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S&P 500 chart of the day and fundamentals

S&P 500 Chart (May 3rd 2018) The S&P 500 is getting wedged! The chart above is a 3 month chart of the SPY etf. The blue line represents the 200 day moving average and the two black lines are support and resistance trend lines. What we have above is...

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S&P 500, is it time to buy or sell?

S&P 500 Recap Week ending April 13th 2018: As you can see from the chart below the S&P 500 finished the week higher. Earnings season kicked off in earnest towards the end of the week with some of the big financials reporting on Friday. They all came in ahead...

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Stock Market Falls, is it time to buy or sell stocks?

Stock Market Falls, is it time to buy or sell stocks?

Stocks Market falls, is it time to sell or time to buy stocks? With the Stock Market falling almost 10% in less than a week, investors are left wondering what happened? Is it time to buy more stocks or is it time to sell? The global economy looks good, inflation is...

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Investing in the Stock Market During Retirement

Investing in the Stock Market During Retirement

Investing in the stock market during retirement Investing in the stock market during retirement is exciting and rewarding. But it is not for everyone. Here are the five things that you should consider when investing in the stock market during retirement: Lifestyle...

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How to Invest in the Stock Market?

How to Invest in the Stock Market?

How to Invest in the Stock Market? You can download your FREE e-book on learning How to Invest in the Stock Market. But here are 5 rules to investing in the stock market to get you started: Rule 1: Diversify Risk........ Spread the risk around stocks from different...

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Bank of Ireland Reverse Stock Split

Bank of Ireland Reverse Stock Split

In July 2017 Bank of Ireland have received approval to to complete a 1:30 reverse stock split. What does this mean for the shareholder? Every 30 shares that an investor owns will be replaced by just 1 share. Does that mean that I have lost money? In short, No. The...

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S&P 500 at new highs……Is it time to sell stocks?

S&P 500 at new highs……Is it time to sell stocks?

S&P 500 has hit new highs. Is it time to sell stocks? The three most common questions these days about the stock market: Stephen, would you sell stocks now? Looking at historic valuations the answer is a resounding 'Yes' it is time to sell the market as a whole...

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Hewlett Packard Inc announces 500 jobs to go in Kildare.

Hewlett Packard Inc announces 500 jobs to go in Kildare.

Hewlett Packard Inc to close printing plant in Kildare, Ireland. Up to 500 jobs are at risk in Kildare, Ireland as Hewlett Packard Inc are to close their print business manufacturing plant. This is part of a global strategy announced last year to cut up to 4,000 jobs...

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Earnings trades and the short put option strategy

Short Put Option strategy  In this blog, I am hoping to convince you as to the merits of the short put option strategy around earnings. I am going to share a recent example of a trade that I did with Fedex that yielded a $38.25 profit after 1 day even though the share...

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