Category: Investing

A New Post!

So much for my suggestion in my previous post, back in June, that “I plan to blog a bit more frequently here”. That didn’t happen.  Here’s a quick update on what I’ve been up to since that last post: – Portfolio Armor 3.0.  Four years ago, I launched the first version of Portfolio Armor, having [...]

Another Way To Play The Boom In Mobile

In this Seeking Alpha article, I offered an update on that nano cap stock, Wireless Xcessories Group (WIRX): Another Way To Play The Boom In Mobile.

This Is Finally Panning Out  

Some Potential Winners And Losers If The Senate Immigration Bill Becomes Law

Gang Of Eight Disgorges Draft Immigration Bill Early Wednesday morning, the so-called “Gang of Eight” — United States Senators Schumer, Flake, McCain, Menendez, Rubio, Graham, Bennett, and Durbin — released the text of their 844 page immigration bill. Among other provisions, the bill would give legal status and a pathway to citizenship to the estimated [...]

It’s Not Too Late For Blackberry Longs To Hedge

Blackberry Shares Tumble But It’s Not Too Late To Hedge Blackberry (BBRY) shares tumbled 7.74% Friday on reports of a lukewarm response to the company’s new Z10 phone by US consumers. Nevertheless, it’s not too late (or too expensive) for Blackberry longs to hedge against a significant further decline from here. In this post we’ll [...]

Cushioning A Cliff Dive

Not Reading Slope Of Hope Can Be Expensive Back on Tuesday, February 12th, hedge fund manager, market technician and proprietor of the Slope of Hope blog noted natural resources stocks were weakening and suggested shorting Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF). The next day, Cliffs dived 20% after announcing a cut in its dividend after the close [...]

Reining In The Risk Of A Triple-Leveraged ETF

The Downside Of Leveraged ETFs Leveraged ETFs can add some excitement to a portfolio: bet right on underlying index, and you can earn double or triple the returns of that index. The downside of leveraged ETFs, though, is their potential downside. Consider one of the most widely-traded leveraged ETFs, the Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bull [...]

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