The Tax Plan: Did They Just Sell the News?
Jeff Greenblatt Image Jeff Greenblatt

The rebound in recent days through Wednesday proved we are dealing with a freight train, asserts Jeff Greenblatt. …

Tickers: MCD | CAT | MMM | DIA
Trader Bill Learns to Win with Testing, Trial, and Error
Jake Bernstein Image Jake Bernstein

In this final of three weekly articles, Jake Bernstein outlines trading discipline in a parable about Trader B…

Gilburt: The Consolidation Takes More Time
Avi Gilburt, Esq Image Avi Gilburt, Esq

We are going to see much higher levels for GDX in 2017, even if we see a deeper pullback into May, asserts Avi Gilburt,&…

Tickers: GDX | GLD
Seasonal Trades on a Spring Rally
Jeffrey Hirsch Image Jeffrey Hirsch

The best six months for owning stocks can begin in October or early November and usually lasts until April or early May…

Tickers: SPY | SSO
Copart: Driving Profits at Auto Auctions
Neil Macneale III Image Neil Macneale III

Each month, we add one stock to our model portfolio, chosen from among those stocks that have announced upcoming 2-for-…

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A Trio of Smart Beta ETF Strategies
Nicholas Vardy Image Nicholas Vardy

The advent of smart beta strategies has unleashed an explosion of financial innovation as analysts translate different…

Tickers: RSP | NOBL | SDOG
Sell in May and Go Away Means 5 Percent Correction
Al Brooks, MD Image Al Brooks, MD

The current level is good for buying puts and put spreads, asserts Al Brooks, MD, who has traded full-t…

Weekly Trade Idea: Long on SPY Decline
Landon Whaley Image Landon Whaley

Like Goldilocks, he’s just bullish enough for a long trade idea on SPY, asserts Landon Whaley, Founder and CEO of…

Tickers: SPY
Are Storm Clouds Building to Bigger Correction?
Jeff Greenblatt Image Jeff Greenblatt

Wall Street was taken by surprise with Goldman Sachs (GS) and IBM.  Is the glass full or empty, asks Jeff Greenbl…

Tickers: SPX | IBM | GS | AAPL
A Trio of Overlooked IPOs
Marshall Hargrave Image Marshall Hargrave

Technology companies get a lot of hype, but they don’t always payoff for retail investors. It’s tough to pick winners a…

Tickers: TRVG | ZTO | MGP
OIL in the Crosshairs for a Short Trade Idea
Landon Whaley Image Landon Whaley

The recent 17% gain has put OIL in his crosshairs for a short trade idea, asserts Landon Whaley, Founder and CEO of Wha…

Tickers: OIL
State of the Market: Stocks Hold Their Ground
Marvin Appel Image Marvin Appel

Marvin Appel, MD, PhD, asserts that this should be a good year to increase exposure to international equities. He is pre…

Tickers: SPY | EEM | IEV
Why Can't Trader Bill Win? Discipline.
Jake Bernstein Image Jake Bernstein

In this second of three articles, Jake Bernstein outlines trading discipline. He’s the longtime publishe…

Is the Market Playing a New Hand?
Jeff Greenblatt Image Jeff Greenblatt

Why are we talking about potential corrections and bear phases, asks Jeff Greenblatt. How many realize the Dow and SPX p…

Tickers: AAPL | AMZN | GOOGL | FB
Trump, Inflation & Gold
Adrian Day Image Adrian Day

Despite a sluggish economy, inflation risks are increasing, asserts Adrian Day, manager of Adrian Day Asset Management…

A Conservative $10,000 ETF Portfolio
Tony Daltorio Image Tony Daltorio

Imagine for a moment that you've suddenly come into a $10,000 tax-free windfall. What would you do with that money? as…

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