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Avoid It Like the Plague

Avoid It Like the Plague

Yesterday, bitcoin’s volatility hit its lowest level in four months. Clearly, traders are taking a “wait and see” approach with this once-hot, highly volatile asset. And they’re right. Bitcoin is way too high right now — despite staying around $10,000 for so long. In fact, over time it should go down … way down. I’m…

Should You Lease or Buy Your Next Car?

Should You Lease or Buy Your Next Car?

I love cars. When I was kid I had a subscription to Motor Trend and Car and Driver magazines. Each month I looked forward to reading the new issues and enjoying the famous head-to-head car reviews. To this day I enjoy visiting national and local car shows and keeping up on the latest car designs…

What to Look for In a Travel Rewards Program: How to Save Big

What to Look for In a Travel Rewards Program: How to Save Big

It’s that time of year again. U.S. residents can look forward to the American Automobile Association’s (AAA) annual Thanksgiving travel forecast. Last year, AAA predicted 51 million Americans would travel 50 miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday. The 2018 forecast is not yet available, but the prediction will be similar. If you’re…

Get the Biggest Gains Using This Bold Profits Strategy

Get the Biggest Gains Using This Bold Profits Strategy

Update: Marijuana stocks have taken a beating. But let me reassure you: This is temporary. When the panic settles, pot stocks will rebound. I still believe pot stocks are one of the best investments for 2020. A key reason: The growing cannabis industry is disrupting adult beverages — creating a new vice economy. It’s already…

The Retail Apocalypse: 1 Giant Eyes a Breakout

The Retail Apocalypse: 1 Giant Eyes a Breakout

Last week, the stock market experienced a brutal 10% sell-off, the fastest drop in over a decade. But I’m not panicking. In this market environment, it’s tough to ignore the noise of something like the coronavirus. But, as investors and traders, we have to find a way to cut through the noise. We have to…

Negative Yields Are for Fools

Negative Yields Are for Fools

Article Highlights: German government 10-year bonds are currently yielding -0.51%. Currently, $13.7 trillion of global bonds are trading with yields below zero. Capital-appreciation buyers follow the “greater fool theory” of investing. Can you imagine a friend borrowing money from you and then telling you that the longer it takes him to pay you back, the…

Jim “Mad Money” Cramer Won’t Know What Hit Him

Jim “Mad Money” Cramer Won’t Know What Hit Him

Jim Cramer, star of Mad Money on CNBC, threw down the gauntlet on oil stocks: “I am not about making friends, I am about making money. And I don’t think I can help you make money in the oil and gas stocks anymore.” He said he’d rather buy Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) than Exxon Mobil…

COW ETF Is Up 13% in 6 Months as China Imports 81% More Lean Hogs

COW ETF Is Up 13% in 6 Months as China Imports 81% More Lean Hogs

If you made this trade, you made good money. But there are larger gains coming… Back in September 2018, we talked about how Hurricane Florence set up a big trade in hogs. If you took our advice, congratulations! As you may know, Hurricane Florence caused widespread flooding and destruction in North Carolina. Eastern North Carolina…

Bitcoin Is Back — Amazon-Like Gains Are Ahead for Crytpo Investors

Bitcoin Is Back — Amazon-Like Gains Are Ahead for Crytpo Investors

Take a look at the blip on the left-hand side of this chart, circled in red… That’s what happened to Amazon during the dot-com bubble. The stock fell 94% from the record high it made in December 1999. However, if you wandered into the dot-com rubble, your annual returns on Amazon are truly historic. From…

Why Netflix Options Are a Better Buy Than NFLX Stock

Why Netflix Options Are a Better Buy Than NFLX Stock

Editor’s Note (12/26/19): When we published this article in October 2019, I wrote that Chad Shoop had just recommended a play on Netflix Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) to his Quick Hit Profits readers. They closed the first half of that position on December 19 for a 50% gain! Chad instructed his readers to lock in those…