VIX

The Hardest (Yet Most Important) Thing Investors Should Do Right Now

"Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful." 1It’s hard to argue with that statement when it comes from no less than the Oracle of Omaha himself, and one of the most successful investors of all time. And the evidence is clear that the seeds of big future profits are planted in markets exactly like this one…

Buy the S&P 500 ETF as Fears Fade

The S&P 500 ETF just gained 1% for three days in a row. And history suggests more gains are in store.

3 Options Trades to Play Market Volatility

Stratospheric volatility is making these options trades attractive. Here's how to dodge direction and bet on magnitude instead.

3 Energy Stocks to Buy at New Highs

Crude oil is boosting energy stocks across the board. Here are three ways for traders to capitalize on continued strength.

3 Stocks to Buy Before the Fed’s Jackson Hole Event

Betting that the Fed will tread lightly so it won't spook Walk Street from Wyoming. With that in mind, here are stocks to buy going into it.

3 Stocks to Fade Headed into the Sell-in-May Season

The bulls are in charge of the indices but within it there are stocks to fade. Today's picks are easy bets against the weak links.

What Did the Stock Market Do Today? 3 Big Stories to Catch Up On.

What did the stock market do today? Reddit stocks pulled back and the fear index jumped. Here's what else you need to know.

The Bears Are Still Hibernating in the Stock Market

Some investors fear the bull market is at an end, but don't fear! Many signs point to it continuing skyward for the time being.

Wednesday’s Volatility Spike Was a Gift for S&P 500 Option Sellers

Stocks soured and volatility soared on Wednesday. Sideways is the new up and that makes S&P 500 iron condors a tempting bet.

3 Stocks to Hedge Your Portfolio Against Uncertainty

When markets are at record highs as we face maximum risk, investors should consider ways to hedge your portfolio of stocks.

Here’s How To Trade American Airlines Stock as It Breaches Support

Traders abandoned airline stocks in the year's opening session, but that set up an interesting opportunity in AAL stock. Wait for oversold conditions, then sell puts on American Airlines stock.

8 Ways to Make Money in a Turbulent Market

A period of turbulence looks likelier than not. Here's are eight ways for investors who want to err on the side of caution to hedge against that possibility -- and still make money.

The Case for a Bullish October

October can be a scary month if you’re a superstitious stock trader. Here’s why… On Oct. 29, 1929, the stock market crashed on Black Tuesday and...

How to Navigate This Week’s Market Volatility

Stocks will likely remain range-bound and continue their volatility as we head into October, but it's not all doom and gloom.

Volatility Indexes Signal Continued Consolidation For The S&P 500

The VIX can give insight into investor sentiment, and right now, sentiment remains uneasy. Big gains aren't quite back on the table.

The 3 Big Indicators You Need to Watch

Demand for gold has been increasing this month because traders are worried about the damage that could be done to the U.S. economy if states and cities reinstate or intensify their lockdown orders.

If You Don’t Believe in This Rally, Here Are 8 Things You Could Do

The Nasdaq Composite is showing a positive return for 2020, even though the unemployment rate has hit its highest level since the Great Depression. These...

Keep Your Finger on the Pulse of Market Sentiment

Looking at the VIX and the SKEW gives you a sense of what traders are doing with options. In this chaos, it's important to stay informed.

3 Market Indicators Warning Us to Sell Stocks Today

Investors don’t need to go into cash, but multiple signs to sell stocks and lock in profits are appearing on price charts today.