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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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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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Small-Cap Stocks Outshining NASDAQ, S&P 500; Top Investment in 2015?

Small-Cap Stocks Outshining NASDAQ, S&P 500; Top Investment in 2015?

If you haven’t already done so, you should start to take a closer look at small-cap stocks.

Small-Cap Stocks Outperforming in 2015

While small companies underperformed in 2014 with the Russell 2000 gaining a mere … Read More


Three ETFs to Profit from Europe’s Economic Recovery

Three ETFs to Profit from Europe’s Economic Recovery

Eurozone Still Messy, but Economic Recovery Has Begun

Europe is open for business. Well, kind of. The region—namely the 19-country eurozone—has recently been in the news with the Greece fiasco and its potential exit.

Greece … Read More


Netflix Successful, but Expensive; How to Invest with Less Risk

Netflix Successful, but Expensive; How to Invest with Less Risk

The third season of House of Cards will likely once again see a massive influx of new subscribers flow to Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ/NFLX). The company is sizzling on the chart and is the “Best of … Read More


Silver Spring Smart Grid Stock an Investment Opportunity to Watch?

Silver Spring Smart Grid Stock an Investment Opportunity to Watch?

Over the past few years, we have witnessed fewer loss of power situations on the electricity power grid. A big reason is that hydro operators are working proactively in monitoring the use of electricity on … Read More


Muted Retail Growth to Move Higher? How to Play the Sector Minus Risk

Muted Retail Growth to Move Higher? How to Play the Sector Minus Risk

Retailers continue to fight for the limited dollar of the consumer. The retail sector is extremely competitive and success is contingent on the right strategy of attack, which means offering the right product mix, competitive … Read More


EZCORP and Green Dot to Profit from America’s Coming Reckoning?

EZCORP and Green Dot to Profit from America’s Coming Reckoning?

There’s a financial reckoning coming, folks. The easy money pushed through the financial system and economy by the Federal Reserve over the past several years may have given us this six-year bull stock market, but … Read More


How You Can Profit from Increased Travel in China for Lunar New Year

How You Can Profit from Increased Travel in China for Lunar New Year

If you have ever been on the New York City subway during the morning or after-work commutes, you’d understand how busy it gets. Surprisingly, it’s still pretty lax compared to rush hour in Hong Kong, … Read More


Three Restaurant Stocks Better Than McDonald’s?

Three Restaurant Stocks Better Than McDonald’s?

The restaurant sector, including the fast food outlets, continues to reward investors with a good investment opportunity over the past years. The advance in the eateries has been somewhat overdone, as the stock market appears … Read More


How Tech Growth in 2015 Is Different from 2000 (and Why It Will Last)

How Tech Growth in 2015 Is Different from 2000 (and Why It Will Last)

The last time I saw 5,000 on the NASDAQ was way back in early 2000, prior to the collapse of the technology sector and all of the froth and euphoria on Wall Street. If you … Read More


Cyber Defense Stocks a Boon for Investors in 2015?

Cyber Defense Stocks a Boon for Investors in 2015?

The growth of the Internet has been one of the top advancements in history. But with this good news comes the darker side, namely cyber attacks that cost billions of dollars in damages along with … Read More


Greece and Eurozone to Fall Into Economic Turmoil? How to Profit

Greece and Eurozone to Fall Into Economic Turmoil? How to Profit

There is yet another Greek tragedy playing out across the Atlantic, where legendary poets, mathematicians, scientists, and thinkers once roamed. Fast-forward several thousand years and the country once known for its proud history is cracking … Read More


Top Stocks to Watch for Steady Dividends and Capital Gains

Top Stocks to Watch for Steady Dividends and Capital Gains

The stock market may be blooming again with the major key stock indices rallying back above their 50-day moving average (MA), but there is still ample downside vulnerability.

We have the mess in the eurozone … Read More


Call Options: My Top Investment Strategy to Manage Risk and Gain Leverage

Call Options: My Top Investment Strategy to Manage Risk and Gain Leverage

Using Call Options for Leverage and Risk Management

The other day I was thinking back years ago to one of the first handfuls of trades I undertook as a rookie trading the stock market.

The … Read More


January Volatile for Stocks, but Bull Market Not Over Yet

January Volatile for Stocks, but Bull Market Not Over Yet

Many of you are probably happy to bid farewell to January. Not only was the weather nasty, but the stock market also traded in a volatile manner, with the bias to the downside.

The month … Read More


Microsoft Struggling Compared to Apple; Still Worth the Investment?

Microsoft Struggling Compared to Apple; Still Worth the Investment?

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ/MSFT) CEO Satya Nadella must be envying Tim Cook of Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ/AAPL) these days after the staggering blowout quarter by Apple last week. Nadella, while a vast improvement over former head Steve … Read More


Apple Now #1 in Smartphone Sales in China; Enough to Keep It on Top?

Apple Now #1 in Smartphone Sales in China; Enough to Keep It on Top?

Tim Cook must be pleased with the results of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ/AAPL). Heck, the company sold an amazing 74.5 million “iPhones” and has become the top seller of smartphones in China, surpassing rival Samsung Electronics … Read More


Alibaba: How a Small Idea Is Becoming a Major World-Class Company

Alibaba: How a Small Idea Is Becoming a Major World-Class Company

While China has been struggling to regain its former luster as the top growth region in the world, we are seeing some dynamic growth in the technology space, namely the Internet and mobile areas, where … Read More


ECB’s Money Printing a Profitable Opportunity for U.S. Investors?

ECB’s Money Printing a Profitable Opportunity for U.S. Investors?

The money printing presses may be dry in the U.S., but they are just being inked up across the Atlantic in the eurozone, where they’re beginning to print easy money in the form of euros. … Read More


JAKKS and LeapFrog: Two Contrarian Toy Plays for Your Watch List

JAKKS and LeapFrog: Two Contrarian Toy Plays for Your Watch List

What kid doesn’t love toys? But then again, what investor doesn’t love toys? They did, after all, gain traction in 2014, growing at four percent to $18.08 billion in U.S. sales. (Source: NPD Group, January … Read More


Declining Commodity Prices Ahead with Weak Global Economy

Declining Commodity Prices Ahead with Weak Global Economy

Oil may be holding above $40.00 per barrel, but investors shouldn’t get too comfortable. The chart foreshadows oil prices could falter and maybe even drop below $40.00.

It’s true that speculation has influenced the direction … Read More


Emerging Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Threatening Apple’s Chinese Expansion?

Emerging Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Threatening Apple’s Chinese Expansion?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ/AAPL) has become the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE/WMT) of the technology sector stocks. Under the aggressive strategy of CEO Tim Cook, the company continues what its legendary founder Steve Jobs started—to rule the … Read More