Month: February 2021

The Most Important Number in Investing

The Most Important Number in Investing

I finally figured it out… I was great at buying the right stocks but was a terrible investor. Just think to yourself: How many times have you bought a stock, then sold it … just to find out that it rose much further? This happens for a few reasons. And chances are, if you’re anything…

Don’t Trade Blind, Know the Expected Move For Your Options Trade

Don’t Trade Blind, Know the Expected Move For Your Options Trade

I got a text from my little brother the other day. Now, he isn’t a stock market guy like me. He doesn’t follow stocks. He doesn’t follow options. He didn’t even have a brokerage account until a couple weeks ago. After seeing a few stocks explode higher, my brother — with no trading experience —…

Special Guest Keith Kaplan’s Investing Insights

Special Guest Keith Kaplan’s Investing Insights

On Friday, TradeSmith CEO Keith Kaplan shared the incredible story of how his unique trading system predicted the 2020 market crash. If you haven’t had a chance to read his article yet, I highly suggest you do so right now. And I have great news: Over the next several days, Keith will continue to share…

Poll: Where to Find Income in a Zero Interest World

Poll: Where to Find Income in a Zero Interest World

It’s tough out there for income investors… The S&P 500 Index now yields a dismal 1.5%, and yields on 10-Year Treasurys offer a paltry 1.15%. But income investments have a place in every balanced portfolio. And if you’re at or near retirement age, they’re absolutely crucial. Where do you find steady, long-term income? Tell us…

Here’s Exactly When to Buy and Sell Stocks

Here’s Exactly When to Buy and Sell Stocks

Toward the end of February 2020, I was gearing up for a week of multiple trips and a long time away from home. But I got this big, bearish alert from our system around 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 27. It basically said: “Run for the hills and sell your stocks.” So I did. I…

This Stock Could Be China’s Ticket Into the EV Market

This Stock Could Be China’s Ticket Into the EV Market

Last week, we talked about the three things you have to get right when trading options. The direction of the stock to trade, how high/low it’s expected to move and how quickly it will play out. But even after you have all of those answers, there are still variables that will impact your return. I’m…

Don’t Stay in this Stock Market Casino Too Long

Don’t Stay in this Stock Market Casino Too Long

Lately the stock market has felt like a casino. You’ve seen that with the chaotic rise and collapse in stocks such as GameStop (NYSE: GME) and AMC Entertainment (NYSE: AMC). It’s a jackpot one moment, then a bust the next. Greed and the “get rich quick” mentality are driving investors to madness, which makes it…

The “Smart Money” Is Buying Bitcoin — Why It’s Not as Risky

The “Smart Money” Is Buying Bitcoin — Why It’s Not as Risky

The outlook for the U.S. dollar keeps getting weaker. But investors who are prepared are set to make a fortune. When it became clear that the U.S. central bank would print mass amounts of money, investors initially flocked to safe-haven assets such as gold and silver. These assets have historically been investments to buy to…

What GME Trading Means for You

What GME Trading Means for You

Look out Wall Street elite, Main Street millennial investors are taking over the market! These young investors backed GameStop Corp. (GME), as well as other nostalgic companies like AMC Theaters and BlackBerry. I do NOT think this was a one-time thing. And that means a clear path for our America 2.0 stocks! Millennials clearly have…

3 Bear Market Strategies and Their Downfalls, How to Prevent Loss

3 Bear Market Strategies and Their Downfalls, How to Prevent Loss

With the S&P 500 Index near a new all-time high — and the near-continuous beat of bad news — it’s reasonable to believe that a significant pullback is coming. These facts make many investors nervous. Some may want to act. A common question is: “What can I do to avoid losses in a bear market?”…