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Told You So Tuesday - Brexit Fears Boil Over

Phil Davis | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

This is why we cashed out last week! As you can see on the chart, the Euro Stoxx 50 is now down from 3,050 last week to 2,800, down 250 points (...

$1,000 Friday - Wednesday's Oil Prediction Pays Off!

Phil Davis | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

You are welcome! How many newsletters that you read give away free trading ideas that make $1,000 per contract in just 48 hours? I'd say none b...

Friday Already? Non-Farm Payroll Disaster Knocks the Markets Lower

Phil Davis | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

I love the shorter work-week. This is a great time to point out to your boss that you got just as much done this week as you do in a 5-day week ...

Waiting for the Fed Wednesday - AAPL Gives Us Huge Wins

Phil Davis | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

I told you so! Aside from saying CASH!!! 9 times in the morning post (and 3 more in our Live Member Chat Room during the day), we laid out a per...

Derivatives: Good for Risk Mitigation and Growth

Ross DeVol | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Ross DeVol

As volatility in equity markets this year demonstrate, the world continues to be a risky place.

Tempting Tuesday - S&P 2,100 is Still the Line to Watch Ahead of the Fed

Phil Davis | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Here we go again! Back in the summer, EVERYONE said we were going to break out to new highs and the analysts were tripping over themselves to pr...

Told You So Tuesday - How Low Can the Markets Go?

Phil Davis | Posted 04.05.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Clearly you can't say I didn't tell you so! Just last Thursday, I titled the morning post "Rally Almost Out of Gas" and the next day we fell and ...

Tuesday Terror - Belgium's Brussels Bombing Breaks Bulls Backs

Phil Davis | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

This is not the way we want to be right.  There was bound to be something that caused a sell-off.  On Friday, we noted the massively overbou...

Would Protecting Yourself Against Aggressive HFT Be a Great Benefit to You?

Irene Aldridge | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Picture this: you can protect your investments against the aggressive high-frequency trading (HFT) right in your portfolio. "What?" you may ask. With the latest technology from AbleMarkets, now available on Quandl, hedging aggressive HFT is no longer just wishful thinking, but a reality.

Thousand Point Thursday - Dow Erases 2 Weeks of Losses in 3 Days!

Phil Davis | Posted 02.18.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

And we're back! Another day, another 250-point rally on the Dow is now business as usual, if by usual we mean since Friday. Generally, it's con...

Non-Farm Friday -- Is America Working?

Phil Davis | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

What a crazy start to 2016! Of course, it is no crazier than the 3rd quarter of 2015 so far, when we had our August crash followed by a slow September bounce that led into a mega-rally that closed our year off back at the highs.

Embrace Risk and Live a Little

Simon Donato | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Simon Donato

I've learned to love risk and embrace challenges that scare me. I feel that these challenges are my greatest teachers in life, and help me best connect with the true me. While I never dive headlong into high risk endeavors, I've developed strategies that have worked for me in the past and help to increase my comfort level, which allow me to take on challenges that let me soar to new heights.

Fabulous Friday -- Everything is Awesome Again

Phil Davis | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Next Wednesday is the Fed Meeting and ANYTHING can happen there and it's widely expected that China will do SOMETHING over the weekend and, if they don't - we could get right back to having a rough ride but, for now - enjoy the bounce!

Thursday Fervor -- Draghi Catches the Markets as They Fall

Phil Davis | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

So the Nasdaq and the S&P are the only major indexes not to have gone negative (so far) but both are on the edge and, if they fail to hold their Must Hold lines - there's no reason to think they aren't going to join their brother indexes in stock market Hell.

Fearful Thursday -- Are the Markets DOOMED? Breaking Down the Dow

Phil Davis | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

The good news is we can call a bottom here (16,000) but the bad news is we're not likely to go anywhere from here and what goes for the Dow likely goes for the other indexes as well.

Meaningless Monday Market Movement

Phil Davis | Posted 01.11.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Get ready for not much. All is relatively calm this morning as traders try to digest last week's exciting events.

Thursday Thoughts - Have I Mentioned How Much I Like CASH!!! Lately?

Phil Davis | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

CASH!!! It's almost a joke how many times I said that last quarter to our Members and in our morning posts. I have said "CASH!!!" (with the excl...

S&P 2,000 Tuesday - Turnaround or Turn Down?

Phil Davis | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Would it be too early to call the year yet? "As goes January, so goes the market" is something a lot of traders believe and we're off to a rotte...

Mandarin Monday Meltdown -- China Halts Markets to Stop the Bleeding

Phil Davis | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

As I noted in last week's Benzinga interview, China is our number one concern for 2016 and it didn't take too long for that premise to play out.

Secret Santa's Inflation Hedges for 2016

Phil Davis | Posted 12.25.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

I have something I can give you for the holidays -- a way to help insure some future prosperity with a few inflation-fighting stock picks that can brighten up your portfolio, which also can be used to help balance your home budget against unexpected cost increases.

Twisty Tuesday - The Jokes on You if You are Buying This "Rally"

Phil Davis | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

What a joke this market is becoming! As you can see from Dave Fry's SPY chart, the S&P finished up 0.5% for the day after an amazing 10-point rall...

Monday Meltdown: Commodities Collapse Ahead of the Fed

Phil Davis | Posted 12.14.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

Cash-y and cautious is how we're continuing to play the markets into the holidays. We're not going to miss anything by sitting out the next couple of weeks and, as noted in our review - there are certainly plenty of bargains to be had.

Failing Friday: Market Supports Collapse Ahead of the Fed

Phil Davis | Posted 12.11.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

Well, don't say we didn't warn you... Last week, we gave you hedging plays in Futures that are up over $10,000 in just over a week and we ga...

Will We Hold It Wednesday: Dow 17,500 Edition

Phil Davis | Posted 12.09.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

We're stuck in the middle of the range now: As you can see from Dave Fry's Dow chart, we've been gyrating between 17,200 and 18,250 on the Dow...

Tumbling Tuesday -- China Trade Data Adds to the Bear Case

Phil Davis | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

Just like we did last Wednesday in the morning post, yesterday we laid our a Futures trading plan that has led to a $3,000 per contract gain on the Russell (/TF) Futures along with similar gains on the S&P (/ES), Nasdaq (/NQ) and Dow (/YM) all provided to you.