February 28, 2018

Optik Options is now up 92% (YTD), returning four (4) winners in a row after a rocky start to the year.  We returned 29% on BAC; 24% on MA; 65% on X; and 9% in XOM. Volatility remains in the markets as we saw this week Monday up 400 points on the Dow at one point and t...

February 23, 2018

The markets seem to always find something to induce volatility.  We saw it with oil prices.  Then more recently on the VIX going crazy.  Now the volatility is said to be tied to the concern that the 10 year T-Note may hot 3%.  In fact, Art Cashin says "a...

February 18, 2018

In the past week the markets have been having crazy days, sometimes 1,000 point swings starting up, going negative and then closing up - in some cases closing down.  Mark Cuban is hedging the swings!  All this was brought about by a sudden and historical surge in the V...

February 10, 2018

The stock market this week resembled a drunken bull that just crashed into a concrete wall, got up and stumbled around in all sorts of wild directions. We've written on our blog before that we are not in Kansas anymore that this is uncharted waters and no one can tell...

February 6, 2018

We have seen some dramatic and historic moves in the markets over the past several days.  Today the Dow was down over 550 points and then later it was up over 500 points.  It appears that volatility is back.   We issued an alert for Bank of America and it too has fluct...

February 5, 2018

The Dow was down at the open, by 10:45 it was nearly positive. In fact, the S&P did go positive. But then it started to drop and at one point the DOW was down about 1,500 points.  Then it recovered about 600 points and then back down closing at a loss of -1,175.  To sa...

February 1, 2018

This is a big earnings week with Apple, McDonald's, Alphabet, Amazon and many others reporting.  Many are top holdings int the PowerShares QQQ Trust ETF and that should move QQQ.  People are thinking that Apple may already be adjusted down based on rumors and it may ac...

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