Is This The “New” Buffett?

Is This The “New” Buffett?

Here is a thought for you:  When was the last time you purchased $160,000 worth of equity Calls on a U.S. stock because it was rumored as a potential “Warren Buffett Acquisition”? Oh, you’ve never done that? Well, there’s one more thing you and I have in common!! If I tried to place an order for → Read More

What Might September Bring?

What Might September Bring?

This weekend I was reading William J. O’Neil’s How to Make Money Selling Stocks Short. I’ve owned his How to Make Money in Stocks for years and still find new gems every time I open it. His company, William O’Neil & Co., has produced some of the most extensive and useful research ever for institutional → Read More

Macy’s (M) Offering Possible 12.87% Return Over the Next 31 Calendar Days

Macy’s (M) Offering Possible 12.87% Return Over the Next 31 Calendar Days

Macy’s's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Macy’s is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $65.00 short put and a strike $60.00 long put offers a potential 12.87% return on risk over the next 31 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to → Read More

A One Arm Bandit Trade

A One Arm Bandit Trade

Last time I covered an ‘Old Faithful’ trade, one that has worked reliably in recent years. Today I’m covering a ‘One Arm Bandit’ trade, and it is in a setup right now. A ‘One Arm Bandit’ trade is like a slot machine to me. I don’t gamble. But on rare occasion, if I’m walking past → Read More

Williams (WMB) Offering Possible 5.93% Return Over the Next 5 Calendar Days

Williams (WMB) Offering Possible 5.93% Return Over the Next 5 Calendar Days

Williams’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Williams is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $50.50 short put and a strike $45.50 long put offers a potential 5.93% return on risk over the next 5 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to → Read More

An Old Faithful Trade

An Old Faithful Trade

In the November 24th, 2014 newsletter and MarketTamer blog posting I focused on the cyclical tendencies of EMM, the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF: “The weekly chart of EEM shows stochastics coming off an oversold condition. The last 4 times the ETF did this it logged gains of 34%, 24%, 21%, and 24%.” At the → Read More


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