Scott Chan

Scott Chan moved from China to the U.S. with family at the age of ten. He passed the rigorous entrance exam and attended the merit-based Stuyvesant High School, widely held to be best public school in New York City. He earned undergraduate degrees from New York University followed by an MBA degree from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College.

Shortly thereafter Scott partnered with Dr. Stephen Leeb on numerous financial publications. Today, he serves as the lead analyst for Real World Investing and The Complete Investor.

Mr. Chan is an avid baseball fan and enjoys outdoor activities in his spare time. A multicultural person, he reads Chinese and speaks fluent Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese.

Analyst Articles

1) Sell to close the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) October 20, 2017 $241 put. 2) Sell to close the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE) December 15, 2017 $65 put. We recommend closing out both put options at this time. … Read More

When it comes to companies struck by bad PR incidents, investors should carefully evaluate industry dynamics and customer behaviors to determine whether the bad publicity will have any lasting effect on a company's top and bottom lines. Read More

The U.S. Labor Department today reported that in June the economy added 222,000 non-farm jobs, well above the 178,000 expected by economists. This is the best monthly showing since February and brings the first-half average to 180,000, about in line with the 2016 monthly average of 187,000. The unemployment rate… Read More

Water irrigation company Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN) reported earnings for its fiscal third quarter (ended May 31) yesterday. Net earnings for the quarter were $11 million, or $1.02 per share, a 14 percent year-over-year improvement. Irrigation revenues in both the U.S. and international markets modestly improved, while revenues from the… Read More

Our indicators have done quite well for us. Since the beginning of 2016, when we began to lean heavily on our proprietary indicators, 22 out of 28 indicator-based ETF option trades have been profitable (gross return, not counting commission). Of the 6 that were not profitable, one was exactly break… Read More

On Friday morning we made a change to our portfolio. We removed First Majestic Silver (NYSE: AG), and replaced it with BYD Company (OTCMKTS: BYDDF). While we think AG still retains a good production growth profile, our mission is to follow the best funds we can find. Our reference fund… Read More

Sell First Majestic Silver (NYSE: AG). Buy BYD Company (OTCMKTS: BYDDF). While First Majestic Silver remains, in our opinion, one of the better pure-play silver miners out there, our reference fund no longer favors it. Following our mission, today we remove it from our portfolio. In its place we welcome… Read More

On Wednesday morning, we closed out our two open positions, the VanEcks Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE: GDX) December 15, 2017 $23 put and the PowerShares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish Fund (NYSE: UUP). Our gold stock indicator improved to a “-1” reading and our dollar indicator dropped to “+1.”… Read More