Monday, December 17th, 2018

Get Ready for the Yearly 10% Stock Market Correction

Contrarians have been predicting a stock market correction and they are about to be right. CNBC writes that stocks are about to tumble by 7 to 10 percent. They make this projection based on the fact that such a correction or more has happened at least once a year since 1995.
The [...]

What Will Higher Interest Rates Do to Stocks?

When stock prices get too high they eventually correct. What individual factor finally does them in can vary. This week interest rates are a concern as the Fed will be raising interest rates and if they become too concerned about inflation the speed of rate increases will pick up. Bloomberg writes about [...]

Is It Time to Get Out of the Stock Market?

We read in the news that Warren Buffett is having trouble picking stocks that fit his investing strategy and is holding on to nearly $100 billion in cash. If the most famous investor in the world is having trouble picking stocks how can you be successful? The so-called Oracle of Omaha admits [...]

Gains and Volatility in the Hang Seng Index

August 7, 2017 by Jim Walker  
Filed under Options Trading Tips

Stocks markets are up all over the world and most impressive is the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong. This exchange is up 26% on the year but gains have been limited to a few shares. Bloomberg discusses the handful of stocks driving the world’s most impressive market even higher.
Among the world’s [...]

Get Ready for the Stock Market Downdraft and Buy Puts

What goes up generally comes back down and that probably applies to the current stock market. There may not be a market crash but a correction certainly would make sense considering the high values in tech stocks especially. CNBC writes that a severe downdraft will hit stocks. If that is the [...]