Dow Jones Retakes 16,000 on Stimulus Hopes

A winter storm in the northeast is driving hopes of increased energy usage, while crude is likely being helped by a short squeeze and the Dow Jones retakes 16000. More 

Rising Stock Market Volatility: A Sign of the Times

Stock market volatility ain't what it used to be. Unlike recent years, the VIX has been up consistently. Here's what that means to investors More 

The Dow Jones Closes Below 16,000 as Market Rout Deepens

The catalysts are familiar to anyone reading my work: The current rout in crude oil, domestic and international economic weakness, lackluster earnings, the looming threat of additional Federal Reserve rate hikes and bond market vulnerabilities. More 

The VIX Is a Trader’s Best Friend Right Now (VXX)

Market volatility is elevated, and therein lies opportunity. Bulls and bears alike can pick their spots for profits in the VXX. More 

Chinese Fears Send the Dow Jones Tumbling Triple-Digits

Stocks got off on the wrong foot Monday, and to top it off the S&P 500 is on track for its third consecutive quarterly earnings decline, something that hasn't happened since the recession. More 

4 Ways to Play the New Year’s Selloff

Whether you want to pick up a short position or buy for a long haul, the selloff has offered a variety of investing opportunities. More 

How to Profit from Rising Volatility (VIX, VIXY, VXX)

Stock market volatility is often portrayed by the mainstream media as an enemy. Here's how prudent investors use that volatility for gain... More