Collect Profits in the S&P 500 With a Weeklies Credit Spread

Be a bear in the S&P 500 but give yourself a stronger margin for error and safety using a SPY Weeklies bear credit spread. More 

Should You Invest in Market Neutral ETFs?

I was recently asked by a reader named M.M. about the benefits of investing in market neutral funds. Choosing among these ETFs is tricky, but here are tips on how to invest. More 

Brazil’s Crises Shows the News Is Always Worst At The Bottom (EWZ)

An old saying on Wall Street that I will paraphrase is that the news is always 'best at the top and worst at the bottom'. Today's situation in Brazil proves the point. More 

The Single Most Important Factor In Selecting An ETF

After researching a reader question, I came up with the single most important factor to consider when looking at ETF investment ideas. It's as simple as this... More 

Market Coiling Up for a Breakout

The charts of the major indices are currently forming right triangle patterns. More 

What Will it Take to Start Turning the Bear Back?

So far, the "recovery rally" is only mildly encouraging. More 

Puts and Calls: Market Hedges for Volatile Times

The market's sways have been downright nauseating. But investors can fend off some of the discomfort using puts and calls for market hedges. More