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Trading and Navigating the S&P 500 as Volatility Ticks Higher

Context: A Simple Swing Chart The S&P 500 (SPX) has been trading with volatility in 2018, ever since the high was achieved on January 26th. A...

Kraft Heinz Co. (KHC): Investor Pessimism Getting Extreme?

The Kraft Heinz Company has had a difficult few months with the stock dropping from $80 to $57 currently. This company caught my eye when...
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Don’t Look For A Rebound In CBOE Shares Just Yet

On May 4th, CBOE Global Markets (CBOE) reported better than expected results, topping expectations for EPS and revenue for the first quarter. Despite the positive...
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Biogen (BIIB): Using Options to Position for a Move Higher

In this post, I’ll take a closer look at Biogen (BIIB) and share some thoughts on its price chart, along with some options ideas...
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Two S&P 500 Indicators Reach Extremes In 2018

For some time we have talked about 2 specific extremes in the S&P 500: Market Volatility & Investor Sentiment. But as a confluence of 3 key...
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U.S. Equities Update: Investors Shrug Off Inflation Concerns

The equity market rallied for the second week in a row last week with the S&P 500 Index gaining more than 50 basis points....
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How To Trade A Poor Man’s Covered Call

Most traders worth their salt have used, or at least heard of covered calls. Covered calls are really easy to implement and are a proven...
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Using Cash Secured Puts To Pick Up Stocks For Less

Getting paid while you wait, I like the sound of that. A cash secured put is a conservative options strategy that can be used to...
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Investor Sentiment Update and Outlook: 5 Charts

The much awaited and widely predicted correction (that no one really ended up predicting) has turned 2 weeks old now, and driven the S&P...
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Stock Market Trends Review & Outlook (Week 7 / 2018)

THE BIG PICTURE Investors are operating in a volatile stock market climate for the first time in many months. And the reality of a stock...

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