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Profit Taking Shakes Oil Prices
Article By: Daily Forex Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:32 PM EST
Oil prices were lower on Tuesday afternoon, weighed by profit taking and a marginally stronger dollar. U.S. WTI futures were at $61.99 per barrel as of 1:39 p.m. GMT, and Brent crude futures were at $65.14 per barrel, a 0.81 percent decline.
In this article: VIX, BNO, OIL
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The Bulls Showed Signs On Friday That They Might Be Running Out Of Gas
Article By: Ryan Mallory Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:30 AM EST
Plenty of charts are out there with individual stocks showing the technicals hitting resistance and seeing some rejection. I would be careful with price action to the long side.
In this article: SPX, VIX
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A Lesson In Position Sizing From The Volpocalypse Of 2018
Article By: Macro-Ops Tuesday, February 20, 2018 5:18 AM EST
Most famous fund failures have leverage at their core. That’s the true culprit for disaster — not the actual trade ideas. Bad position sizing kills.
In this article: SPX, VIX
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Vexed By VIX? Ask Pravit Chintawongvanich
Article By: David Kotok Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:45 AM EST
Many market agents seem vexed by the VIX. Their recent lessons include a dramatic spiking of volatility, the reactionary pricing of an exchange-traded note (ETN), some forced liquidation, and a blisteringly fast correction in stock prices.
In this article: SVXY, XIV, VIX
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Volatility – What Is It?
Article By: Martin Armstrong Monday, February 19, 2018 10:04 AM EST
The VIX is not a true indicator of volatility. We have three main volatility measurements and each is different.
In this article: VIX
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Above The 40 – A Cloud Emerges Above The Oversold Bounce
Article By: Dr. Duru Monday, February 19, 2018 5:35 AM EST
The trading contours in the aftermath of an oversold episode can move quickly. Another important juncture arrived on Friday in the form of a potentially bearish pattern.
In this article: X, QQQ, SPY, COMP, VIX
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Weekly Market Outlook - Time To Play The Waiting Game
Article By: Price Headley Sunday, February 18, 2018 4:03 PM EST
Following through just as scripted on the reversal bar from two Fridays ago, the market rallied quite nicely last week. When all was said and done, the S&P 500 gained 4.3% last week, following one of the most bearish weeks we've seen in years.
In this article: VIX
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E Market Briefing For Tuesday, Feb. 20
Article By: Gene Inger Sunday, February 18, 2018 3:11 PM EST
Phenomenal persistence was anticipated into the mid 2700's as we approached the holiday weekend. However the way it held together in the face of 'protectionist' omens was altogether reflective of how this fearless market remains on a 'mission'.
In this article: SPX, VIX
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NQ Emini Leads The Way Once Again
Article By: Anna Coulling Sunday, February 18, 2018 12:03 PM EST
Of the three principal US indices, it is once again the Nasdaq 100 and the NQ emini that are leading equity markets away from the lows of the last two weeks and slowly, but surely, regaining the levels last seen in late January.
In this article: QQQ, VIX
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What Investors Should Know About VIX
Article By: Jeff Miller Saturday, February 17, 2018 8:17 PM EST
There is a lot of news lately about the VIX, popularly known as the market’s “fear gauge.” I update the VIX along with actual market volatility each week in my WTWA series. Let’s take a deeper look at this much-misunderstood indicator.
In this article: VIX
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Stocks Rally Along With Yields
Article By: TheoTrade Saturday, February 17, 2018 6:51 PM EST
The headlines said stocks have risen and fallen based on the news on inflation and yields. If you followed the media narrative that said stocks were going to sell off because of the increase in the 10 year bond yield, you got destroyed this week.
In this article: VIX
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E SPX Breaks Critical Supports
Article By: Tony Cherniawski Saturday, February 17, 2018 2:21 PM EST
SPX launched from the lower Ending Diagonal trendline to the top trendline this week. To most investors it felt as if nothing had happened over the past 3 weeks. However, critical supports were broken and the nature of the market is to retest them.
In this article: GLD, NDX, SPX, VIX, BKX
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Is This Rally Real?
Video By: TheoTrade Friday, February 16, 2018 8:24 PM EST
One of the hallmarks of volatility is massive up moves and what we saw this week was the largest up move in a week since 2011. 2011 just so happens to be the last time there was significant volatility in the market.
In this video: SPX, VIX
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AskSlim Market Week - Friday, Feb. 16
Video By: Steve Miller Friday, February 16, 2018 7:29 PM EST
The stock market roared back-- the buying was enormous and non-stop. What should an investor expect now after the robust rebound?
In this video: SPX, UAA, CMG, X, BIDU, AMAT, TRIP, SQ, DO, NAV, BIIB, CSCO, VIX, ANDV
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A Rough Sketch For Hong Kong, China, Maybe A Lot More
Article By: Jeffrey P. Snider Friday, February 16, 2018 6:48 PM EST
What we know about what’s going on in Hong Kong is limited. That’s a shame because I have no doubt what has been transpiring is important for a lot more than Hong Kong and the short run. The connections are too obvious for it to run any other way.
In this article: VIX
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'I Suppose You Think You Raised Hell'
Article By: The Heisenberg Report Friday, February 16, 2018 5:20 PM EST
So U.S. stocks could have done without the “Mueller indicts 13 Russians for conspiracy to defraud America” headline, but other than that, Friday was a fitting close to the second-best week for equities since 2011.
In this article: HYG, LQD, TNX, OIL, SPX, JYN, UUP, VIX, EEM
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