Call & Put Option Buys

After hitting an all-time high in 1989, Japan’s Nikkei stock index plummeted 80% over the 13 or so years that followed. Dubbed “The Lost Decade,” Japan witnessed not only a precipitous decline in stocks prices, but in property values, employment and interest rates as the nation entered a… Read More

The water crisis in Flint, Mich., started nearly two years ago but recently reached a boiling point with massive protests and national media coverage. Corrosion in underground lead service pipes and poor water quality have been blamed for an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that killed at least 10 people. The… Read More

Just 10 months ago, good news was bad news for the stock market.   It seemed every positive housing or jobs report, manufacturing data point or consumer confidence number was enough to send investors running for the exits. That’s because the strengthening economic picture increased the prospect of… Read More