Is Stock Price Volatility on the Rise?

Is Stock Price Volatility on the Rise? According to the media stock price volatility was on the rise. Is that true? Well, the answer is yes and no. Let's separate fact vs. fiction in this weekends edition.

Is This the Start of the Stock Market Sell Off?

Is This the Start of the Stock Market Sell Off? Many people have been looking for the stock market to sell off after making an amazing run of 300 S&P points in the last 10 weeks. The next logical step would be a sell off and it would be healthy for the market to do that…

BAC Options

BAC Options Let's setup a trade in Bank of America (BAC). We will use BAC options. I will walk you through the financial stocks tonight and show you what I'm looking for when selecting a stock inside a sector I'm bearish on.

AAPL Earnings

AAPL Earnings AAPL earnings are out and they are as ugly as it gets. The first revenue and earnings miss in 13 years. The AAPL earnings are also bad news for the rest of the market as it leaves other investors wondering if the largest and most profitable company in the world is having a…

Trade AAPL Earnings with Options

Trade AAPL Earnings with Options What is the best way to trade AAPL earnings with options? Tonight we are going to dive in and use some historical earnings statistics into what to expect out of AAPL tomorrow. I'll also share the trade that I would do if I was going to take a shot at…

Where is the Implied Volatility Risk

Where is the Implied Volatility Risk Where does the market see the higher implied volatility risk? It's surprising to see that despite earnings announcements next week and a FOMC meeting that the SPX implied volatility remains low. You look at other markets like the XLF, the ETF of the financials and QQQ, the Nasdaq 100…

Why is the Stock Market Down Today

Why is the Stock Market Down Today The stock market was down today after an incredible 300 point rally in the SPX in a very short period of time. Think of the rally like you're running up a hill. At first your sprinting up the hill, but then you start to get tired. As you…

Trading Google Options on Earnings

Trading Google Options on Earnings Google the next big company to report earning on Thursday after the close. Trading Google options on the earnings announcement can be tricky. Let's first talk about which stock symbol to trade earnings on. Then let's look at a few possible options strategies you may want to utilize tomorrow.

Dow Jones Futures Chart

Dow Jones Futures Chart The Dow Jones Futures Chart is the leading index because of all the dividend paying stocks. With negative interest rates taken hold in the EU and Japan many investors are looking to put their money in dividend paying stocks. Let's also look at some key signs that may point to this…

Options Earnings Strategies

Options Earnings Strategies Learn the best options earnings strategies. Most investors are trading options during earnings season wrong. In this video I'm going to show you the 3 best options strategies for trading earnings announcements. You may know what earnings are, but less know about the different strategies to use when trading options in a…