[Friday Charts] The Most Controversial Picture in Washington

It’s Friday in the Trend Trader Daily Nation. That means it’s time to embrace the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words. If you’re new around here, each week I select a graphic or two to convey an important economic or investment insight. This week, I’m debunking a… read more »

Friday, January 8, 2021

The Worst Way to Respond to Any Market Crash

We all know Mondays can suck. I got a flat tire yesterday. The third one this year. No fun. But that’s nothing compared to 33 years ago when Monday really sucked for investors. On Monday, October 19, 1987 the stock market plunged the most on record – dropping more than… read more »

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Avoid These "New IPOs" Like the Plague

IPOs are on fire this year! On average, based on the Renaissance IPO Index, newly minted companies are up a staggering 82.4%. That’s nearly 10 times the return of the S&P 500 this year. Of course, I’ve been telling you for months about this burgeoning trend, and even singled out… read more »

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

[Shocking Chart] Market Could Be Set for Another Crash

To my amazement, my Southwest flight was almost full on Sunday! As I mentioned to you weeks ago, for family reasons, I’ve been flying throughout the pandemic. Many times, I’ve been the only person on the plane. So this flight being close to capacity seemed like an encouraging sign. But… read more »

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

The #1 Reason "Robinhooders" Are Making Money

Wait a minute… what was that? Was it the “sign” that this bull run is finally over? Stocks have rallied 40%+ from their coronavirus-bottom in March… And meanwhile, a band of gunslinging day-traders are bidding up shares of bankrupt — yes bankrupt — Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ) by more than 500%. This… read more »

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Don't Fall For This Stock Market "Head Fake"

As I write these words, a certain market sector is surging: I’m referring to Travel — which includes airlines, hotels, and cruise companies. Just look at Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH). Since last week, its shares have surged 55%. But why? After all, its ships won’t be sailing with paying customers… read more »

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The Scariest IPO Chart Ever?

Just like a takeover, an IPO can be a powerful way to earn big gains in a single day. In December of last year, for example, the average first-day return for all IPOs checked-in at an impressive 62.7%. That’s all about to change, though. And it has nothing to do… read more »

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Don't Fall for this Social Media Propaganda

In the social media industry, a company either innovates and grows — or it quickly dies. In fact, companies in the industry are transparent about this in their SEC filings. Take Snap Inc. (SNAP) for instance. In its IPO filing, the company indicated that its growth, and its very survival, depend… read more »

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Write This Number Down: 263

I want you to forget all the doom you’re hearing about on the news. In fact, turn off the TV... Put down the newspaper... And stop visiting (and re-visiting) those gloom-based websites. Instead, focus all your attention on this number: 263. Write This Number Down: 263 In fact, write it down.… read more »

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

855% Gain in 3D Printing

By the time you read about a “new trend” in The Wall Street Journal, it’s likely that you’ve already missed it. So to identify new investment opportunities, I focus on information sources that are a bit more unusual. One of these resources can help its readers see the future. Literally. I’ve used it… read more »

Tuesday, March 3, 2020