Stock Market News and Analysis

Bond Yields Crank Higher and Markets Sell Off

Posted on October 25th, 2023

10-year bonds yields went up to their highest level not seen since 2007.  This was also true for the 5-year. Equity and Bond traders pore over the economic data as it is that data the Fed uses in determining where they set interest rates. When you hear from the financial news networks stocks are lower […]

A Trend Trading Strategy for Traders

Posted on October 20th, 2023

I am going to cover how one can learn how to scan for a trending move, whether it be a bullish or bearish trend.  This article will discuss using only the stock with this analysis.   Trading options, for those of you who trade options, will be discussed in a future educational piece.  For now, […]

Economic Reports This Week Could Make or Break Short-Term Market Momentum

Posted on October 18th, 2023

The economic reports due out this week, starting with the PPI that was released today, is what investors and stock/ option traders are going to use to gauge the pulse of the Federal Reserve and what there stance on monetary policy is going to be. The PPI came out today at 0.5% for September.  This […]

Trade Management Consideration for Options Traders

Posted on October 13th, 2023

When it come to options trading many option traders haven’t given consideration to how much they are willing to risk and or lose on their trades and this educational piece is here to provide a couple of considerations to help one preserve their capital in the world of options trading. Earnings Today we got our […]

The Jobs Report was Released Today and the Markets Traded Higher… What?!

Posted on October 6th, 2023

As the markets continued its September swoon into the first few trading days of October, which based on seasonal patterns shows the month tends to be more bullish than bearish, one had to start asking themselves, what if the season expected for October doesn’t happen? A concern for the markets going in to today is […]

Seasonal View on the Markets Show October is Good for Bulls

Posted on October 4th, 2023

September lived up to its expectations of being a bearish month in the financial markets. Should seasonality remain consistent to at least its past 10-years history, investors and options traders should find October a successful month, at least for market bulls. Every day for the month of October shows a majority of bullish patterns. Market […]

October Could be a Snap Back Month in the Financial Markets

Posted on September 29th, 2023

Bullish options traders had a challenging past couple of months.  September played out as it typically does and as the seasonal patterns in my tools showed they were likely to do and that was trade down. This article will wrap up my final thoughts on this and look forward to what may be a contrarian, […]

Fed Day, Once Again Options Traders

Posted on September 27th, 2023

From Chairman Powell’s mouth to the market’s ear… The Fed decided to… Drum roll…………………. Nothing. They left the interest rate where it is/was and decided not to raise this month. They indicated there is likely one more hike to come by years end. Last it was stated net year there will be cuts, but not […]

Getting Paid to Buy Gold! My Latest Options Education Video

Posted on September 22nd, 2023

Getting paid to buy something seems like a Tom Sawyer trick, but it is doable, and this article will educate you how. I am going to show you how to get paid to potentially acquire GLD at below current market prices. This involves using put options.  If one is primarily an investor or an options […]

Option Traders Should be Aware of both CPI and PPI

Posted on September 20th, 2023

There are a vast number of economic reports that come out on a regularly scheduled basis. These numbers and whether they come out as expected. Mis or beat expectations can affect the financial markets and send it higher or lower on the day and subsequent following number of days. Today and tomorrow the markets are […]