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.

Buy Stocks on the Dip?

Buy Stocks on the Dip? Do you buy stocks on the dip? Tonight let's take a look at the major indexes to see what levels are going to be the key to watch.

Long Gamma Trading

Long Gamma Trading This market is perfect for long gamma trading. We will talk more about being long gamma in tomorrow's trading room and set up some trades. The market continues to be quiet with volatility as low as it can get. The selling today was on very light volume. Let's take a look at…

SPX Chart Analysis

SPX Chart Analysis In theovideo weekend edition we will focus on a SPX chart analysis on multiple time frames. Taking a step back and looking at where we have come from in the big picture can help us determine where we may go. Let's take a deep SPX chart analysis dive and see what we…

Probability of Touching

Probability of Touching Probability of touching provides all traders with a very important piece of information. Trading is all about probabilities and knowing what the probability of a stock reaching a certain price will help you in all of areas of trading. Let's take a look at one ares.

Low Implied Volatility Strategy

Low Implied Volatility Strategy When implied volatility is low, we need to use a strategy that will benefit from an increase in volatility. We usually like to sell implied volatility in order to give us a statistical edge in the markets. However, when implied volatility is essentially zero - what do you do? Let's find…

Fed Watchers

Fed Watchers Fed watchers closely listened to Yellen's speech today. The speech was a lot more dovish than investors anticipated and that sparked another break out to the upside. Some Fed watchers are issuing caution. What does Yellen know about the economy that she has turned so dovish in the last few months? Will Friday's…

Liquidity Risk

Liquidity Risk Liquidity risk was on the table today as the stock market saw its lowest volume day since the week between Christmas and New Years Eve last year. There were very few stocks trading enough volume today to even look at. NFLX and FB were the notable exceptions today barely. This was a day…