VIX

How to Buy Market Protection Now (VIX)

The VIX has come crashing down, offering an opportunity for traders to play implied volatility and protect their holdings. More 

Unemployment at 19%? Your Asset Allocation Should Reflect Reality

A realistic look at the unemployment picture in the US suggests that investors look to their portfolios' asset allocations and make changes as necessary More 

S&P 500: Why the Bears Will Keep Winning (And How to Survive)

The market is staring three bearish signals right in the face. Be prepared for more pain in the S&P 500, and be prepared soon. More 

Traders: Profit From Volatility With These VXX Options

The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is soaring again. Bet on its eventual downfall with this bearish VXX trade. More 

The Stock Market’s Psychology in One Indicator

What is the stock market's current psychology and what is the one indicator that best capsulizes it? Here's the answer that might surprise you More 

Trade of the Day: VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX ETN (XIV)

Looking at a chart of the S&P 500, I see a “head-and-shoulders” pattern forming over the last two years, More 

QQQ: Bottom Fish with a Tech Stock Put Spread

Looking for a turnaround in tech stocks? Here's a QQQ option spread bound to deliver during a bullish counterattack. More