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Posted by Martin August 24, 2015

China stocks plunge but other Asian markets hold on

  (CNN Money) The benchmark Shanghai Composite was about 5% lower in morning trading. Losses were sharper on China’s smaller Shenzhen Composite, which shed 6%. The Shanghai Composite has now declined 42% from its June 12 peak, erasing all gains year to date. Markets were faring better elsewhere in Asia. After starting the day in Continue reading →

Remember your objective, your goal, your plan, and hold tight

As expected markets were even worse on Monday than on Friday. It was scary, but there is no need to panic. Ignore all bears who are coming out of all directions screaming that this is it, this is the end, and this is the beginning of an even bigger crash! It is not. I can Continue reading →

Posted by Martin August 23, 2015

Rout set to continue on Monday but do not panic

I have two news for you, one bad and one good. The selloff is going to continue on Monday as futures are already down another 2.5% as of now; yes it may change by the end of the night and we may open higher and see a V shape recovery, but as of now, it Continue reading →

Investing for A Good Cause: Breast Biopsy Space

If the thought of contributing to a meaningful cause through an investment, and profiting from that move appeals to you, consider one of these medical device publicly-traded companies. Striving to make strides in the area of breast biopsies, these companies have shown an intense goal of addressing one of the world’s most deadliest cancers – Continue reading →

Posted by TwillyD August 12, 2015

Equity vs. Debt in Real Estate Crowdfunding Investments

Few would question that investing in real estate can be very lucrative. Look no further than Donald Trump who has been running away with news headlines since he announced plans to run for president of the United States. The real estate mogul boasts funding his campaign with money he earned through his real estate holdings. Continue reading →

Posted by Martin August 11, 2015

A Stunned Wall Street Reacts To China’s Currency Devaluation

Tyler Durden: There is much stunned confusion among Wall Street’s “best and brightest” following China’s historic Yuan devaluation overnight which was predicted by exactly zero of said best and brightest, just like nobody expected the SNB to give up its own peg to the EUR in January.     The problem as the WSJ puts Continue reading →

Stock Splits: How You Can Benefit As An Investor

With awe, I’ve watched stocks soar to highs that were once deemed impossible by some market players. Companies whose share prices are well over $500 are those that may be considered ripe to split their stocks. Stock splits can be advantageous to investors, as well as to companies. In this piece, I will discuss these Continue reading →

How you can start trading SPX Iron Condors

I started trading my new strategy some time ago and my options ladder is already fully developed (meaning that now I have expiration every week and widening my spreads). If you’ve just subscribed to my newsletter, considering mirroring this strategy, and start trading it, this post is meant to help you as the newsletter may Continue reading →

Earnings Season Can Be Bountiful With Options Trading

Earnings season is in full swing, with a third of S&P stocks scheduled to report this week. If the S&P 500 is any indicator of how companies performed during the first half of the year, stock investing continues to be one of the best ways to line your financial coffers. That being said, there are Continue reading →

July 2015 trading, investing, and dividends results

July 2015 is over and it is time to review my trading, investing, and dividends results for the month. A month ago I adopted a new trading strategy, which works perfectly so far. It is however too early to judge. Also, the market is relatively calm (except a few sell offs) and I would like Continue reading →