What goes up…

Must come down… In my trading, I typically focus on the hot flying stocks and sectors that are outperforming the market and moving with exponential gains. Why? Because in the options market, identifying greater than expected moves is how we make our money. The problem with that, however, is recognizing that sometimes, what goes up, … Read more

[Watch Now]: Trade War Escalates to Include Mexico

The President’s inclusion of Mexico into the trade war, especially on a scaling up basis, will have a wide breath impact across the United States, including consumers and businesses. This, on top of the escalation in the trade war with China (which may end up including tariffs on retail items such as clothing and shoes) … Read more

Will we have to say bye to avocados?

& the other potential results of these continued tariff threats on the stock market. The news this week has taken quite the global turn, as President Trump adds tariffs to Mexico, threatens Japan, and adds more industry groups to the escalation in the trade war with China. I’ve maintained a cautiously bullish stance through the … Read more

How to maneuver volatility in the market

Like adapting to the weather… They always say, “Sell in May, and go away.” We hear phrases and sayings like this frequently. While we never know if they’ll come through, they’re good to keep in the back of your mind. Why? Because, to some extent, they can be a self-fulfilling prophecy. “Uh oh…it’s May! Sell … Read more

How to play the Trade War impact

The past two weeks, the movement in the stock market has largely been due to news announcements — President Trump’s tweets and escalating trade war rhetoric. Even though it’s now May 2019, and the stock market has essentially traded directly higher since December 26th, it wasn’t too long ago it seemed as though the sky … Read more

Don’t forget the reason why

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” – Earl Nightingale This past week has been the most volatile trading that we’ve seen in 2019. Today, to start the day off, we opened with an almost 500 point drop in the … Read more