Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

How to Make Money when Stocks Fall

The stock market just keeps climbing as traders disregard the possibility of an interest rate increase. The Wall Street Journal writes about the broad rally and how few believe that rates will go up.
“What worries me is the complacency on rates,” said Mark Spellman, portfolio manager at Alpine Funds. “If people [...]

Profitable Oil Tanker Businesses

There is always a bull market somewhere, or so the saying goes. While the price of crude oil has plunged oil drillers, oil exploration companies and big oil companies in general have taken a big hit. Why then are there profitable oil tanker businesses in the midst of pain in the oil [...]

Trade Japanese Stock Options

An effective means of trading stocks in the current Japanese economic recovery may be to trade Japanese stock options. The economic policies of Japan’s current Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, have led to a fall in the value of the Yen, a rise in exports of now-cheaper Japanese goods, increased consumer optimism and spending, and a [...]

Trading Options on Foreign Stocks

Many investors look offshore for profits. Traders also buy and sell foreign stocks. Trading options on foreign stocks is also a route to profits. For most traders the most effective means of trading options on foreign stocks is with American Depository Receipts, ADR’s. These shares represent offshore companies listed on the [...]

Stock Options Trading

The stock options trading news these days is that puts on LinkedIn are expensive, twice that of call options on the newly released stock. LinkedIn was in the news last week as it went public. An issue before the IPO and now is LinkedIn employee stock options. Employee stock options at LinkedIn amount to nearly [...]

Reap the Benefits of Stock Options Trading

Stock option refers to a deal between the buyer and the seller to possess a right to buy or sell shares or stocks at a certain price. It comes with an expiry date and the buying or selling must be done before that date. But that’s not compulsory for you to buy or sell any [...]