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…

OPEC Meeting April 2016

OPEC Meeting April 2016 With an unscheduled OPEC meeting in April 2016 let's take a look at what the stock market expects to come out of the meeting. Although implied volatility is low in the SPX there still seems to be a lot of concern in the financial sector. Many financials lowered there expectations and…

Value Area in Stocks

Value Area in Stocks The market has rallied to the value area in stocks. What happens next will set the tone for the rest of 2016. Let's take a look.

Intraday Trading

Intraday Trading When the market makes no sense it's time for some intraday trading. Today was a day all my intraday trading was "gold, Jerry, gold!" No, I wasn't trading gold, but everything else. I caught nearly a full point move in ZB bonds futures. Got some great action oil futures. I was intraday trading…

Bull Flag Pattern

Bull Flag Pattern A bull flag pattern is setting up in the SPX. What does today mean for the market trend? Bulls will need to see one big green candle to tell them this is the start of the next move higher. A move that could take us to new highs. Bears will be looking…

Straddle Option

Straddle Option With volatility low buying a straddle option in the SPY is one way to play an expected increase in volatility. Tonight let's review a few trades that have turned profitable for us. Also, we are going to set up a trade that you have heard about called buying gamma. A straddle option is…

Support and Resistance Trading

Support and Resistance Trading Here are the support and resistance trading levels I'm looking for to be tested over the next few weeks in the major indexes, gold futures, and crude oil futures. What happens at these key levels will tell us what the market wants to do for the rest of the year. Either…

Stock Market Volatility

Stock Market Volatility Stock market volatility returns today with a broad based sell off. TheoTraders were well positioned for today's stock market volatility. When volatility spikes there is no time to position yourself. You need to be positioned in advance. Here's what I'm looking for tomorrow to tell if the stock market volatility will continue…

Pairs Trading

Pairs Trading Pairs trading set up between the XLF and QQQ.