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 

2 Smart Market Hedges to Make Now (SH, VXX)

Several major market indicators say we could see selling for weeks. Use hedges like the SH and VXX to protect yourself in the short term. More 

4 Reasons the Nasdaq 5K Won’t Last

The financial media echo chamber is reverberating with calls about how the Nasdaq Composite is ready to build on its high of 5,000 it achieved this week. Don't believe the hype. More 

3 Best Funds to Leverage Market Volatility

While the bulls and bears duke it out, you can sit ringside and win with the best funds that leverage volatility. Here are three funds to consider. More 

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 

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 

5 Reasons the Santa Claus Rally Won’t Last

The market has enjoyed a reprieve from selling pressure, but the Santa Claus rally won't stick around for very long. More