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VIX Volatility Divergence Sends Mixed Message To Stock Market

The S&P 500 Index is jumping once again to new highs — but is the volatility market sending a non-confirmation warning? A few weeks ago, we...
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COT Report (September 7): VIX Volatility Index Signaling Caution

The chart and data that follow highlight non-commercial commodity futures trading positions as of September 4, 2018. This data was released with the September 7,...
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Navigating Crude Oil Through August Option Expiration

Like many markets, the NYMEX crude oil market has trading volumes that greatly exceed physical supply or demand. This is one reason why I don’t...
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EBAY Offers 24.22% Return for Neutral Traders After 10% Drop

EBAY (NASDAQ:EBAY) had a tough day on Thursday. In fact it was the stocks worst day in 2 years for the stocks as it dropped...

VIX vs SPX Options Expiration Outlook with Price Magnets

It's options expiration week. Let's look at Volatility Index (INDEXCBOE:VIX) and S&P 500 (INDEXCBOE:.INX). This week, VIX Volatility options expire on Wednesday morning, the S&P 500...
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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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