Simpler Summary 12/29/17

Simpler Summary As our final day of trading in 2017 comes to a close, we didn’t quite see the volatility or movement that can typically occur on the last trading day of the year. With the market consolidating, I too find it to be the perfect time to consolidate my Trading Plan. For me, it’s … Read more

Simpler Summary 12/22/17

Simpler Summary 2017 may be starting it’s wind down, but that certainly has not been the case for this market. In January we saw NDX open at 4900.85, SPX open at 2251.57 and RUT open at 1357.98. At the start of this year, some commented that, “we are trading at or near all time highs, … Read more

Simpler Summary 12/15/17

Simpler Summary This week saw a choppy market for a very particular reason … Quadruple Witching. Quadruple Witching is when stock index futures, stock index options, stock options, and single stock futures all expire on the same date. This happens four times a year, on the third Friday in March, June, September and December. Action … Read more

Simpler Summary 12/8/17

Simpler Summary The last two weeks in the market, we have seen a lot more volatility than we’ve gotten in the past few months. The sell-off in the tech sector that began on November 29th, continued into Monday and Tuesday of this week. By Wednesday, the Technology Sector SPDR Fund (XLK) finally made a low … Read more