VIX Unusually Tame after Bernanke Statement

As the S&P 500 reaches new highs today after Bernanke's comments allayed the "taper tantrum," traders who rely on volatility are probably wondering what's happened to their summer, usually a time for erratic moves. More 

Can the S&P Break Its Latest Resistance Level?

Wade Hansen takes a look back to the November lows to determine what's ahead. More 

How Low Will the Market Go?

Thinking a 10% correction is outrageous? Think again. More 

Sell in May and Go Away: It’s Done the Job Before

The market is just coming back from a beating last week...but it might not be wise to go all-in just yet. More 

Where to Turn When the Dollar is Strong

Tensions in the Eurozone and Asia have increased demand for the U.S. dollar--but that's usually not a good sign for U.S. stocks. I'll explain which sectors to favor and which to avoid. More 

Navigating This Low-Volume Market

My stance on low volume may surprise you. More 

Wait for Confirmation

Major indices are flashing technical signals, but with the S&P 500 cash index and the S&P 500 futures out of sync, don't do anything just yet. More