AAPL Baking Shorts

AAPL shot higher again today taking the over all stock market with it. As well as taking out any shorts in its path. Let's look at some potential catalyst for the market. There is now only a 12% probability of rate hike next week the Fed. This comes after the ECB and the Bank of…

Sell the Rallies, Traders are Buying Risk Protection

AAPL trying to hold markets together on news of stronger than expected iPhone sales. However, there's a few areas that traders are not watching - VVIX, Financials, and Utilities. Let's look at these areas in detail. Also, get my recommendation for the rest of the week...

Letting the Trade Come to You

Let's review some key support and resistance levels in the market and set up a strategy around it.

They Pulled Us Back In

What a difference a day makes. The dovish Fed official who on Friday was thought to go hawkish has remained dovish today. Yes the market is spastic. This news ignited a rally right into the ball of risk level that we have been discussing for the last 7 weeks. Where do we go from here?…

This is Just the Beginning

You want volatility? We got volatility! The markets had the largest move on Friday since Brexit. First, I want to give you an idea of how intense the selling got. Next, TheoTraders must be prepared for what's coming. The selling we saw on Friday may be just the beginning. Stocks that got the hit hardest…

Narrow Your Field of View for Today’s Opportunities

When swing trading isn't working because the markets aren't moving it's time to intra-day trading. Here are the types of trades we look for on an intra-day basis as we wait for the markets to break out of the tight range...

Facebook Sets Up for a Short Trade

A fun fact for TheoTraders - real volatility in the market is now at an historic low. Never before has the market seen less movement and today was no different with the indexes moving 0%. In a market like this you need to look at specific stocks for set ups. Tonight I'll share with you…

Starting to Lean into Expected Rise in Volatility

The markets continue to hang on every word from the Fed. The Fed is very unlikely to change monetary policy until December. What that means is a continuation of historic low interest rates and no change in the status quo. However, let's review some exhaustion signs from the market and see what opportunities are ahead...

The Big Hedge Driving Markets

Free Online Seminar The Next Big Short with Don Kaufman Wednesday, September 7th at 8 PM New York Time / 7 PM Central https://theotrade.com/short/ Thanks to the Volker rule in the Dodd-Frank Bill big banks need to dynamically hedge their positions. This means when the market goes up they need to buy S&P Futures into…

Critical Levels on the S&P - Doing it Live!

Today's trading day is a great example of having the ability to look over the shoulder of an experienced trader. Let's look at a clip from this morning's room session with Don Kaufman. Then if you'd like to join TheoTrade's live trading chat room here's a special (35% off) one time offer link to use:…