Old Energy has been making news for the wrong reasons, but valuations are attractive here.

The COVID economy we suffered through in 2020 was difficult for many industries. While airlines, retailers and casual dining got a lot of the headlines, the energy sector suffered right along with them. …

Cryptocurrency is an appropriate currency hedge and a good supplement to precious metals and other strategies as diversifiers for your portfolio.

Cryptocurrencies have gotten a lot of attention recently in the investment community. The cryptos’ have had a nice run up in price and are looked at by many as…

The Global X NASDAQ 100 Covered Call ETF (QYLD) is a Solid Income Vehicle

With the recent weakness of the NASDAQ index relative to the S&P I have been looking for spots to add to some positions at good prices. My long-term core holdings Amazon and Alphabet Inc. …

Low stock price, reasonable implied volatility, and liquid contracts make it an covered-call candidate.

Sandstorm Gold (SAND) has been a “trading sardine” for me for well over a year. What does that mean? …

A house divided is a positive for the markets?

Dr. Ding was up late last night! He has Biden pulling out a squeaker 270-268 once all the votes are counted.

Meanwhile, NPR has the Senate staying in Republican hands.

Exiting QQQ Calls and adding to AMZN

We are having a nice rally to start the day. This morning I sold the QQQ 11/13 276 Calls at $7.06 that I purchased at $6.02 on 10/30. The purpose of the buy was to provide more upside index exposure with limited risk…

Here are my reasons for a somewhat bullish stance this morning.

First, the chances of an uncontested Biden win appear to be improving. Biden widened his lead in The final PoliticalIQ Florida poll from two points to four. …

The markets are showing some pre-election nerves

Started the morning with 6% cash after liquidating almost all of my ProShares Short S&P 500 (SH) short hedge position yesterday (At least a day early! SMH). Purchased a 1% position in Twitter (TWTR) on post-earnings weakness. As Doug Kass refers to it…

Why are many of them listed at negative rates of return?

I was having a conversation recently with a friend who had bought an exchange-traded fund that invested in TIP’s. She was concerned because the fund was down slightly from where she had bought it. Her understanding was that TIP’s…

Sage Goodman

Child of the Seventies, educated in Philosophy, Business and Finance, with a taste for the offbeat and unusual. Get cranky when my PDE5 Inhibitor runs out.

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