A Jew and His Money

Bill Gates Meets the Butcher (MSFT,XLU/XLV)

Posted on January 27, 2020

Before we discuss today’s jackpot winning trade, we have one to close. And it goes like this – On the 16th of December, we sent you a letter called Down...

It Takes a Village… Idiot (AAPL,TLT)

Posted on January 20, 2020

A little friendly advice to begin… Clarence Darrow once wrote that – “A criminal is a person with predatory instincts without sufficient capital to form a corporation.” And he was...

The Financial HORROR! (MS,XOP,USO,SEA,STNG)

Posted on January 13, 2020

Line it up, sports fans.  We’ve got a full roster of trade closures for you, and your participation is required. So put down those Chick-Fil-A Waffle Fries and grab a...

2020 Vision – Trading The Future of Iraq (NOC)

Posted on January 6, 2020

At the beginning of the year, predictions of every variety abound –– what will be with markets, who will be in office, what geopolitical trends will dominate, who will win...

Baba Got Whacked! (BABA)

Posted on December 30, 2019

There’s a lot of bad news out there, and a lot of bad people, too, and, as we head into the New Year, a good deal to be concerned with....

ANTIOCHUS POCUS (XLU,XBI)

Posted on December 23, 2019

A festive round of greetings on this first day of Chanuka to all our English-speaking brethren – and to the rest of the world, too, during this most holy season...

Down to Your Last Nickel! (XLU,XLV)

Posted on December 16, 2019

Are you a betting man…? So much of what happens in today’s market-casino is generated by constantly re-optimizing computer algorithms that the biggest banks and brokerages have developed the better...

On the Brink of the Edge of a Precipice! (TLT,HYG)

Posted on December 9, 2019

There’s no question we’ve reached a breaking point.  The market is overbought by all the standards we regularly employ to measure it – and still it hasn’t cracked. Why? Talk...

That’s One Helluva Porpoise You Got There, Slim (ITA,HII)

Posted on December 1, 2019

Thanks, bud… We’re looking at the war machine again this week, since it’s there we find plenty of fresh meat for the takin’.   The trade is based on a...

Dirty Rotten Apple (AAPL)

Posted on November 25, 2019

By sheer virtue of its size, Apple has been moving the major market indices higher and lower for years.  Indeed, its outsized influence has already been discussed at length in...