Shape of the Next Recovery

Shape of the Next Recovery

Novice investors and traders remember how quickly the Covid Crash reversed when the Fed came in with their “nuclear option.” The S&P 500 and especially the tech sector came back promptly and forcefully in a V-shaped recovery. Meanwhile, the travel and hospitality...
Bitcoin Futures Options

Bitcoin Futures Options

If you thought buying Bitcoin on November 9, 2021, was a good idea you would have paid $64,938 for each Bitcoin that you purchased. Then each of your Bitcoins would have been worth $38,016 on the afternoon of April 26, 2022. This approach would have been like the...
China’s Great Leap Backward

China’s Great Leap Backward

We routinely look at what the DRINCs are doing when trading options. DRINC is our acronym for Democrats, Russia, Iran, North Korea, and China. In this case we have just one more concern in regard to China. China is the world’s biggest industrial power and its zero...
Strategic Oil Reserve Depletion

Strategic Oil Reserve Depletion

President Biden just announced that he authorized taking a million barrels of oil a day from the nation’s strategic petroleum reserve for the next six months. Cynics say that this attempt to keep the price of gas down is simply being done to gain votes and try to keep...
Putin's Journey From Leningrad to Kyiv

Putin's Journey From Leningrad to Kyiv

Siege of Leningrad During the darkest days of World War II, one year after the Battle of Britain, the German army surrounded and laid siege to the city of Leningrad in the USSR. The siege lasted 872 days. The battle resulted in a million killed or missing and another...