One would need to use covered calls to initiate positions that provide a solid amount of downside protection.
Chinese authorities spread the word that they see a bull market rally as a patriotic act, but how long can they back leveraged retail punters?
This looks like a market that needs a rest rather than one that is going to suddenly fall apart.
Is it time to go now? Well, it's never a bad time to protect oneself when one sits upon large profits in any market.
The daily picture has my attention. The big watch here is the 50-day simple moving average.
There are 153,000 convenience stores in the U.S. and these outlets sell the bulk of the country's cigarettes.
It's the way in which you handle the inevitable pullbacks that will determine your level of success.
If you aren't ready to continually hunt down your next big kill, momentum will eventually drag your portfolio into the depths along with it when it ends.
Hot stocks tend to have a second wind after the first batch of rookie traders wash out.
The metal is one commodity that should be bought on any weakness, barring a full-blown economic recession.