VIX

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

To profit from a continued slide in volatility, the CounterPoint Options system is recommending a bearish trade on the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX). More 

Trade of the Day: SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

The CounterPoint Options system is recommending SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) calls, based on its viewpoint of a rally in the broad market over the next few weeks. More 

Trade of the Day: iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (IEF)

The CounterPoint Options system is recommending option positions that would benefit from rising stock prices and a lower VIX and bonds. More 

Defensive Investments Go ‘Exponential’

Bonds and utilities have broken above their bullish resistance lines. More 

5 Lessons Learned for Investing in 2015

Here are some of the pearls of wisdom that come to mind when I analyzed the market, economy and investor psychology from the past year. More 

The Bulls Need a Miracle

It would be quite a feat to break through what appears to be massive resistance. More 

Climbing the Wall of Worry

We think we are still in the early stages of this bearish divergence on the VIX. That means we’re paying close attention to it, but we’re far from throwing in the towel on this bullish uptrend. More