• If I’m Telling You This Again, it’s Important… Listen up.
    You may not like what I’m about to tell you, but it’s for your own good. If you’ve heard it from me before, listen up again… There’s a reason that I’m going over it. It is for your own good….
  • Is This a True Market Bottom?
    I know I have been hitting this HARD this week, but when I say this topic is the MOST important thing right now, I don’t use that verbiage lightly. I’m talking about the CBOE Equity Put/Call Ratio… After more than…
  • So, Something big Happened.
    The Equity Put/Call Ratio (EQPCR) – a measure of the number of traded put options divided by the number of traded call options – finally hit 1.0. (More on that to come…) What that means is it’s time to start…
  • The Lessons I Learned From Trading Post-Fed This Week
    Let’s start with this…. What’s wrong with this picture? Nothing dummies!!  The Fed has been projecting this move since Jackson Hole, but for some reason, the market just can’t accept the fact that Jerome Powell and the FOMC have a…
  • This Market Needs a Breadth Mint…
    Market breadth is everything, I mean EVERYTHING… Let’s take a quick look at what market breadth is according to Investopedia… Now not all of us are Garrett Baldwin so let me break that down a bit so it’s easier to…
  • Let’s talk about sentiment…
    Sentiment is one of the largest drivers in the market. Technicals and sentiment outweigh fundamentals. So, what’s going to happen this week as Jerome Powell prepares to try and screw us all? I’ll just say it: I don’t care what…
  • How to fly by Instrument in a Foggy Market
    Dear Traders, Last December I started to talk to you about the Economic Super Cycle, This is because I saw signals of the change we were about to experience as the bond market hit its top. We are now past…
  • Oil is Approaching Another Flash Point
    Dear Trader, Listen…. The other day Brandon asked me a question about inflation and because I was out yesterday I feel the need to bring it to light right here, right now. Inflation, we are living in this mess day…
  • A Series of Interesting Events From the Week Ahead
    Dear Trader, When I sat down Monday morning and looked at the week ahead, two things stuck out like a sore thumb: the CPI and Bitcoin. These two numbers are whats important for the week ahead. The CPI is important…
  • The Market Fire That Won’t be Going out Anytime Soon.
    Dear Trader, Our friends across the pond are on our minds today not only because of the passing of the queen, but also because of the crisis they have been slowly lowering themselves into for the past decade… If you…
  • Don’t be the Frog in the Boiling Market
    Dear Trader, The market is doing something that traders should hate seeing…. Boiling the Frog. If you put a frog into a pot of boiling water, it will jump out, but if the frog into a pot of normal water…
  • I’ve never seen a chart look this bad – since 2008
    Dear Reader, In 30-plus years of trading, I’ve seen… a lot. The dot.com bubble when nearly every tech stock tanked and most fell right into the abyss… The Great Recession in 2008 and the sub-prime derivative market that set it…
  • Now’s the time to set your bear traps around this contrarian indicator
    Dear Reader, You’ve heard me say it a thousand times. Let the market come to you. Well, there may be no better time to heed that advice than right now. It’s time to prepare your bear traps. September is historically…
  • A new Look at the Sector Signals and the Semiconductors
    Dear Trader, Despite the low volume trading and the lowered signal count, I can give you another view of my bull/bear model results that I don’t share too often. It’s the next layer to my trading… This tells us the…
  • Unlike my Patients, the Market is Thin. Let’s get prepared
    Dear Trader, I told you I may have covered this for the last time yesterday. One more time, just for you… I have been diligently watching these MEME stocks so I can have an indication as to when these investors…
  • The 200-day is setting a Trap for the Bulls
    Dear Trader, The VIX made a move of 18% yesterday as the market started coping with the fact that yes, we may be in for another trip to the market’s recent bottom. Looking back over time, which I love to…
  • The 200-day is your Golden Goose for this roll-over
    Dear Trader, We’re hitting this a little earlier in the cycle today since I truly think that this has become something a little more serious instead of comical… This truly is it folks. All of you that have been thinking…
  • Here is what to watch as we move towards September
    Dear Trader, Day after day, the MEMEsters cease to amaze me with the drive, passion, and IGNORANCE they trade with. It has gotten to the point where I am doing daily MEME stock updates because the next big market event…
  • The Whales are really making Waves in the Semis
    Dear Trader, Remember my comment earlier this week about the 9% of NASDAQ 100 stocks trading below their 50-day? This came up in my NTR stream with Garrett on Wednesday so I thought I would pull out a chart that…
  • How the Feds Tone can Rock the Market
    Dear Trader, Do you remember when I made the joke that our friends across the pond would have a romantic winter because they will have to heat their homes with firewood due to not only the shortage of natural gas…
  • The Single-Digit Overbought Indicator
    Dear Trader, We are seeing only 9 companies that are trading below their respective 50-day trend line from QQQ. Do you know which QQQ stocks are trading at a 10% above their 50-day trend line right now? People, are you…
  • What will Pin These Overbought Stocks Down?
    Dear Trader, There is currently a substantial number of stocks trading up and above their RSI. If you are unaware the RSI or Relative Strength Index is an indicator that I use which tells me when a stock is over…
  • How to Beat the Big Money and the MEMEsters
    Yesterday I asked my feverishly handsome friend Mark Sebastian if he has seen money flowing into the lesser watched areas of the market. Together, Mark and I find a big money trade on XLE in this video mark showed us…
  • Bitcoin can tell us what the MEMEsters are up to
    Dear Trader, I gotta give some credit to my Crypto Consigliere for always filling in a few blanks. Through my talks with him ive come to realize that Bitcoin is a bit more responsive to the market and it tells…
  • How the Fed Reaction to CPI and PPI will Shock the Market
    Dear Trader, The market is setting itself up for failure. We are seeing too many forward looking plays, it’s getting ahead of itself right now and I fear that it’s going to get messy. Do you think that we are…
  • How To Predict The Next Rollover
    Dear Trader, Do you think interest rates are about to go back down? Or is the market just getting ahead of itself… This Past week during our massive Night Trader Stream, somebody asked me “if the Fed raises interest rate…
  • The Trifurcated Market
    Did you catch my talk with Garret this morning? We both made a lot of good points and of course Garrett has the biggest brain around and dropped a real knowledge bomb on you guys right alongside me. We talked…
  • Avoiding Headlines Is A lot Different Than Ignoring Them…
    Dear Trader, You know just as well as I do that avoiding the headline risk in your trades is extremely important, especially right now. Avoiding the headlines does NOT mean to ignore them… we have to be watching them, understanding…
  • How To Navigate Earnings and Irrational Behavior
    Dear Trader, Last week it was all about the QQQ as the technology-heavy ETF saw almost half of its weight report their quarterly results. That’s what put a fire under the market’s ass. This week, things spread out a little…
  • Will Bitcoin Take A Leg Up With Hopium?
    Dear Trader, Have you ever wondered why they say volume is a trader’s best friend? Bitcoin like the rest of the market is susceptible to people hopping on the hope train especially right now. There is a pattern in BTC…
  • The Fed Is In an Interesting Situation Right Now…
    Dear Trader, Does Jerome Powell have the Chops to go off the top rope Volcker style to bring us back from the edge? Does he even need to? Today I talked about the interesting situation the Fed finds themselves in…
  • Here Is The Fed Road Map For The Rest Of The Year
    Dear Trader, Seasonality has just flipped on you. Do you know what to expect in the coming weeks? The Fed is giving you the roadmap I’m just here to tell you how to read it. Let’s take a look at…
  • Energy, Tech Giants, And Mr. Powell Oh My.
    Dear Trader, Microsoft and Google both released earnings yesterday. Brandon had the AUDACITY to open the show today by asking me how I felt about it… I told him to get the standards and practices button ready or I would…
  • Let’s Find The Movers And Shakers In The Market
    Dear Trader, The market has been moving in some interesting ways… There seems to be a battle of the FOMO traders buying and the technical hand of the market flicking them away like a little mosquito. What should you be…
  • How Does This Week Look For Traders?
    Dear Trader, If the market is closed do you enjoy your time off? If you are anything like me and you truly love trading that’s going to be a hard NO. Even when the markets are not open your head…
  • Harbor Freight of Stocks
    Dear Trader, Harbor Freight, it’s where you go when you need a cheap tool that you can expect to just throw away after a single use. Hell, if I know I need a hammer but all I can find is…
  • Riding The Rails To A Profit
    Dear Trader, We are “riding the rails” today as I talk about the top Bollinger Band. With all due respect to Ozzy Osborne, we’re going off the rails on this crazy train. Stocks are flying a bit close to the…
  • Track The Money, Find The Trade.
    Dear Trader, We saw some interesting twists in the sector signal summary today. I’m going to break that down and explain the importance of knowing where the money is migrating to in the markets. Think of the market as a…
  • How Important Can Sentiment Be?
    Dear Trader, Do you know what the MOST important chart for you to understand is? It’s not QQQ, it’s not the S&P, it’s not even $VIX. This is something ive been dragging my feet on a bit because we talk…
  • Be Sure To SQUEEZE This One In
    Dear Trader, Who remembers the headlines from 18 months ago? Anybody? I do. In January 2021 we saw something pretty crazy happen in the market. GME went from $17.25 to an astonishing $347.51 in three weeks. I guess video games…
  • Energy Action Plan Update
    Dear Trader, Have you seen how our summer side portfolio is doing? Well, I want to give you a bit of an update so far we have put 4 new positions on in the past week since starting our Energy…
  • Welcome To The Dark Side Of The Charts
    Dear Traders, Why would you ever go short on a company you are trusting your life savings with? If they can handle your money why wouldn’t they be successful in handling their own? These are both questions people on the…
  • What The Data Tells Us.
    Dear Trader, There has been some funny business going on in the financial sector. There is a combination of a few key indicators that we are not seeing very often in the market. When we see outliers in the markets…
  • Silver Cross or An Imposter?
    Dear Trader, We talked about the CPI number on Monday. Well this month’s CPI number came out this morning, and showed EXACTLY what we expected. I might even go as far to say that the numbers we saw may be…
  • How to Trade Market TurmOIL
    Dear Trader, For years Europe has been on the cutting edge of green innovation. Well, with big plans such as green energy, if you don’t move quickly things can happen that make those plans backfire and have global repercussions. The…
  • CPI – Cash, Profits, and Insight!
    Dear Trader, The CPI (Consumer Price Index) numbers are coming out Wednesday. We all can look at our bank accounts and make a pretty good guess about what the CPI is going to say. Author Venita VanCaspel had this to…
  • The Great Oil Catastrophe
    Dear Trader, What do you do when your favorite trending stock pulls back from its latest all-time high? Do you buy the dip? Or do you ride the rollercoaster down. It’s a classic dilemma, but a very relevant one today….
  • Three Things To Watch And None Of Them Have Happened…
    Dear Trader, Energy is in a bit of a rally. Yesterday with Mark I think it was pretty clear, I was shouting from the roof tops that energy will be going even lower. Well looking at our sector Skittles chart…
  • Diving into the energy freefall
    Dear Traders, Today, Mark and I went live this morning to give you the breakdown on energy! We know for sure that July and August historically has not been favorable to the energy sector. We had to realize that a…
  • Finesse with the touch and go
    Dear trader, What is one rule that every trader knows but, not every investor understands? Volatility is your friend! Now you’ll see soon why I decided to use the specific terms “trader” and “investor.” It can cause major market moves….
  • SLOW IT DOWN!
    Dear traders, The other day I was asked what I mean when I say slow the markets down. I guess with the excitement of the chats in front of me I fail to realize when I make statements like this…
  • Finesse with the touch and go
    Dear trader, What is one rule that every trader knows but, not every investor understands? Volatility is your friend! Now you’ll see soon why I decided to use the specific terms “trader” and “investor.” It can cause major market moves….
  • Certainly the markets are uncertain
    Dear traders, This morning I asked a question to you guys. I said “the market likes ____?” Since Brandon couldn’t hold up his end of the deal, I wanted to let everybody know who hit the nail on the head…
  • Seasonality is setting in.
    Dear traders, When we look at the markets we see headlines left and right. People chirping on twitter being able to move the markets with just their word. When people start to see things like this they start to move…
  • Is the recession already here?
    Dear trader, How many of you think we are in a recession currently? When I asked this morning a lot of you were saying you think it is still down the line. “We are just in a bear market” you…
  • Lets put a pin in that…
    Dear Traders, There is a lot going on today but one question I always get asked is what pinning a strike really means. These are the types of questions I love to get! Some people look at my projections for…
  • The profitable trades I anticipate
    Dear Traders, Today is one for the history books. The fed announcement is over and no matter what happens now we are going to be set up to win. We have been slowing down the market and getting into trades…
  • Making cheddar and taking profits
    Dear Traders, I am in the process of closing out several profitable trades in this bear market move and I am happy to say that my subscribers are making money. That’s why people chat in stuff like this: You got…
  • Did you SEE that?
    Dear Traders, This offer is available all weekend and you might want to check it out. I thought the CPI numbers were going to be high impact, but this surprised even me. Imagine with me for a second. Suppose your…
  • A sustainable trend (pun intended)
    Dear Traders, If Brandon, I mean Cathie Woods, were to buy more shares on Tesla, it wouldn’t surprise me. The recent analyst upgrade on TSLA is going to have a ripple effect. What I’m looking at is for stocks like…
  • It’s all about U…and U, and U, and U
    This morning I on “The Long and the Short of it” on Money Morning Live, I shared a stock late into the session. It was only on the screen for a few minutes, but it encapsulated a lot of what…
  • My anti-bitcoin watchlist
    Dear Reader, This morning I explained what I’m seeing in the volume patterns on Bitcoin. When I brought up the chart of Bitcoin on “The Long and the Short of it” on Money Morning Live, I could tell this was…
  • A favorite big-win strategy for CWPE
    Dear Reader, I introduced a new segment to my morning show, “The Long and the Short of it” on Money Morning Live. I’m excited about this segment because each day, when possible, I’ll be featuring trading ideas of my favorite…
  • Acutally, I did expect that!
    Dear Reader, Stop me if you’ve heard this one: analyst walks into a bar. Says ouch. Expectations = Valuations. So, when Microsoft’s guys say stuff like “we are lowering our expectations,” guess what happens to the stock price. Microsoft walked…
  • I shouldn’t be telling you this
    Dear Reader, It is still a bear market. Now I admit that bear markets do have rallies-some of them good ones. And I admit that there were signs of buyers out there today. After all, Microsoft (MSFT) closed higher for…
  • New Hope for Investors
    Dear Reader, If the market is going to rebound, it will be speculators who make it happen. As I discussed this morning in the Long and the Short of it on Money Morning Live, speculators are showing signs of perking…
  • Check This First Before You Buy
    Dear Reader, Although I think the longer-term direction of the market is still down, I must admit it looks as though there could be an opportunity to play a bounce right now. While nothing is certain about today’s action, of…
  • The Worst Sector Out There
    Dear Reader, One simple trick that investors don’t usually get to benefit from is the use of relative strengths in sectors. Investors try to find a good stock and hold it forever, but in times like we are having now,…
  • Making the Monster Trade
    Dear Reader, Sometimes the stars align and a trade goes right in a big way. The result is amazing gains that you wouldn’t have dared to plan on. This kind of trade doesn’t come along often, but when it does,…
  • It’s the Stoopid Market, Stupid!
    Dear Reader, The market is as market does. With all due apologies to Forrest Gump, I find this statement a great way to explain to you what’s going on right now. In the first couple hours of Monday’s trading, we…
  • Capitulation did not arrive
    The Money Morning Live traders summit in Chicago finished out two days of fun and fantastic education. I hope you got to tune in, if not, look for the replays because there are some truly insightful moments. But here’s the…
  • Not Your Mom and Dad’s Market
    Dear Reader, One theme loud and clear I keep hearing at the Summit is this: it’s a trader’s market. I’m glad to know you are here and following along with us because you need to learn the ideas being shared….
  • The MicroCap Indicator
    Dear Reader, Today’s late session rally, spurred by Mr. Jerome Powell no less, did well for the S&P 500. But it did even better for microcap stocks. Take a look at the chart below, and you’ll see what I mean….
  • The Hangover Signal
    Dear Reader, Today’s small-range upward move fits the profile for the morning-after trade, like the market got hungover during the weekend. Okay, let me explain what I mean by that. The S&P 500 (SPX) climbed 2.4%. It’s a big change…
  • Check Out Today’s PBR Trade
    Dear Reader, Have you heard the news? In a rather unorthodox move, I gave everyone a chance to trade like the Night Traders but in the morning instead of the afternoon. That’s right, after scanning the market I spotted a…
  • Zombies and Bears and FUBO – Oh My!
    Dear Reader, I’m back from fishing out in the woods, and it looks like my Penny Nation crew caught a big winner! Since March 17, we’ve held on to our FUBO May 20, 2022 $8.00 Put – and it is…
  • Why Trade Options Under $10 Now?
    Dear Reader, A lot of people think that most companies don’t trade options when they are valued below $10. I’m here to tell you that this is a total myth and there are actually over a thousand! Why is that…
  • Bend Don’t Break: MSFT, GLD
    Yesterday was absolutely brutal… The Dow, S&P 500, and IWM were all falling down like a bowling ball off a cliff. Traders everywhere saw nothing but red flashing across their dashboards. And today I have one message for you. Bend…
  • Two Ways to Trade GOGO
    Dear Reader, The market was in the red across the board this morning. And that gave us a great opportunity to open a brand-new Fast Profits Friday trade. Here are the details… What is your first move when you get…
  • Here is Your First Critical Earnings Update of This Week
    Dear Reader, I’m going to be frank with you. Everyone has a drink when the bears take over… And we hit the TAP (pun intended) on Molson Coors with my Night Trader crew. After all, when times get rough on…
  • Trader: I’ve Got a Public Service Announcement
    Dear Reader, In case you missed the news, tomorrow is an observed holiday for the markets. That means we’re taking a day off from all programming here at Money Morning LIVE. Even today, there is insanely light trading volume as…
  • Here is My ASAP Trading Update For Today…
    Dear Reader, It has been an exciting two days to say the least. Between opening a new bank put in the Night Trader yesterday afternoon and a Fast Profits Friday trade this morning, we’ve been busy. Today we took a…
  • A Look Below the Fold…
    Dear Reader, In today’s edition of The Penny Hawk, I’m taking you behind the scenes, showing you what I look at with my elite members. Every morning on my free show, The Long and Short of It, we cover the…
  • Today’s New CGC Trade & A Stunning Announcement
    Dear Reader, We’re dipping into the Cannabis stocks because the sector went wild last night. And today’s Fast Profits Friday trade is on Canopy Growth Corp. (CGC), one of the most likely to benefit from a sector boom. Here is…
  • The Top Stocks I’m Watching Today
    Dear Reader, In case you missed it this morning, we had quite the action-packed trading session. As we do every Technical Tuesday, we started with a top-down view of the market. Looking from 10,000 feet, we checked the percent of…
  • What to expect after today’s death cross blow
    To say the S&P 500 (SPY) has been performing poorly this year, wildly understates the situation at hand. In case you missed it, the index suffered a devastating blow that us traders call the “Death Cross.” Go ahead – turn…
  • Morning Market Review: Macro to Micro on Technical Tuesday
    Dear Reader, Today in my deep dive on The Long and Short of It, we covered the stocks breaking below their 200-day moving averages. And not so surprisingly, that has become quite a long list. Just take a look at…
  • Check Out Today’s Fast Profits Friday Trading Activity
    Dear Reader, Exciting news! If you are part of my Penny Nation crew, we started off this morning with an order to close Uranium Energy Corp. (UEC). We initially entered the April 14, 2022, $4.50 call because the stock appeared…
  • Bullish Moves In A Bear Market
    Unfortunately, I woke up with flu-like symptoms, so I won’t be on air for our normal 9:30 a.m. (ET) session. That said, a lot is happening in the market and you’ll need to pay close attention to spot the best…
  • Knowing When to Hedge Yourself, Even Trading Penny Stocks
    Dear Reader, Last week, I gave all my premium members – the Penny Nation and Night Trader crew – their first chance to hedge themselves for the weeks and months to come. With the market turning increasingly bearish, everyone should…
  • Come GRAB My Next Fast Profits Friday Alert
    Good morning, Penny Hawks! Any of you who tune into the morning show know my preferred grocer is none other than THE Kroger (KR). And their executives can thank me for single-handedly rocketing their earnings into the stratosphere due to…
  • You Can’t Fight the Sentiment Cycle
    Good morning, Penny Hawks! Some things are worth fighting for, as the saying goes, but others you can’t – or shouldn’t – fight, including: Death & taxes Fire with fire City hall Brandon the Broadcaster (he’s surprisingly strong) … just…
  • Even Brandon’s Birthday Can’t Cure the Week 9 Blues
    Good morning, Penny Hawks! First and foremost, it’s my broadcaster Brandon’s birthday, so I’m going to keep today’s Penny Hawk eletter short and sweet, because we have a lot to celebrate when I’m LIVE at 9:30 a.m. ET for our…
  • The Sexiest Options Data I’ve Ever Seen
    Good morning, Penny Hawks! Week 9 got off to a rough start, as my seasonality data predicted, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDU) and S&P 500 Index (SPX) both ending a volatile Monday lower. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite (IXIC),…
  • Danger Zone: 5 Things to Watch This (Historically Brutal) Week
    Good morning, Penny Hawks! I’ll be LIVE at 9:30 a.m. ET today for another Long & Short of It session, where we’ll discuss why this week could be a turning point in the market. Week 9 – which is this…
  • Buckle Up, Buttercup.
    Happy Friday, Penny Hawks! I’ll be LIVE at 10:00 a.m. ET today for our Fast Profits Friday hour, and considering the market turmoil we’ve witnessed this week – and what could be ahead next week – this will be a…
  • 2 Ways to Protect Your Portfolio From Putin
    Hello, Penny Hawk traders! I’ll be LIVE at 9:30 a.m. ET today for another Long & Short of Itsession, where I’ll do a deep dive into how the Russia-Ukraine conflict is moving money – and how we might trade it….
  • 2 Sectors That Could Suffer Headed Into March
    Hello, Penny Hawk traders! I’ll be LIVE at 9:30 a.m. ET today for another Long & Short of It session, and we have a lot to cover, so make sure you’re in the room! If you aren’t able to catch…
  • Watch for ‘Trap Doors’ and Retail Earnings This Week
    Hello, Penny Hawk traders! Happy TWOs-day – 2/22/22! (I feel like my colleague Mark Sebastian with that Dad Joke™, but I digress.) If you aren’t able to catch my LIVE Long & Short of It sessions each morning, bookmark this…
  • I’m Going Live to Help You Trade the First Hour
    With the Ukraine… the Fed… and inflation… I don’t know about you… but I think something big is cooking. I think all of us can feel it in the air. Especially if you were around for Vietnam, Iraq, and every…