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Is Low Volume Signaling An End To The Bull Market?

One of the long used bearish points during this bull market has been volume is light.  The thinking is that low volume is a...
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How Do Stocks Perform The Week After June Options Expiration?

The month of June has been widely cited this year as a seasonally weak period for stocks, particularly because 2014 is a mid-cycle election...

What Fed Funds Futures Are Saying About the Aging Bull Market

With the needle buried at 100 since the Fed's began the Era of Accommodation in late 2008-early 2009 with ZIRP and QE1, Fed Funds...
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Options Trading In Motion: The 1 by 2 Vertical Options Spread

Looks like a bit of a bounce this morning. I wouldn't make too much of that, though, as Tuesday is often a counter trend...
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Market Masters: Ten Common Options Trading Pitfalls To Avoid

Too many new traders see stock options as lottery tickets, chips in a casino, or a path to getting rich quick. They are not....
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Options Trading Education: The Year In Review

This year in the stock market has been all about The Great Rally of 2013. It’s been seemingly unstoppable with no meaningful corrections or...
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Options Education: Collar That Stock

You can sell a call against a stock you own and you can own a protective put under your stock. Well, you can combine...
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Options Education: The Christmas Tree Options Strategy

Today I would like to discuss another variation of The Butterfly options strategy that is similar to the Broken Wing Butterfly, but not exactly...
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Options Education: The Basics of Exercise and Assignment

Every now again I think it fitting and proper to review some of the basic elements in options working method. Today I am going...
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Options Strategies For A Broken Stock Trade

Sometimes bad things happen to good stocks. And when this happens, good stock trades can quickly become broken stock trades. Just like a rising...

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