Kroger (KR) Offering Possible 13.64% Return Over the Next 22 Calendar Days

Kroger (KR) Offering Possible 13.64% Return Over the Next 22 Calendar Days

Kroger’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Kroger is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $38.75 short put and a strike $33.75 long put offers a potential 13.64% return on risk over the next 22 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to → Read More

What Should You Do With This Stock?

What Should You Do With This Stock?

On Friday, I offered a very simple way to determine extreme overbought status in my blog posting An Overstretched Rubber Band? I noticed some of you were in the back of the class sending texts on your iPhones instead of paying attention. So today we’re going to have a test. Get a #2 pencil and → Read More

CVS (CVS) Offering Possible 24.07% Return Over the Next 25 Calendar Days

CVS (CVS) Offering Possible 24.07% Return Over the Next 25 Calendar Days

CVS’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on CVS is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $109.00 short put and a strike $104.00 long put offers a potential 24.07% return on risk over the next 25 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to → Read More

An Overstretched Rubber Band?

An Overstretched Rubber Band?

Ah, the rubber band. Simple in concept, simple in operation. The power that it absorbs as it expands can be put to beneficial uses: (iStock photo) But it doesn’t like to remain stretched. It can suddenly snap back and quickly reclaim its ‘relaxed’ state, possibly causing significant injury in a short amount of time to → Read More

Baxter (BAX) Offering Possible 12.11% Return Over the Next 29 Calendar Days

Baxter (BAX) Offering Possible 12.11% Return Over the Next 29 Calendar Days

Baxter’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Baxter is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $37.50 short put and a strike $32.50 long put offers a potential 12.11% return on risk over the next 29 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to → Read More

Costco (COST) Offering Possible 8.58% Return Over the Next 31 Calendar Days

Costco (COST) Offering Possible 8.58% Return Over the Next 31 Calendar Days

Costco’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Costco is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $140.00 short put and a strike $130.00 long put offers a potential 8.58% return on risk over the next 31 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to → Read More

Is A Recession Brewing?

Is A Recession Brewing?

As the 1980 recession progressed, I started to take note of the visible indications in the local economy. In 1990 I was running my own business. Early in the year my local printer mentioned his business was falling off, and he said the owner of the sandwich shop across the street told him the same → Read More

Humana (HUM) Offering Possible 11.73% Return Over the Next 32 Calendar Days

Humana (HUM) Offering Possible 11.73% Return Over the Next 32 Calendar Days

Humana’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Humana is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $180.00 short put and a strike $170.00 long put offers a potential 11.73% return on risk over the next 32 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to → Read More

A Free Market – Or Macau With Margin? Part I

A Free Market – Or Macau With Margin?   Part I

I invite you to engage in my test (below) of your personal risk profile, as well as your money management skills (and perhaps your common sense). You are an avid fan of Las Vegas, and your boss (in recognition of an outstanding year turned in by you through exceptional work — including overtime and personal → Read More


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