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VIX Volatility Index: Did It Just Bottom?

In my blog last night I looked at the VIX Volatility Index INDEXCBOE: VIX Ahead of a weekend, where...
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A Look at Volatility Filters Into Recent Stock Market Decline

The recent volatility, like all volatility events, has brought some traders a fortune and others pain. The ability...
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Uptick In Stock Market Volatility Unnerving For Investors

Stock Market Takeaways: The S&P 500 Index INDEXSP: INX may be overstating the health of the stock market.
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Expedia (EXPE) Offers 14.94% Return With 18.46% Margin For Error

Expedia - NASDAQ: EXPE - "daily" Stock Price Chart Expedia (EXPE) has been on...
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Exxon Mobil (XOM) Offers Potential 11.61% Return in 59 Days for Bullish Traders

Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) Stock Chart - Options Trading The energy sector has been...

Fire Sale On Tanger Factory Outlets Stock (SKT)

Real Estate Investment Trusts have performed very, very well in 2019 with the SPDR Real Estate ETF (IYR) rising 18.80% so far....
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Crude Oil Volatility Spike – A Classic Signal

The correction in crude oil has come as a shock to previously bullish traders and has rippled across global asset markets e.g....
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Las Vegas Sands (LVS): Volatility Brings Opportunity for Delta Neutral Traders

Markets have been in correction mode since mid-October, but one stock has been struggling since well before then: Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS). The stock...
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The Limitations of Max Pain Theory For Options Traders (into Op-ex)

The Max Pain theory suggests that stock and commodity prices will often move towards specific prices on specific option expiration dates. “Max pain” is the price...

Brazil ETF (EWZ): Using Options To Profit Off Implied Volatility

When implied volatility on the Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA: EWZ) went through the roof earlier in the month, I took notice. Having previously hovered around the...

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