5 Best Ways to Trade Stock in Today’s Stock Market

Talk about a volatile stock market!  The current high levels of volatility have forced many investors to look outside the box for consistent profits. One of the best ways to trade stock are using the volatility to their advantage is via a variety of option strategies. Here are 5 easy to understand and execute option strategies for today’s highly volatile stock market.   Straddles-Profit No Matter What Way The Stock Moves Straddles are one of my favorite option strategies. It is a trade that will profit if a large move occurs regardless of direction. A straddle is buying bo...
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7 Investing Rules From Stock Market Wizards

One of the coolest things about financial markets is that all the wisdom and knowledge that you need to succeed is available freely. Whether this knowledge is gained from books, the internet, or one on one mentorship with proven successful investors, it really doesn’t matter.  Everyone has their own learning style and some learn best face to face, others learn best from reading brief articles, and still others love to dig deep into investment books written by the masters. I find that the best way to learn how to be a successful investor is to study directly what the wizards of the game h...
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4 Spinoffs Set To Soar In 2016

Spinoff investing is a proven way to create profits in the stock market.  We have identified 4 spinoffs that are poised to create profits in 2016.  But first, let’s take a closer look at spinoffs and why they can be very lucrative to stock market investors. What is Spinoff? Spinoffs have a history of outperforming the stock market.  A spinoff is what happens when a company decides to turn a portion of itself or a division into its own separately traded entity. The reason spinoffs generally outperform the overall stock market is principally the fact that they hit the ground running.  I...
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Fundamental Analysis Made Easy

We often talk about the critical importance of combining both technical and fundamental analysis into a cohesive whole when making investing decisions. Both of these seemingly contradictory analysis techniques have dramatic flaws.  The secret to success in the stock market is the combination of these two analysis methods. Charting and price analysis was once relegated to the investment underground with only the hardest core analysts charting price by hand.  The majority of investors used fundamental analysis to make decisions. Things have changed radically over the last several de...
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3 Stocks Raising Dividends and Expectations

These are the times that fortunes are made in the stock market.  While confusion and fear reign supreme, professional investors are quietly snapping up bargains of the decade.  These bargain priced, yet high quality companies are what will build wealth for the next generation. Buy low and sell high is the mantra of the professional investor.  The current market conditions have created many opportunities to buy quality companies very cheap relatively. The question is how do you know what companies will bounce back from the low levels and which ones will just languish for years at the ...
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A beginners guide to pairs trading

What an incredible launch of the new year!  Market have plunged, rallied and then plunged again. Stock prices are being tossed back and forth due to forces truly outside of our control. Forces like oil prices, Chinese economic woes, and the ever changing landscape of U.S. corporate earnings are leading the market in 2016. When the cyclically bullish pressure of the U.S. presidential election year is applied to the above chaos, it paints an extremely interesting year! The recent sharp market moves have forced investors to look for alternative techniques to help smooth their port...
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5 Tech Stocks That Are Suddenly Cheap

  The recent market plunge has created powerful opportunities in the tech sector.  Professional investors have waited for several years to purchase shares at such a sharp discount. The key is to make certain that the company is in the deep value zone per the fundamental metrics rather than looking purely at price. We have identified the following 5 high-tech companies as being ideal buys right now. 1, Apple (Nasdaq:AAPL) The recent sell-off has even hurt the giants of the tech world.  Apple, the world’s most valuable company, with a market cap of over $520 billion and $216 ...
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3 Stocks To Short Now

The current market conditions have set some stocks up to be the perfect short sell candidates.  When overall market weakness is combined with already suffering stocks, it’s the ideal time to short. We have identified 3 struggling stocks that have set up to be textbook perfect shorts within the present market weakness. First, let’s take a look at how to profit from the overall market weakness. Buying weakness and selling strength is the mantra of professional traders.  In fact, we have written about this fact many times over the years. Following this mantra has created tremendou...
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What You Need To Know About Bear Markets

Talk about a rough start to the 2016 stock market investing year! Investors are afraid that a bear market is upon us.   Truth is that there is no reason to be afraid, even if a bear market appears. This article will explain exactly what a bear market is and what you need to know not only to survive but to profit from it. First, let’s take a look at what has happened so far this year for perspective. The stock market ended the first 2 and a half trading weeks of 2016 with a steep sell-off. All three major stock indexes - the Dow, the Nasdaq composite and the Standard &...
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Profit From China’s Dirty Secret

“Become a Chinese farmer, that’s what you should do”, this quote from the ultimate China stock and commodity bull, hedge fund guru, Jim Rogers was much more than just an off the cuff remark. Jim believes in the future of China so much that he uprooted his family to move there several years ago.  He even hired a Chinese nanny to teach his kids Mandarin his belief in the future of China is so strong! Well, as time goes by, many investors are doubting Roger’s wisdom for holding such strong beliefs about the future of China. Over the last year or so, China has been in the headlines du...
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