In this episode, Matt sits down with Tim for a discussion on implied volatility and how it impacts options pricing, as well as the implied volatility cycle in relation to earnings dates. Before that, the coaches discuss the current market conditions with stocks near all-time highs, and in front of a busy week of earnings. Lastly, Coach Mark has a game where Matt and Tim have to guess the biggest NFL draft busts of the last 15 years.
In this episode, Coach Matt discusses the significance of quarterly earnings reports during our feature presentation including what earnings are, why they’re important, what he’s learned so far this earnings season, and what he’ll be watching for moving forward. Before that, the coaches discuss the state of the broad markets during our weekly skyline as stocks hit all-time highs last week on the S&P 500, Gold broke out and BItcoin tumbled over the weekend.
In this episode, Coach Tyler Craig joins us to discuss April’s Trading Justice newsletter ‘A Beginners Guide to Interest Rates’. Before that, the coaches analyze the markets from a top-down perspective during our skyline including a preview of earnings season. Lastly, Coach Mark hosts a game of ‘Closest to the Hole’ where Matt and Tim guess golf trivia across different questions.
In this episode, the coaches discuss the need for infrastructure and the details of President Biden’s infrastructure plan that he detailed and how it may impact markets. Before that, we discuss the current market conditions during our skyline as stocks have broken out to new all-time highs on the S&P 500. Lastly, Coach Mark asks Matt and Tim quiz questions regarding the game Monopoly.
In this episode, the coaches discuss Financial Technology, also known as FinTech, and its role in the market, and some of our favorite FinTech companies in 2021. Before that, the coaches analyze the broad market conditions during our weekly Skyline and discuss the recent volatility around ViacomCBS and Discovery after Archegos Capital Management was forced to liquidate shares last week sending the stocks sharply lower.
In this episode, Coach Greg ‘Old Money’ Holmes joins us to discuss the recent newsletter he wrote on the True Fundamentals of Investing. Listen in for some insight and wisdom on an important topic for new and veteran investors alike. Before that, Coach Matt, Mark, Tim, and Greg analyze the broad market conditions during our skyline. We discuss the mixed messaging from the Fed and the technical conditions in stocks, commodities, the dollar, and bitcoin.
In this ep, the Coaches discuss the Long Call Strategy. Listen in as the the give some examples of when to trade long calls, the impact of implied volatility changing on long calls and some of the rules they use when entering into this trading strategy. Before that, the coaches analyze the recent market action during our weekly skyline, break down the news, the technical conditions in the charts and preview the upcoming Fed meeting on Wed.
In this ep, Coach Matt explains how the Federal Reserve uses tools like Quantitative Easing, the Fed Funds Rate, Operation Twist, and others policy initiatives to achieve their stated goals and dual mandate of controlling inflation and fostering employment. Before that we analyze the broad market conditions during our weekly skyline. Lastly we pick our top 10 ‘All-Star’ investments from a list of 20 Blue Chip companies.
In this ep, the coaches discuss the current state of inflation and it’s impact on the economy, consumers and investors. The coaches talk about why it’s important to understand, and most importantly what to do about it as an investor. Before that, we analyze the market conditions during our weekly skyline. Lastly, Coach Mark has a game for Matt and Tim where they have to guess the price of consumer goods and services at different points in time.
In this episode, the coaches analyze the potential in Energy stocks moving forward. Energy has been a hot sector as of late, up +5% the past week, +17% year to date, and +26% in the last 3 months. For years, Energy stocks had been out of favor for many participants in the market. Recently Crude Oil has started to gain some bullish traction and has moved from the high $30’s in November to up over $62 dollars per barrel today. Listen in as the Coaches discuss the potential for Energy stocks to capitalize on higher crude oil price and potentially play some ‘catch up’ to the broad markets during our Feature.