13F and 13D Reports: Why Both are Essential for Your Success

One of the best ways to following the “smart money” is to keep track of what’s known as Form 13F.  Filed within 45 days of the end of a quarter, they required full disclosure of the name of the institutional investment manager that files the report, as well as the name of the investment, the number of shares bought and total market value of the transaction.

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Can the Donald Trump Rally Continue?

It's a question we’ve all asked.

But while there’s still tremendous excitement of the Trump-abilities (sorry!), we have to consider that the markets weren’t just running on that catalyst.

The other monster catalysts at the time were corporate earnings.

The Better Safe Haven – Gold or Bitcoin?

“I’m kicking myself for not buying bitcoin.  Too bad I don’t have a time machine.”

It’s the typical response I hear when I tell people how much they could have made just since 2017 began, let alone what they could have made when it traded at pennies in 2012.

Solar Stocks: The Technical Picture Many Traders Missed

Never ignore the downtrodden, we noted in late March 2017.

At the time, we were talking about solar stocks, many of which had been left for dead, ignored at historic lows.  Many became ridiculously oversold on a perfect storm of lower gas prices, concerns the government would phase out subsidies, as well as crushing amounts of debt.

How to Spot Where Breakouts Will Happen

Months ago, the drug industry was in a state of panic.

Between tweets from Hillary Clinton, and comments from Donald Trump’s that the industry was “getting away with murder” investors became unnerved for quite some time. There were even fears that pricing controls could wreak havoc on the sector, too. 

However, most of that, we believe, was priced in on a massive pullback.

Technical and Fundamental Analysis: The Case Against Oil

It became tough to feel bad for oil bulls. 

In early 2017, they had every opportunity to see the writing on the wall.  Yet, they chose to ignore the warning signs.  They failed to understand that there was still far too much supply on market, and not a significant amount of demand.

The Biggest Opportunity of the Decade

Controversial or not, the marijuana trade was hot in early 2017.

Related stocks were up as much as 600%.

How to Bullet Proof your Nest Egg Now

At some point, we all want to stop working.  We just want to retire.

We want to spend time with our kids, our grandkids. 

Unfortunately, for many of us, even the thought of being able to retire has been pushed back again and again.  And that shouldn’t happen at all.

But there is one way to ensure that you can retire once and for all. 

Are You Making as Much Money as You Possibly Can?

They’re too hard to understand. 

They’re too expensive.  It’ll cost me far too much money. 

They’re only for professionals with years of experience.  

These are just a few of the many excuses I’ve heard over the last 20 years when it comes to options trading.  But believe it or not, none of those excuses hold weight.  

Solar Stocks: A Case Study on Technical Analysis

Never ignore the downtrodden, we noted in late March 2017.

At the time, solar stocks had been left for dead, including Canadian Solar (CSIQ) and the Guggenheim Solar ETF (TAN) on lower gas prices, concerns about phased-out subsidies, and far too much debt.