A Look Behind The Curtain

Recently I’ve received a few questions as to how I go about building a portfolio for either myself or a client. I thought it might be “fun” to put together a post that details out my process from top to bottom. What follows is an inside look at how I personally go about selecting securities… Continue reading A Look Behind The Curtain

More Than Just A Game

When I was a youngster, video games were an activity to pass the time. My neighborhood friends and I spent hours upon hours in front of our Nintendos, Segas, and Playstations. We were pretty competitive and some matches even got fairly heated. But at the end of the day these games were just that. Today,… Continue reading More Than Just A Game

Do You Know How Powerful This Is?

Since the beginning of 2007, I have spent the majority of my days sitting in front of screens that display blinking lights, price charts, formulas, and numbers. Markets are my passion and I live for the challenge of outperformance. Without that challenge I’m lost, void of the internal fire that allows me to “tap dance… Continue reading Do You Know How Powerful This Is?

Adding Dynatrace To The Radar

In my weekend scans I came across a new company for the first time called Dynatrace. They IPO’d just a few months back and options began trading on the name in late October. Dynatrace is a software intelligence company providing application performance management, artificial intelligence for operations, cloud infrastructure monitoring, and digital experience management, with… Continue reading Adding Dynatrace To The Radar

Dogg Days Of Summer

Bitcoin The New Gold? Wall Street Strategist Says Yes. (MarketWatch) Tesla Rolls Out First Model 3, And It Goes To Elon (Bloomberg) Apple To Introduce Mirror Like Finish For iPhone 8 (BI) Nobody In Hong Kong Wants A Tesla Anymore (QZ.com) Weekly Sector Rotation Report (Optuma Blog) Benzinga Fintech Summit Coming To San Francisco (Benzinga)… Continue reading Dogg Days Of Summer

A Scan Of The News Before The Holiday

Tesla Model 3 Gets Regulatory Nod For Production (Reuters) Why Investors Should Brace For A Devastating Oil Shock (MarketWatch) 10 Best Independent Beers For The 4th Of July (MarketWatch) The Best First Half For Global Stocks Since 2009 (TRB) Microsoft Reportedly Set To Lay Off Thousands (BI) Humanity Spent 1.6 Trillion Hours On Mobile Apps… Continue reading A Scan Of The News Before The Holiday

The Week That Was

This past week I was partially out of pocket as the day job needed the majority of my attention. While I try my best to keep up with activity in the markets while I am travelling, two days away from the screens tends to leave me feeling out of sync with the flow of things.… Continue reading The Week That Was

Top Stories In What May Or May Not Be Fake News

Dan Loeb Makes His Biggest Bet Yet in Nestle (Bloomberg) Punkass Pharma Bro On Trial For Securities Fraud (Reuters) Apple and JPM Chasing Venmo (WSJ) Gold Traders Start Their Monday With A Mini Flash Crash (Business Insider) Facebook In Talks With Hollywood To Produce TV Shows (MarketWatch) $100 Billion Dollar Back Pain Industry A Hoax?… Continue reading Top Stories In What May Or May Not Be Fake News

Biotech Stocks Not Done Yet

If you have been paying any attention to the U.S. Stock Market recently, you have seen the major rotation into Biotechnology stocks. Interest in the group may be correlated to the Obamacare repeal vote, but one chart in particular was all I needed to know that this rally was for real: $GILD Gilead the major… Continue reading Biotech Stocks Not Done Yet