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Name: George Leong, B. Comm.

Bio: George Leong, B. Comm. is a Senior Editor at Lombardi Financial, and has been involved in analyzing the stock markets for two decades where he employs both fundamental and technical analysis. His overall market timing and trading knowledge is extensive in the areas of small-cap research and option trading. George is the editor of several of Lombardi’s popular financial newsletters, including The China Letter, Special Situations, and Obscene Profits, among others. He has written technical and fundamental columns for numerous stock market news web sites, and he is the author of Quick Wealth Options Strategy and Mastering 7 Proven Options Strategies. Prior to starting with Lombardi Financial, George was employed as a financial analyst with Globe Information Services. Add George Leong to your Google+ circles

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Next Stock Market Crash Coming Soon?

Next Stock Market Crash Coming Soon?

A look at the charts makes me a bit nervous that the next stock market crash could be on the horizon. The fact is that the market has not witnessed a correction of any major … Read More


What the Greece Crisis Means for the Eurozone

What the Greece Crisis Means for the Eurozone

The Greece crisis is akin to a friend who can’t manage their spending and is always in need of cash. The debt-ridden country known for its beaches, olives, and antiquities just doesn’t seem to get … Read More


YUM! Brands: The Next Big Restaurant Stock Winner?

YUM! Brands: The Next Big Restaurant Stock Winner?

You can’t blame newly installed McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE/MCD) CEO Steve Easterbrook for not being enthusiastic about the fast food restaurant stock. I’m certainly not; you can see my negative view towards the seller of the … Read More


Apple: Still a Stock Market All-Star?

Apple: Still a Stock Market All-Star?

I no longer own an “iPhone” and I don’t have plans anytime soon to order the “Watch,” a smartwatch from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ/AAPL). Yet despite my personal needs, I do think Apple is the king … Read More


Alibaba: A Threat to Google?

Alibaba: A Threat to Google?

Some say Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE/BABA) is the Google Inc. (NASDAQ/ GOOG) of China. And that is currently the case at this juncture…until Google can gain a foothold in the country’s Internet technology sector. … Read More


Restaurant Sector: Two Contrarian Players to Watch

Restaurant Sector: Two Contrarian Players to Watch

Why the Restaurant Sector

This may be a surprise to you, but one of the top-performing sectors over the past few years has been the restaurant sector. While there has clearly been some euphoric buying, … Read More


Massive Job Cuts Reason Companies Meeting Earnings Consensus

Massive Job Cuts Reason Companies Meeting Earnings Consensus

Oil services company Weatherford International plc (NYSE/WFT) surged more than seven percent last Thursday despite a massive shortfall on its first-quarter revenue and earnings. What gave investors optimism during the first-quarter earnings season for Weatherford … Read More


Preparing for Retirement: CNBC Financial Planner Says You Need $2.5 M!

Preparing for Retirement: CNBC Financial Planner Says You Need $2.5 M!

On a recent show on CNBC, a financial planner surprised everyone when she said a person should have about $2.5 million in his or her retirement plan. Of course, those on hand were aghast by … Read More


Call Options: Why They Should Be Part of Your Go-To Investment Strategy

Call Options: Why They Should Be Part of Your Go-To Investment Strategy

The stock market is showing that it will not be easy to move to new record-highs given the overhanging uncertainties around the world, stretching from our backyard over to the Middle East and on to … Read More


How to Limit Risk and Profit from Momentum Stocks Like Netflix

How to Limit Risk and Profit from Momentum Stocks Like Netflix

In the past, I have often talked about the quick money that can be generated trading big-volume momentum stocks in the Internet and social media spaces. Take a look at the biggest companies by market-cap … Read More


Restaurant Stocks: McDonald’s No Longer King in Stock Market Sector

Restaurant Stocks: McDonald’s No Longer King in Stock Market Sector

Admittedly, McDonalds Corporation (NYSE/MCD) was somewhat of a staple in my diet growing up as a teenager. I couldn’t get enough of those golden fries and loved the taste of the “Big Mac.” But that … Read More


Near-Term Oil Prices a Trader’s Market: How to Play the Uncertainty

Near-Term Oil Prices a Trader’s Market: How to Play the Uncertainty

Uncertainty appears to be influencing oil prices near-term, and the long-term outlook doesn’t look to be showing much strength. For the time being, oil prices are stuck in a trader’s market…. Read More

Current and Near-Term Action


How to Profit from Chaos When It Soon Hits the Stock Market

How to Profit from Chaos When It Soon Hits the Stock Market

Looking at the stock market, I can’t say I would’ve done that much last week, as the current action is somewhat dull for my liking. The way I see it, as a trader, I need … Read More


Why Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks Always Make Sense

Why Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks Always Make Sense

In the first quarter, we witnessed a market shift back to higher-beta technology, growth, and small-cap stocks as investors searched for higher potential profits. Yet while this investment strategy makes sense, you also need to … Read More


Should Stock Market Investors Avoid IPOs?

Should Stock Market Investors Avoid IPOs?

There’s an ongoing debate over whether the stock market is overvalued and vulnerable to a bigger correction than we have seen in the recent year. Based on the earnings growth, the valuation of the stock … Read More


Historical Trends, Global Economic Factors Say Stock Market at Risk

Historical Trends, Global Economic Factors Say Stock Market at Risk

What if I told you the best six months for investing in the stock market are drawing to an end? Not good news, is it?

As we enter the second quarter, there is optimism based … Read More


Tesla: Car Company or a Tech Company?

Tesla: Car Company or a Tech Company?

It has been a while since I talked about the prospects for Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ/TSLA), which continues to be one of the more actively traded momentum plays in the stock market.

In the past, … Read More


Gold Prices Setting Up for Profitable Trading Opportunity?

Gold Prices Setting Up for Profitable Trading Opportunity?

With the stock market scrambling to find buying support and with the May West Texas Intermediate (WTI) back up around $50.00, I’d like to take a closer look at gold prices…. Read More

Why Gold Prices Are


Top Stocks to Consider Right Now: Defensive and Dividend-Paying Stocks

Top Stocks to Consider Right Now: Defensive and Dividend-Paying Stocks

Success in the stock market is all about balancing risk and reward. Too much risk and you leave yourself vulnerable to added downside when the stock market turns, as may be the case at this … Read More


1Q15 Earnings Season: Early Outlook and the Top Investment Opportunity

1Q15 Earnings Season: Early Outlook and the Top Investment Opportunity

While many seem to be comforted by continued stock market highs, bad news could be brewing for the first-quarter 2015 earnings season.

1Q15 Earnings Season to Affect the Markets?

The stock market continues to see … Read More


Top Three Sectors to Profit from Weak Oil Prices

Top Three Sectors to Profit from Weak Oil Prices

Oil prices are on the downside, and we could see West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil decline to the $40.00 level and below.

A few years ago, the mere mention of oil in the $30.00 level … Read More


How to Profit from the Major Stock Market Correction Coming Your Way

How to Profit from the Major Stock Market Correction Coming Your Way

The stock market continues to want to edge higher, but beware. I still sense there will be more downside moves that will provide a trading opportunity. At this juncture, I would be looking for sell-offs … Read More


Europe the Best Short-Term Investment Opportunity Outside the U.S.?

Europe the Best Short-Term Investment Opportunity Outside the U.S.?

Regular readers of mine will know that I used to be bullish on China; I thought the Chinese economy offered a good contrarian investment opportunity. Now, I’m turning my sights to the eurozone for the … Read More


How the 2008 Stock Market Crash Made These American Banks Safest Investments Now

How the 2008 Stock Market Crash Made These American Banks Safest Investments Now

When Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. crashed after the impact of the sub-prime financial crisis in 2008, the financial sector was turned upside down. Regulators made a bold and smart decision to clean up the banking … Read More


Investor Beware: NASDAQ Passes 5,000, but Market Correction Looms

Investor Beware: NASDAQ Passes 5,000, but Market Correction Looms

The NASDAQ may have passed 5,000, but investors shouldn’t get caught up in the excitement. A market correction may just be on the horizon, especially when you consider factors affecting the global economy…. Read More

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