Jared Levy

Analyst Articles

If you’re like the typical American, you’ve probably got a closet full of stuff you simply don’t wear anymore. And if you’re female, statistics show you may have a few more “unwearables” than men. According to ClosetMaid, the average woman has more than 100 items… Read More

Over the past few decades, we’ve seen many advances in how the stock market functions. Today, exchanges and brokerage houses exist almost entirely online, and everyone is competing for microseconds of speed.  We’ve also seen the idea of “investing” evolve into something much more advanced and complicated than it was… Read More

Rockwell-Collins (NYSE: COL) might not be as popular as Boeing (NYSE: BA) or Lockheed Martin (NYSE:... Read More

Rockwell-Collins (NYSE: COL) might not be as popular as Boeing (NYSE: BA) or Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), but the company’s roots can be traced back to WWII and the venerable P-51 Mustang. In... Read More

My favorite scene in Martin Scorsese’s hit movie “Casino” is when Nicky (Joe Pesci) expounds on Ace’s (Robert De Niro) uncanny knack for picking winners.  Ace’s secret to picking the winning team was finding out all the “inside stuff that nobody else knew,” like whether the quarterback was doing drugs,… Read More

Dramatic headlines, mostly related to our new president, have driven the market’s erratic... Read More

Dramatic headlines, mostly related to our new president, have driven the market’s erratic undulations since Election Day. From my perspective, many investors are reading the headlines and... Read More

In the fall of 2016, I warned readers of my premium advisory, Profit Amplifier, of continued weakness in China and the subsequent fallout in its fragile stock market. The Chinese market is ruled by twitchy individual investors. By late December, the iShares China Large-Cap ETF (NYSE: FXI) had fallen 12%… Read More

Short sellers get a bad rap. They are often villainized by the media for “ganging up”... Read More

Short sellers get a bad rap. They are often villainized by the media for “ganging up” on troubled companies or even causing market crashes. There is little evidence to support the latter,... Read More

Most investors have been trained to think that earning 6% or 8% a year on their trades is... Read More

Most investors have been trained to think that earning 6% or 8% a year on their trades is admirable. And the old saying is true: No one ever went broke taking a profit. But that doesn’t mean... Read More

When investors have tax gains across their holdings, many will use the “tax selling”... Read More

When investors have tax gains across their holdings, many will use the “tax selling” method in stocks as a way to offset gains in other areas. So, when markets have had a bad year,... Read More