Trading Ideas

The Tulip Myth?

Anne Goldgar writes that the classic Tulip Bulb Bubble story needs to be corrected: Tulip mania was irrational, the story goes. Tulip mania was a frenzy. Everyone in the Netherlands was involved, from chimney-sweeps to aristocrats. The same tulip bulb, or rather tulip future, was traded sometimes ...

The New TA

I don’t mean technical analysis. Have you ever sworn off trading, but only lasted for a couple of days? Have you ever slammed your fist on your desk when you get stopped out, or just miss filling your order by one penny? Do you believe you can stop trading any time you want, even though you kee ...

February 16, 2018

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US Sets Largest Offshore Oil, Gas Lease Auction For March

The Trump administration on Feb. 16 said it would offer the largest oil and gas offshore auction in U.S. history on March 21 for areas in federal waters off the Gulf Coast, less than a year after a similar sale yielded little corporate interest. The Interior Department said it would offer 77.3 milli ...

Nanotech Security has 87.5% upside, Haywood says

Nanotech Security CEO Doug Blakeway Ahead of the company’s first quarter results, Haywood analyst Pardeep Sangha is maintaining his bullish stance on Nanotech Security Corp. (TSXV:NTS). On February 22, after market close, Nanotech Security will report its Q1, 2018 results. Sangha expects this w ...

CannTrust Holdings has 88% upside, Echelon Wealth Partners says

CannTrust Holdings (CSE:TRST) is off to a strong start to 2018 and looks to be in good position to double its production, thanks to $15 million in mortgage financing the company recently announced, Russell Stanley with Echelon Wealth Partners says. In light of the news, the analyst has reiterated ...

OPEC pops the question – will Russia say ‘I do’?

OPEC is drafting an agreement to tie Russia into a so-called “super group” of oil producers. Details on the proposal are vague and the Kremlin’s willingness to consider such a betrothal is uncertain, despite some positive vibes between Russia and OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia at the moment. In ...

Wendys (WEN) Stock: Heading Up On Dividend And Buyback Announcement

Wendys Co (NASDAQ: WEN) is having an incredibly strong start to the trading session this morning after making an announcement in the extended session yesterday. First and foremost, the company announced that it would be raising its quarterly dividend. It also announced that the Board of Directors h ...

Synchronoss Technologies (SNCR) Stock: Gaining On Investment Closing

Synchronos Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR) is having an overwhelmingly strong start to the trading session int he pre-market hours this morning, and for good reason. The company announced that it has closed a convertible note financing agreement, leading to excitement among investors. Today, we ...

Quarterly Letter

The end of 2016 through the beginning of 2018 had been one of the least volatile periods in recorded stock market history. It was THE least volatile by one measure – for the 404 trading days through the beginning of February, the market never had a five percent correction – the longest streak on ...