Some Bad News But Overall Still Bullish



No doubt there is a fair amount of negative news today. However, the majority of underlying fundamentals aren't too bad and keep looking better. In todays ask the expert webinar I will talk about our end of year stock forecast and answer your questions. I have already received several follow up questions about the gold market presentation last week, so I will be spending a little extra time on that subject including; how silver relates to gold, the impact of ETFs on precious metals and the problems of leveraged and futures-backed gold products.

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[Trade Entry] Short Bonds With a Debit Spread - yes, again! ( TLT )
This is very similar to a trade I set up on the same ETF a few weeks ago. I was pretty pleased with the results of that trade and have been waiting for a new entry to profit from a...

[TRADE ENTRY] Long CRM May 140 Calls
CRM came up on a screen I use today that showed its implied volatility is trading at a 43% "discount" to historical average implied volatility. So volatility wise, CRM's options are trading at a...

[TRADE EXIT] Financial Sector ETF ( XLF ) Short Straddle JAN 15 Strike
Trade Detail: XLF underlying currently trading at 15.05. Selling a straddle on the at the money call&put. STO Jan 15 CALL / STO Jan 1...

[Trade Entry] Covered Call SeaDrill ( SDRL )
I bought SDRL on 12/15 @$33.84. Since the stock went ex-dividend on 12/16 the price has dropped to close @ $32.06. I will be collecting...

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Referenced Stocks: SDRL , TLT , XLF

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