Yes, you read that right. The VVIX indicator, not the VIX index. But before I explain… Often the trades that seem too risky are the ones that turn out to be the most profitable. It’s when things are at their worst. When you wonder whether another crash is inevitable and when the financial media is […]
It can be nerve-racking to invest during volatile periods. But there’s a unique way to invest that doesn’t require you to pick the bottom of a stock.
Having a trusted adviser can make all the difference. In the world of investing, many of us seek that person. Especially with today’s market.
Corporate insiders are intimately familiar with their business … more than you and I will ever be. This is why it makes sense to monitor what they do.
Robinhood offers free trades. That’s a good deal, if it’s true. But since we know there can’t be a free lunch, it’s obvious Robinhood makes money somewhere.
While buying the dips can be scary, especially when they catch you off guard, it’s been a great strategy in recent years.
Insiders include company executives, board members or large shareholders. No one knows more about the operations of a company than these people.
This pizza chain has bested Wall Street’s expectations in every quarter for the past year. And that growth is not just coming from stateside pizza orders.
When people think of new gaming trends, it’s typically virtual or augmented reality. But there’s an entirely different facet of gaming that’s beginning to break out.
This win-win stock market strategy may seem obscure to some of you, but it’s well-known amongst hedge funds, wealthy investors and Wall Street.
This chart shows that a fear of missing out is set to kick in. And the buying unleashed by that fear will push prices to new all-time highs.
This trend is a stark contrast to what we’ve seen recently. If the new trend holds up, it tells us to expect a major rally in the stock market.
The S&P 500 is weighted based on market cap. That means if you want to outperform the index, you should look for opportunities in the smaller companies.
This rare and ominous signal has been an early warning sign for every recession in the past 60 years. But this time is different.
Right now, the fastest train in commercial use has a top speed of 270 mph. But there’s one huge project in the U.S. that could put that speed to shame.
If you’re investing for the long haul, this hated stock is an excellent opportunity now, and one that should be in every long-term investor’s portfolio.
If you understand your knee-jerk investor biases, you’re primed to protect your wealth from yourself — and stay ahead of the curve.
One indicator’s last sell signal came at the end of January. That was the exact day the S&P 500 Index peaked. Now, we are getting the first buy signal since that decline.
Like many other software giants of the ‘80s and ‘90s, Microsoft has taken to the cloud … and it is once again finding market dominance.
With economic and political temperatures rising fast, I thought it would be a good time to review the commonsense alternatives for keeping your wealth safe.
This impressive new company offers a sentiment reading that is based on an algorithm that categorizes each earnings report.
Market analysts often ask each other what their “desert island” indicator is. Warren Buffett, the world’s greatest long-term investor, named this as his favorite indicator.
Headlines warn that the inverted yield curve signals a bear market. But there’s a problem with that news: The yield curve is normal, not inverted.
Which would you rather do: Take a big investment and have it become small, or take a small investment and have it become big?
The market action in the past two weeks has left many traders curled up in the fetal position under their desks. Some covered in their own puke.
Hedge funds are the smart money. Many of them, especially the largest, are very successful. That means it’s important to watch what they buy and sell.
Most of us have to buy gas, so there’s nothing we can do about the higher gas prices. But there is a way to offset them.
Under normal circumstances, this looks like something that would lead to another financial crisis. However, there’s actually a good reason behind it.
Every investor is worried about buying stocks that may be “catching a falling knife.” Today, I have one sector that is worth catching. Let me explain…
Breadth usually turns down before a bear market. But there’s no sign of weakness in breadth for now. That means stock market averages should reach new highs soon.
Video game streaming has blown up over the past five years, with Twitch culminating in 355 billion minutes viewed in total in 2017.
A chart of the S&P 500 Index shows two very important price levels. Hedge fund traders buy or sell contracts when prices touch the ratios.
The level and type of debt in the economy drives major economic cycles. We ignore it at our peril … especially if you’re near or in retirement.
In financial markets, smart money is the large investors. They tend to get out of the market before steep sell-offs, like they did in early February.
We often see certain trends in cash flow. These trends show up as patterns in the stock market. That’s why now is the time to buy stocks in Japan.
Some trading myths have no real basis. Learning the truth about the legendary January Effect Myth will put you ahead of the curve in 2018.
There is a remarkably low amount of volatility in the markets. And I hope you are taking advantage of that by riding the market rally with this options.
Computers manage trillions of dollars in global stock markets. But the Alpha Stock Alert algorithm incorporates three things that the big boys don’t.
Too many investors are simply chasing gains during earnings season instead of implementing sound, proven strategies to steadily build up their portfolio.
Analysts believe magazine covers are wrong most of the time. That makes the recent cover of The Economist a buy signal for everything.
On Tuesday, Dow Jones Newswires sent out a ridiculous fake alert about Apple. Let’s take a look at Apple’s price action the minute after the announcement.
The American dream isn’t the easiest to achieve these days. But everyone deserves to feel like they have a clear strategy for attaining it.
High earnings growth means the stock market should be surging, right? Instead, we have a fearful market that isn’t sure how to process what’s going on.
When someone like you signs up for one of our trading services, you are eager to get trades and make money. However, patience is key.
Financial markets are a real-time measure of how people react to history. When war threatens, selling often escalates. That’s when smart traders buy.
I want you to understand the strategy behind Earnings Drift Alert so that you can see the potential it has if you utilize it in your portfolio.
It’s that time of year again. No, not summertime. Time for earnings. And I’ve discovered a way to profit from earnings season that’s extremely lucrative.
It’s impossible to predict exactly when a bear market will start, but there are still strategies you can implement to respect the power of a bear market.
Traders and economists often say the most expensive words in the English language are “this time is different.” But maybe this time is different.
Beating the market is hard work. When looking at market indicators, it’s important to remember that “to know what everyone knows is to know nothing.”
We haven’t seen a techno-crash of this magnitude since 2010 … but that doesn’t mean artificial price movements don’t happen anymore.
Not every company I recommend buys back shares, but the majority do. And this simple screen has helped lead to Pure Income’s better-than-90% win rate.
A few months ago, I warned about the dangers of passive investing. It looks like others are starting to voice similar concerns…
Nobel Prize-winning economist Eugene Fama and other researchers have found that momentum strategies have worked for over 200 years.
Three types of strategies performed exceptionally well lately. Today we are going to stretch that out a bit and see what’s been working since the mid-‘80s.
With all the changes in the market in the past few months, the coming shift is inevitable … and you don’t want to be on the wrong side of it.
Wall Street firms are chasing their dreams with computing power. And what they’re dreaming of is obvious: making lots of money.
Gambling on whether a company’s stock will soar or fall on one single day works sometimes, but recently, I figured out the best way to play earnings season.
The bottom line is, are we making money? Not how well-thought-out or well-researched a trading strategy is, but is it making money?
Short-term trading — holding stocks for weeks or, at most, a couple months — has the potential to increase wealth quickly.
If you’ve ever felt bad about a poor decision, just think of famous investor Bill Ackman’s recent decision to throw in the towel on Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
I realize taking losses isn’t something we, as people, do well naturally. It’s a learned habit … and it’s vital that we learn to not be discouraged by them…
With the spate of new all-time highs, passive investors are being well-rewarded. But it’s risky when too many people rush to one investment strategy.
The CBOE Volatility Index is a simple measure of S&P 500 option buying. When it’s high, it signals that investors are hedging their portfolios for a crash.
For every trade you make and every dollar you invest, you should know what your risk is and what your target reward is.
Commercials are the large Wall Street firms that know the market the best. And in the Treasury market, commercials have been rushing to buy bonds.
Good analysis means simply having an edge over everybody else because you worked harder and found ideas where no one else was looking.
Right now, companies are struggling to convince me they are good buys because of one simple measure of their sentiment — the insider transactions ratio.
When a rubber band is stretched too far, it tends to snap back. The same is true of stocks in the long run … with the long run measured in years.
The 25% rally the stock market experienced since the lows a year ago has caused many bearish investors to jump ship.
Supposedly, if interest rates are high, bonds are attractive and stocks suffer. But like so much conventional wisdom, this doesn’t hold up under scrutiny.
Investors have been working on a way to use Twitter effectively. It turns out, when President Donald Trump tweets about companies, it has a lasting effect.
The bears are going to miss out by focusing their attention on what the past can tell us. Let me show you the best way to look forward.
Las Vegas just saved a ton of money and 300 million gallons of water by installing IoT monitoring devices in its water mains. And that’s just one system out of 150,000 in the U.S.
We’re on the cusp of the greatest tech revolution in modern history. We can either fear this change … or embrace it, and ultimately profit on it.
Foul-smelling taxis and bad Uber drivers may soon be a thing of the past. Self-driving cars have gone from a wacko sci-fi-like idea to something we’re seeing on the streets now.
It hasn’t happened yet, but this market bubble will end up the same as the last. History repeats itself. Understanding this simple truth can lead you to an epiphany on the stock market.
New technology and the rise of the millennial generation has created a boom within the sharing economy, creating new powerhouse companies and profits.
There is a corruption festering on Wall Street, and you won’t hear about it from the mainstream talking heads. It’s truly a den of thieves … so it’s crucial to learn to navigate safely.
An old industrial giant, General Electric is about the last company you would expect to have disruptive potential. But GE’s leadership in the Internet of Things market is set to change all that.
A new tech revolution has begun, with Cisco predicting more than 50 billion connected devices. Sorting out the winners could be difficult, so choose your guide carefully … and don’t get left behind.
Everyone wants big gains. But unless you want to dedicate your life to analyzing the stock market, diversity is your best bet. And there’s one investment that will start you off right.
The Fed is dithering on interest rates, and the days of solid returns on Treasurys, municipal bonds and CDs aren’t likely to return anytime soon, if ever. But that doesn’t mean you’re out of luck…