• The Low Probability Play

    The Low Probability Play

    Now we face another event that could have a potentially large impact. If Trump wins, the market could tumble. That fear is what has driven the VIX up 50 % in the last seven trading days. And there is no saying that the market won’t sell off after the election regardless of the outcome. You just never know what might happen.
  • Simpler Sentiment - Weekly Wrap Up 10/28/16

    Simpler Sentiment - Weekly Wrap Up 10/28/16

    The Nasdaq 100 followed a similar pattern, as did the Russell 2000, but the latter is at the lowest levels since early July. The VIX pushed back above 16, topping 17 at the worst of the selling today. The VXST, the 9-day Volatility Index, was up near 19 and is now around 17.
  • The Best Way To Leverage Fibonacci Analysis Around Earnings

    The Best Way To Leverage Fibonacci Analysis Around Earnings

    Unless you know exactly what you are doing with options strategies and are willing to risk some premium for a roll of the dice, I will suggest that NEWBIES stay out of any earnings trading strategies.
  • Planning A Trading Computer

    Planning A Trading Computer

    Building your own isn’t for everyone and you may even be able to get a computer for less money buying it as a complete bundle. But even if you’re having someone else build your computer for you, a discussion of what components to use and how to select them might be useful.
  • What Time Is It?

    What Time Is It?

    The point is to block out the noise and focus on your bread and butter. What type trading do you enjoy? What type trading are you profitable and consistent with? Once you sit back and can focus on which type trading you really want to use, you can gain clarity and relieve some stress of trying to figure trades for every time frame.