Advanced Options Trading

As an avid motorcycle rider and Harley enthusiast, it almost feels like sacrilege to bet against Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG). But with a seasonal sales lull on the way, increasing competition and too-rich valuations, I’m expecting continued weakness from the iconic motorcycle manufacturer. The good news is I’ve got the perfect… Read More

Despite the recent rally, things are not looking good for stocks. From a technical perspective, the S&P 500 remains in bearish territory. It is also facing a myriad of headwinds from earnings to bearish options activity.  Top analysts are now calling for the index to move lower from… Read More

Energy bulls are rejoicing over the recent rally in oil prices, but crude is still more than 50% off its highs.  The rout has taken a major toll on most energy companies’ profits. Earnings for the sector are expected to decline more than 65% in the third quarter compared to… Read More

Confidence is an important trait for an investor to possess. Knowing the decisions you make are... Read More

Confidence is an important trait for an investor to possess. Knowing the decisions you make are based on sound reasoning and good judgment helps you sleep better at night.   But even when you... Read More

With the average yield on 10-year Treasuries near historic lows, large-cap, dividend-paying stocks can be a boon to lackluster performance in bonds and other income-oriented investments. These stocks also tend to be more stable, making them attractive during periods of high volatility or adverse market conditions. Yet, even… Read More