Yesterday the Nasdaq Composite Index finally crossed a new milestone, closing above the 6,000 level.
The wave of quarterly earnings reports is hitting a peak with the busiest week of the season - no fewer than 990 companies, 97 of which are part of S&P 500, will be reporting over the next five days.
As a trader who focuses on the use of technical analysis and options, two of the concepts I’m always hammering on about: price foretells the story and it also tends to revert to the mean.
The past few weeks has seen an increase in broad market volatility as missiles have flown and bombs have been dropped.
A paired position is typically constructed by going long a specific security and simultaneously shorting a related issue.
Yesterday we looked into how the willingness of investors to sell option premium short VIX related products might lead to 'People Set to get Burned by Volatility', as those positions could act as dry kindling ready to burst into a …
It’s been widely reported stock market volatility has been on the decline for the past few years, sinking to historic lows in the weeks following the election.
How can Tesla, which makes a fraction of the number of cars, losing money on each one, be worth more than than Ford and nearly equal to General Motors?
As the bull market turns 8 years old it’s not only getting a bit long in the tooth, but valuations are beginning to be stretched.
We just came through one the quietest, least volatile period in stock in history in which the S&P 500 Index went 109 days without a 1% or more decline. This caused the VIX to sink down to the 11 level …