portfolio.  This is why the sold calls are referred to as covered since you already own the shares. How Does It Work? Remember how options work.  Purchasing one call option gives the buyer the right to buy one hundred shares of stock at a certain price called the strike price during a certain...
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Technical Analysis of Stocks – 5 Most Predictive Pattern

There is a tremendous amount of confusion among investors when it comes to technical analysis. Many investors are convinced that technical analysis of stocks simply does not work since they can’t seem to make a profit using it. Other investors swear by technical analysis’s ability to accurately call market moves in advance. What is the truth about technical analysis? The truth about technical analysis is somewhere in between the two extremes above.   Technical analysis does not predict the future with 100% accuracy.  This is the error many investors encounter when dealing with tech...
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Here Are 3 Biotechs You Need To Know

There are very few stock market sectors that provide the consistent volatility and profit potential of the biotech industry.  In fact, outside of derivatives, it can be safely said that biotech stocks are the number one fastest way to earn quick profits in the entire equity market.   The above graph from Forbes Magazine illustrates the extreme potential of the sector.  The chart shows the distribution of returns for every biotech IPO since 2013.  As you can see, a substantial percentage gained greater than 100% over the last two years.  However, at the same time, a disturbing nu...
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