• Wall Street Elite

    • Growing Cold and Crowing Gold (GLD,HYG)

      Growing Cold and Crowing Gold (GLD,HYG)

      Growing Cold and Crowing Gold (GLD,HYG)   In the same way that the mind and body can become inured to a constant barrage of negative stimuli – a crucial survival mechanism, no doubt – it can also grow insensitive to... Read More »Read More »
    • High Yield Meat (HYG,SLV)

      High Yield Meat (HYG,SLV)

      High Yield Meat (HYG,SLV)   Some assumptions are safer to make than others.   Until recently, for example, it was assumed that the financial markets would automatically be backstopped by the Federal Reserve and Treasury at the first sign of... Read More »Read More »
    • “The Kids Are All Right” (XBI,HYG,DIA,PRI,PFE)

      “The Kids Are All Right” (XBI,HYG,DIA,PRI,PFE)

      “The Kids Are All Right” (XBI,HYG,DIA,PRI,PFE)   It’s the end of the year, friends, time for stock taking, and boy-oh-boy have we got a surprising summing-up on offer.   Consider first that 2017 has been a year unlike any other... Read More »Read More »
    • Bitcoin and the Irony of “Real” Money (SLV)

      Bitcoin and the Irony of “Real” Money (SLV)

      Bitcoin and the Irony of “Real” Money (SLV)   One of the most fascinating aspects of the Bitcoin phenomenon is its ability to deflect investor attention from weightier matters and create such a frothy interest in something that, we feel,... Read More »Read More »
    • All Hail the Dipstick Trade! (FB,PRI)

      All Hail the Dipstick Trade! (FB,PRI)

      All Hail the Dipstick Trade! (FB,PRI)   Just to get a sense of how ridiculously slap-happy bullish the market for tech stocks has become, we offer the following look at the PowerShares QQQ Trust Series (NASDAQ:QQQ), a proxy for the... Read More »Read More »
    • Angry Billionaire Implodes! (PFE,USO)

      Angry Billionaire Implodes! (PFE,USO)

      Angry Billionaire Implodes! (PFE,USO)   Many have asked us over the years to summarize in our own pithy way the true meaning of life and to mince no words in doing so.   But as we’re not yet accredited philosophers,... Read More »Read More »
  • Options Trader Elite

    • New Year in, Same as the Old (GDX,OSX,XBI,XLE,KOL,QQQ)

      New Year in, Same as the Old (GDX,OSX,XBI,XLE,KOL,QQQ)

      New Year in, Same as the Old (GDX,OSX,XBI,XLE,KOL,QQQ)   We’re going to start off with a look back at our annual mid-year market predictions, found here for all those who hate to leave things …Read More »
    • THE KEYS TO THE COMMODITIES (FNV,CGNX,BOTZ)

      THE KEYS TO THE COMMODITIES (FNV,CGNX,BOTZ)

      THE KEYS TO THE COMMODITIES (FNV,CGNX,BOTZ)   In the next couple of weeks, a significant technical signal will be triggered that will affect commodities, in particular, and the stock and bond markets in general. …Read More »
    • Top o’ the Year to Ya! (DIA,FCX)

      Top o’ the Year to Ya! (DIA,FCX)

      Top o’ the Year to Ya! (DIA,FCX)   It’s always easier to look back after the fact and act the sage, point out how obvious all the signs were, how the charts all pointed …Read More »
    • The Crypto-Reformation (GFI,AU,AAPL,DIA,AOBC)

      The Crypto-Reformation (GFI,AU,AAPL,DIA,AOBC)

      The Crypto-Reformation (GFI,AU,AAPL,DIA,AOBC)   The biggest story by far this year in the financial world is Bitcoin, and the hop-along crypto-currencies that have been developed in its wake.   Our own commentary on the …Read More »
    • “I Hear Voices…” (QQQ,TYL)

      “I Hear Voices…” (QQQ,TYL)

      “I Hear Voices…” (QQQ,TYL)   There’s different kinds of insanity.  There’s the psychotic kind that no one likes to talk about, except when it exits the world, as Charles Manson did just weeks ago. …Read More »
    • “Caution! Disaster! Markets on the Rise!”  (TYL,SCHL)

      “Caution! Disaster! Markets on the Rise!” (TYL,SCHL)

      “Caution! Disaster! Markets on the Rise!”  (TYL,SCHL)   Say it over and over again, mantra-like, because it appears that no breakwater exists to contain the ongoing tsunami of buying we see in equity markets …Read More »