Dow on a Winning Streak!

Dow Jones Industrial Average Winning Streak

Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed its 12th consecutive day higher. Sound amazing? You are right. In fact, throughout its 132-year history, there have only been three other instances where the DJIA ran a 12+ day winning streak.     Indeed, a 12-day bullish streak of the DJIA is rarer than a real-life Snow Donut … [Read more…]

7 Essential Trading Tools You Must Have

7 Essential Trading Tools You Must Have

Stock and option trading is exploding with popularity. Whether you want to make a little extra cash on the side, or work towards a full-fledged retirement from your day job, it is easier than ever to become a trader. Below are 7 tools you need to get started!     1. Start with Education   … [Read more…]

The Market and Trump’s First 100 Days

Trump

Love him or hate him, it is hard to deny the presidential impact on the stock market. In his first 100 days as President, Trump has now claimed the second most bullish run of any president dating back to 1928. With a return of 9.71%, the only president to have outperformed was John F. Kennedy … [Read more…]

3 Quick Ways to Simplify Your Trading

3 Quick Ways to Simplify Your Trading

Oliver Wendell Holmes once said: “I would not give a fig for the simplicity this side of complexity, But I would give my life for the simplicity on the other side of complexity.”   I like to say it a little differently… Complexity Kills Clarity.     There is a trend with retail traders. See … [Read more…]

The Most Hated Bull Market

The Most Hated Bull Market

The bullish trend that continues since 2009 has firmly achieved the status of being the second longest Bull market in history. It is also the most hated. The American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) has been reporting market sentiment since the late 1980’s. Their study is revealing.     This past week, the AAII bullish … [Read more…]

Maximizing Cash Flow – #5 The Ultimate Dividend

Maximizing Cash Flow - #5 The Ultimate Dividend

You have already learned a LOT in this Maximizing Cash Flow series. Now it is time to supercharge things!   As you learned in our last blog, “Stocks That Generate Income,” there is a tremendous benefit to buying stocks that pay you consistently through dividends. The problem is, most of those dividends pay out quarterly. … [Read more…]