Insiders Put the Petal to the Metal as Animal Spirits Show Signs of Life

Animal spirits are picking up.  This is the most buying we've seen since the market sell-off last December. One thing for sure, Insiders buy stocks when they think they are cheap.  Highlights are:…


It's Getting Interesting- Insider Buying Picks Up Week Ending 8-9-19

After weeks of dull action, insider buying has finally picked up. Part of it is the end of 2nd Quarter earnings blackout and part of it is the market sell-off.  The highlights: Charlie Egren, the…


Stock Market gets Clobbered - 4 Insiders buy over $6 million of Pharma Giant AbbVie $ABBV

Another dull week for insider buying but not the market. Markets have the worst week of the year.  This hardly comes as a surprise as insiders are an endangered species, the lowest ratio of buying on…


Differentiating Between An Irrational Market Or Strong Bull Market Trend?

Guest post by: Kirk Differentiating Between An Irrational Market Or Strong Bull Market Trend? These past two weeks have been tough as an options trader. Differentiating between trading an a possibly…


Tidbits from Barron's Roundtable

The first thing I look at when I read Barron's round table is the results of the panelists picks from last year.  On that accord, one would do well by skipping most of it.  There are though, two…