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Lollapalooza, Jack White and Ghosts: It’s Time to be Concerned.

Apr. 23, 2012, 7:30 am EDT – Price action and volatility trends may be suggesting it is time to adjust volatility exposure. More 

Labor Report, Fed Minutes Add to Traders’ Cautious Stance

Apr. 6, 2012, 6:30 am EDT – The S&P 500 Index is below 1,400, but volatility traders remain sanguine. More 

Volatility Oddities Could Impact Broad Market

Mar. 26, 2012, 9:30 am EDT – Interest in volatility products continues to grow despite low levels in the VIX. More 

Brazil Bulls: Mine for Options Profits in Vale

Feb. 9, 2012, 8:35 am EDT – Here in front of Feb. 23 earnings, we want to gain bullish exposure to Vale by “selling to open” the VALE March 26 Puts. More 

Commodity Chemicals Kingpin Kronos Flying Higher

Feb. 6, 2012, 7:35 am EDT – Despite January’s rally in the S&P 500 (^SPX), there are still plenty of reasons to continue gaining exposure to quality U.S. stocks, such as Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO). The Fed’s easy-money policies will continue to keep the company’s borrowing costs low, and corporate profits should continue to exceed expectations. Furthermore, while Europe is by no means... More 

Fed’s Zero-Interest Rate Pledge Zaps Market Volatility

Feb. 6, 2012, 6:35 am EDT – The Fed’s move to push out low rates into 2014 will drive investors into more-risky capital allocations. More 

Get Some Bang from the Busted Euro with FXE Puts

Feb. 2, 2012, 7:33 am EDT – The euro-zone crisis continues to take a toll on its member countries ... and the currency itself. More 

An Option Trade to Play the Yin and ‘Yang’ of Yahoo!

Jan. 23, 2012, 9:55 am EDT – Someone apparently is expecting a major move in the VIX or at least a major volatility pop in the VIX options. More 

Volatility: Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are

Jan. 16, 2012, 11:37 am EDT – Looking at the current historical volatility measures, the comparisons would indicate that the VIX has more room to drop. More 

4 Hot Option Trades to Kick Off 2012

Dec. 29, 2011, 9:18 am EDT – Keep your resolution for a prosperous new year with these four option trades in AT&T, AOL, CNOOC Ltd. and Western Digital. More