December’s Seasonality Pattern

November 30th, 2022 Markets Are Primed For A Move Heading into the previous holiday week, the markets climbed higher, but this week it seems like the professional traders are still at home, stuffed from turkey dinners. But this period of low volatility may be short-lived. The question is where are we going from here? First, […]

Markets Are Primed For A Move

November 30th, 2022 Markets Are Primed For A Move Heading into the previous holiday week, the markets climbed higher, but this week it seems like the professional traders are still at home, stuffed from turkey dinners. But this period of low volatility may be short-lived. The question is where are we going from here? First, […]

Beware Of The Inflation Mirage

November 29th, 2022 Beware Of The Inflation Mirage After a decent start to the holiday shopping season, investors had to deal with bearish news coming out of China as widespread protests broke out against the nation’s zero-covid policies. As China clamps down on protesters, the markets back in the U.S. fear what that will do […]

Bright Spots And Dark Corners Of The 2022 Holiday Shopping Season

November 23rd, 2022 The Market Holiday Calendar Trade – Part Two I mentioned yesterday that Thanksgiving week is historically bullish for stocks, but various Fed representatives seemed determined to squash any idea of a rally. Most recently there was a comment that labor demand is still outpacing labor supply. In other bearish news, every time […]

The Market Holiday Calendar Trade – Part Two

November 23rd, 2022 The Market Holiday Calendar Trade – Part Two I mentioned yesterday that Thanksgiving week is historically bullish for stocks, but various Fed representatives seemed determined to squash any idea of a rally. Most recently there was a comment that labor demand is still outpacing labor supply. In other bearish news, every time […]

Need Help Repairing Losing Trades?

October 26th, 2022 Need Help Repairing Losing Trades? This year has been like no other.  Ok, fine.  There have been others like this, but it’s been a while since we’ve had trading like this.    The 10-year T-note yield dropped yesterday to 4.108%, which helped spark a rally in tech stocks.     Meanwhile, home prices […]

Triple Play Income Trade Alert: OKE, PM

Triple Play Income Trade Alert: OKE, PM Dear Triple Play Income Member, Here are two more positions we can manage today.   ONEOK, Inc. (OKE): 62.30 Natural gas prices keep spiking higher and that has helped ONEOK stock price. The company reports earnings on 2/28 and we just collected a nice dividend of 93.50/share on Monday. We […]

Triple Play Income Trade Alert: BGS, CAH

Triple Play Income Trade Alert: IBM, RIO, VALE Dear Triple Play Income Member, We have 3 trade positions to review and act on two of them today or tomorrow.   IBM (IBM):  133.865 Last week, our IBM 4 Feb 129 call was deep in the money heading into IBM’s ex-dividend date … today (2/10). We […]

Triple Play Income Trade Alert: IBM, RIO, VALE

Triple Play Income Trade Alert: IBM, RIO, VALE Dear Triple Play Income Member, We have 3 trade positions to review and act on two of them today or tomorrow.   IBM (IBM):  133.865 Last week, our IBM 4 Feb 129 call was deep in the money heading into IBM’s ex-dividend date … today (2/10). We […]

Triple Play Income Trade Alert: CAH, IBM

Triple Play Income Trade Alert: CAH, IBM Dear Triple Play Income Member, We have two more Friday expirations we can roll today. Cardinal Health (CAH): 51.32 Cardinal Health beat on its earnings report this morning by 0.04 while revenues rose 9.4% year over year to $45.46 billion. The company did lower guidance for 2022 on earnings […]