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Jobs Slowdown, Higher Rates Kick Stocks Again

It seems that for the first time since 2013, we're on the cusp of a sustained rise in borrowing costs -- one that looks set to happen no matter what the Fed does. More 

3 Reasons the Stock Market Is Vulnerable Now

Stock market bears are starting to flex a little muscle, and warning signals are starting to flare up left and right. Don't be caught unaware. More 

Why the VIX May Challenge All-Time Lows

The S&P 500 could make a run at 2,200 to 2,300 over the next six to 12 months and, if it does, it is very likely that the VIX volatility index will be below $10. More 

Trade of the Day: iShares Russell 2000 (IWM)

It's difficult to determine how to trade options successfully due to the fact that current prices reflect and discount both recent conditions and future expectations. That’s where the CounterPoint Options system comes in. Here is one of its current trades, a bullish play on the IWM. More 

Trade of the Day: iPath VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX)

U.S. stocks have just sort of ambled sideways, but volatility has really crashed in a big way, with the S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX) down 33.3%. More 

Here’s a Look at Q1 Market Volatility

No one knows where the market will go from here, but implementing a decisive plan will be indispensable to navigating this choppy environment and keeping your sanity intact. More 

Trade of the Day: U.S. Steel (X)

The bears got a 2% win last week as Wall Street ran for the exits. There were bullish signs that showed some pressure might be relieved on Friday's rebound, and near-term support held. But there is one particular stock that I’m recommending for a bearish trade. More