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Surprised by the big rally off the lows of the 10% stock market correction? It certainly left many investors and traders dizzy. The rollercoaster ride that we were on is very different from previous corrections. The enormous move in volatility came at such a breakneck speed that if you blinked, you may have missed it. That stock market correction was [...]
Why You Need LEAPS in Your Options Trading Toolbox – Webinar Recap Ready to up your game and add some new tools to your options trading approach? During this options trading webinar, we discussed LEAPS, which are advanced options trading strategies that allow you to play a highly volatile market. Given the recent market action, this topic comes at the [...]
You are probably feeling panicked after the chaos last week, so let’s take a step back and look at the stock market turmoil as objectively as possible. The recent downdraft is suffocating markets and players; it is uncomfortable at best and quite scary at worst. Never in market history has the Dow Industrials dropped 1,000 points – and it happened [...]
Weight Watchers has been on a roll in 2018, and it’s not all due to the Oprah effect. The stock usually surges at the start of each year when people vow to get healthy and lose weight (who knows how it ends, but those resolutions are rampant!). After some sideways action in the 40’s and a volatile move up (definitely [...]
by Liz Gurdus After several days of a rapid-fire sell-off that rattled global markets, CNBC’s Jim Cramer and technician Bob Lang took to the charts to prove that some stocks (like FANG stocks) are still worth investors’ time. Lang, the founder of ExplosiveOptions.net and one of the three market minds behind TheStreet.com’s Trifecta Stocks newsletter, specifically called attention to four [...]
The Federal Reserve Board met last week, and as expected, it did not move interest rates higher. However, the committee did voice their intention to raise the rate three times in 2018, and the announcement of higher interest rates seems to be troubling markets. This past week, we saw an unprecedented rise in bond yields; the 10-year bond increased more [...]
New Options Trade Ideas from Skip Raschke – Webinar Recap I was thrilled to have Skip Raschke back for another great options trading webinar. I always learn so much from him – he’s had a long and interesting Wall Street career – and I was not disappointed. He shared some great options trade ideas, among other insights. Skip has worked [...]