Risk Reward Trading

Risk Reward Trading Analyzing risk reward is vital for any trader to give themselves the best probability of success. In tonight's video we look at the Nasdaq futures. The market has seen 3 days of the rip your head off short covering rally. Now is their more risk we go down then go up? I…

Stock Market Rally

Stock Market Rally The stock market rally in the last two days has been the most intense we have seen in a while. This is what a strong short covering rally looks like. Oil's low was at $26 on Thursday while the S&P was making a new 52 week low. Since then oil has rallied…

Sell Options Premium

Sell Options Premium This is a premium sellers dream market. Volatility remains very high and now is the time to sell options premium. Nasdaq divergence continues to play out. We have seen the Nasdaq be the weakest index on down days and not rally as much as the other indexes on up days. EWJ is…

Any Hope for a Rally?

Any Hope for a Rally? Stocks continue to sell off today as recession fears grow. Let's take a look to see if there's any hope for a rally before the 3 day weekend. There are a few rays of hope that bulls can point to. Albeit very slim rays of hope. One is the 1800…

Recession 2016

Recession 2016 More and more evidence of a recession in 2016 seems to be rearing it's ugly head. Bonds are screaming higher which is a tell tale sign that the market is thinking recession. Meanwhile financials are officially in a bear market. I keep watching the implied volatility in the XLF and that tells you…

Sell Rallies

Sell Rallies Sell Rallies continues to be the theme of the stock market. This fragile market can not get a rally going. What kind of opportunities are in this type of market. Right now there are two types. One, there are several names that are showing strength in spite of the market sell off. These…

XLF Volatility Signals Fears

XLF Volatility Signals Fears XLF volatility signals fear is at an extreme. The implied volatility is telling anyone looking to stay away from the long side of this market. It is also telling us is that no longer risk is here, but here to stay. The XLF IV% is over 30% for the foreseeable future.…

Stock Market Divergences

Stock Market Divergences Stock market divergence is taking center stage with the Nasdaq still outperforming the RUT and S&P by a wide margin. Eventually the indexes will have to get back in alignment before the bear market is over. Let's also take a look at the high volatility in the XLF. In tonight's video you'll…

Commodities Go Up

Commodities Go Up Commodities go up today with the dollar imploding. What you need to know about gold, oil, bonds, and stocks going into Friday.

Stock Market Levels

Stock Market Levels Stock market levels are important to keep on your screen. We have been pointing out the significance of the 1871 level in the S&P for quite some time. Today the sharp sell off stopped at the 1871 level and rallied. The financial stocks represented by the XLF sold off to new lows…