The Biggest Stock Market Danger of 2021

Investing is a lot like sailing. Back when I delivered and raced sailboats on the open ocean, you picked your heading and set the sails accordingly. The wind took care of the rest. Other times it was all hands on deck. Reefs, dangerous currents and massive merchant ships at close quarters required constant vigilance and course corrections. For investors, autopilot has worked well for much of the last decade. The Federal Reserve’s largesse produced an epic bull run. It’s been easy to go along for the ride. The COVID-19 pandemic changed all that. The Fed is still providing a steady[…]

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Bitcoin Mania Is Back!

Bitcoin (BTC) mania is back. The pioneer of blockchain-currencies has surged back to its 2017 highs as American institutions start buying in. This currency of the future is now being legitimized by innovation-driven enterprises, driving the coin’s price up to no end. MicroStrategy (MSTR) has given Bitcoin the corporate seal of approval with its $425B investment in August and September, an investment that has returned the company $313B in just 4 months. This is more income than the business has produced over the last 7 years of operations. You can see below how BTC has gone parabolic since MicroStrategy began[…]

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Stocks Kick Off December at All-Time Highs

The selling seen off the open yesterday didn’t last long as S&P futures started grinding higher after the close. From there, buying hasn’t stopped and stocks look to open the month right at all-time highs. The momentum higher looks to take us above the all-time high print of 3668 in the S&P futures. This was the spike seen after the vaccine news early in November. The question for the bulls is if there is “fresh powder” all the way to 3700, or will profit takers step in. Potential news might have some influence as ISM manufacturing will come in later[…]

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Nikola’s Heart Attack; Picking up the Slack; Moderna’s Back

But I Said No Take-Backsies! You ever have a deal go bad on you? Like, I don’t know … you finally get an order confirmation for a PlayStation 5 — something you dreamt about buying since it launched — and all of a sudden, that order gets canceled? No warning. No indication that anything’s wrong. Just an email from Kohl’s telling you the order is canceled. (Am I bitter? Yes, I’m bitter…) This again? Somebody get this man a PS5 already so we can start talking about the market! Hold on … there’s a market lesson in here too, Great[…]

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What the Wright Brothers Taught Me About Bitcoin

On December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers flew the first successful heavier-than-air powered aircraft. A short four years later, both the U.S. and French armies contracted the brothers to build a flying machine for military use. In World War I, there were 50 different aircraft designs and over 200,000 planes constructed for reconnaissance and combat missions. And although the first scheduled passenger air service traveled between St. Petersburg and Tampa, Florida, in 1914, it wasn’t until the 1950s that commercial air travel really took off. It took a few decades for the modern jet engine to replace the early piston[…]

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How Will We Know the Winners of the Pandemic?

What counts as a real shift … or just a fad? Which changes will last … and which will change back? The pandemic has given us plenty of new tricks. We’re working from home instead of offices. We’re connecting with teachers online instead of in classrooms.  We’re having our groceries delivered to our doorsteps rather than making supermarket trips. And we’re having family events over Zoom as an alternative to traveling. We’ve definitely learned to cope with the effects of COVID-19 on the world. Businesses have, too. Companies are adjusting their physical store layouts to follow social-distancing guidelines. And they’re[…]

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Your 10X Gain! Win by Being Bold in 2021

Our favorite thing to do this time of year is look back and see comments from YOU! Together, we’ve built an unbelievable Strong Hands Nation! And it’s been a good year for us. All of our portfolios are up and soaring this year. You have embraced our winning America 2.0 strategies and it looks like it’s paying off! We’ve received your messages of success from people like Steve: https://t.co/9qlJnloZs5 — Paul Mampilly (@MampillyGuru) November 11, 2020 And heartfelt stories like this one from Susan: https://t.co/Ga3nX8cS8D — Paul Mampilly (@MampillyGuru) November 15, 2020 And this one from Pete feeling #BOP! https://t.co/QlqtU6Pk06[…]

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We Want to Hear Your 2021 Predictions

I hope you enjoyed our 2021 predictions series. Our experts at Smart Profits Daily covered driverless cars, biotech stocks, the U.S. dollar, hated stocks that are due for a comeback and other key topics as we head toward the new year. In case you missed any of this week’s articles, here are some recaps (as well as a way you can participate in next week’s edition of Smart Profits Daily):   Driverless Cars and Other Bold Predictions for 2021 Ian King: “If you would have told me that a snake/bat virus that originated in a Chinese wet market would kill[…]

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Black Friday Bankrolls: 1 Trading Strat Packs Heat

Stocks on Sale: Time for Option Shoppin’ Wow, I’m Great Stuff-ed after that Thanksgiving! How are you feeling, Great Ones? I hope you’re not too sluggish, because today we’re breaking through that day-after food coma to serve you a healthy heaping of options. Options? I’m seriously food-hung-over. Why now? Well, look at it this way: Everyone’s traded the pandemic different, and judging by the emails your fellow readers have written in, the Great Ones out there are no one-stock ponies. No siree! Some of you grabbed the bull by the horns, took a few Great Stuff Picks and traded options[…]

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TSLA Prediction (Check!) + Pot Stocks in 2021

One down, two to go! I recently made a few Tesla predictions: TSLA will be added to the S&P 500. The company will create the very first fully 3D-printed car. TSLA could become the next company to buy into bitcoin. After just a few weeks, I’m happy to say one has already unfolded. On December 21, TSLA will be added to the S&P 500. Tesla met (and actually far exceeded) all of the index’s requirements. In my opinion, this is well overdue, but it’s no less bullish for the stock. There are dozens of ETF’s that try and mimic the[…]

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