One of the major psychological benefits of #trading options is you can always structure a trade where your worst case scenario is defined, limited and known up-front. This makes getting comfortable with the uncomfortable a lot easier 😉
The past two months has been a showdown between the real economy vs the Fed. So far, the Fed is winning. Are there any good reasons to expect that will change in the near term?
The stock market is never wrong…or right. those terms apply only to our expectations
What are the VIX, the Nasdaq and Bonds trying to tell us?
Amid huge volatility, records have been broken in the stock market over the past couple of weeks. Is this a buying opportunity or is there more pain ahead?
“Is the selling over?” This is a question nobody can answer with any certainty. But in financial markets we are only ever dealing with probabilities, never certainties. And from my viewpoint, the probabilities strongly favour at least a short-term bounce from here.
Key stock market indices the S&P 500 and NASDAQ breached important levels last week. After a mini shakeout in the short term, I think it is likely markets “melt-up” for the next few months before this bull cycle is done.
The broad stock market indices have given no indication of the violent struggle between growth verses value. Here I discuss this sector rotation, whether it is likely to continue and the outlook for stocks generally.