The Trend

Monday May 22, 2017

One of the Worst Trades to Take

“Hedge funds have never been this long crude oil,” blared the headlines in February 2017.

By March 2017, oil would plunge from a high of $55 to $47.

“Hedge funds have never been as bearish as they are right now,” they blared in May 2016.

At the time, the Dow traded at 17,500.  It’s now up to 20,884.

Monday February 27, 2017

The Trump Effect: The Golden Age of Prisons

“We need to end private prisons. Protecting public safety and should never be outsourced or left to unaccountable corporations.”

That’s what Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tweeted in 2015, wiping out millions in value off another industry in just weeks. Investors overreacted. The press warned of fallout.

But it also created the buying opportunity of a lifetime for...

Monday February 20, 2017

Sears Holdings (SHLD): Why It Just Will Not Survive

There really is a sucker born every minute.

Quite a few of them bid up Sears Holdings (SHLD) yet again in recent weeks on nothing more than hope. Let’s be honest: The company may not be dead yet, but the box is built, the hole is dug, and the nails are in place.

Now, all we need is...

Thursday February 16, 2017

Apple CEO: “It’s Huge.”

By far, Apple is one of the biggest companies in the world.

All it has to do is make a simple mention of a potential idea that may or may not happen, and traders go wild with anticipation.

At least, that’s what just happened...

Tuesday February 14, 2017

How to Screen for Takeover Targets

We all dream of uncovering buyout targets…

Once a deal hits the wire, stocks can soar overnight. It’s no surprise then that many investors spend...

Thursday February 9, 2017

Oh Snap: Avoid This IPO

In early January 2017, we noted that an 800 lb. social networking gorilla was about to enter the room and that it could be more trouble than it’s worth.

That gorilla is Snapchat and it’s proving to be just that with a recipe for disaster: 

Tuesday February 7, 2017

A $1.7 Trillion Goldmine of Opportunity

2016 may go down as one the wildest years on record.

But it’ll also go down as one of the most impressive with regards to mergers and acquisitions. From the $26 billion buyout of LinkedIn to the $60 billion deal to...

Thursday February 2, 2017

Uranium: The Most Explosive Opportunity

Uranium hasn't been on the map in a while, but due to demand for nuclear power there has been an 'explosive' spike in the market - and ways for you to possibly take advantage of the 'boom'.

Tuesday January 31, 2017

Why Small Cap Stocks Could Soar Again

Sometimes, size truly matters.

For years, small cap stocks crashed and burned thanks to a number of factors, including a crash in commodity prices. But that’s quickly changing - and with a little luck you may be able to find yourself on the right side of the small cap resurgence.