Nikola: Hitching A Sustainable Trade to Ride Through the Hype

Nikola (NKLA) finally showed some signs of life a day again with a 22% pre-earnings pop after two months of persistent selling.

Zero-emissions truck company Nikola (NKLA) has been a short-seller’s dream for almost two months given the pressure from sellers and a rapidly expanding float. As a pre-revenue company with no product in the market and a multi-billion dollar market cap, Nikola naturally attracts a lot of scrutiny. I finally got interested in the company and … Read more

The Bullish Economic News from America’s Truckers

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on August 29, 2015. Click here to read the entire piece.) The iShares Transportation Average (IYT) began to diverge notably from the S&P 500 (SPY) in March of this year. It took another five months for this divergence to resolve into a … Read more

Movers of Household Goods Feel the Pressure

Several months ago, I had the opportunity to “talk shop” with a truck driver who specializes household moves. I will call him “Bob.” When Bob discovered that I write a blog dealing with trading and investing in financial markets, he asked me for my forecast for the economy. I did not have anything good to … Read more