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
I pushed the “go” button on China a long time ago now, and I’m certainly not set to press “stop” yet, as I continue to feel the country is one of the top growth areas … Read More
Black Friday was an afterthought, to me at least. Yes, I bought a few items from the MLB store, but that’s it. But according to newly released data for this key shopping day, it appears … Read More
In my previous article, I discussed the new record highs achieved by the stock market and how it looks like there will be more gains to come.
Yet based on what we have seen over … Read More
Reflecting on this past Thanksgiving weekend, there was a lot to be thankful for, especially if you have been long in the stock market for the past four years. Now is a time for reflection…. Read More
Technology and growth stocks have been the go-to stocks this year, as the NASDAQ broke above 4,000 on Monday for the first time since September 2000.
But recall that 2000 was also the year the … Read More
Retailers are likely sitting on the edge as we head into the Thanksgiving weekend on Thursday, which means Black Friday is nearly here. The three days from Friday to Sunday are the most critical period … Read More
The more I view this stock market, the more nervous I get. While Wall Street gets set for some terrific year-end bonuses and investors take some amazing gains off the table, I’m sensing some euphoric … Read More
Recently, European Central Bank (ECB) policymaker Jens Weidmann said the strategy of printing money was not the solution to the eurozone crisis. (Source: Carrel, P., “Printing money not the way out of crisis: ECB’s Weidmann,” … Read More
Many accuse China of manipulating its economic data to fit what the market wants to see, yet this kind of behavior doesn’t appear to be isolated to China. It even occurs here—if you believe what … Read More
Sound the bull horns, folks! Stocks are sizzling on the chart, and Wall Street is partying like there’s no tomorrow. Kind of sounds like late 1999/early 2000, doesn’t it? And we all know what happened … Read More
I’m calling it; that’s enough talk about Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve’s likely strategy to continue printing money until the economic renewal picks up steam.
America has spent trillions to save its housing, financial, … Read More
Well, Yellen has shown her cards; we now know the hand she’s playing. The Federal Reserve will stay status quo. In testimony relating to her nomination and expected approval as the next Chair of the … Read More
In spite of its $1,000-plus share price, there’s a reason why Google Inc. (NASDAQ/GOOG) is a buying opportunity.
Now one of the most valuable companies in the world, Google did not start trading until 2004 … Read More
It’s been over a month since I looked at gold, so perhaps it’s time to review my evaluation on the yellow precious metal. To recall, I didn’t like the metal at $1,800 an ounce, or … Read More
In my past two commentaries, I discussed the third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth and October jobs growth. Both metrics looked good on the surface, but after closer inspection, there were clear gaps.
Both of … Read More
In my previous commentary, I discussed the third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth and how it was really weaker than it appeared. The Federal Reserve should realize the underlying weakness in personal spending, business investment, … Read More
The market was impressed with the advance reading for the third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth last Thursday. The fact is that with the Q3 GDP growth at 2.8%, the news was a relief, as … Read More
Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ/AAPL) is maintaining its position as the top seller of smartphones in the U.S., but in the more important global market, Apple is trailing behind its competitors. Unless Apple gains traction in China … Read More
Over the past year, I have heard a lot about how the Chinese real estate market was in a bubble and ready to collapse, similar to the state of the U.S. real estate market in … Read More
There’s happiness at the gas pumps. The price of gasoline has been on the decline with the average price in the U.S. down to $3.29 per gallon as of October 28, a year-over-year decrease of … Read More
I kind of thought that buying in the stock market was somewhat euphoric and based more on the Federal Reserve’s easy money policy than solid underlying fundamentals.
A good indicator of excess in the stock … Read More
The easy money will continue to be pumped into the economy by the Federal Reserve, but the difference, I think, will be that the soft tone will have less of an impact on the stock … Read More
The housing market has had a nice run up over the past several years, but the party is beginning to fade.
Home prices continue to edge higher with a 12.8% jump in August, according to … Read More
Well, it looks like the Federal Reserve has more ammunition for its bond buying program to continue.
Not only is there a lack of jobs across America, as I discussed in my previous article, but … Read More
With the slew of economic data being released this week, we’re obviously starting to get a better sense of where stocks could be heading over the next few weeks.
Of course, the focus will be … Read More