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We can look toward a few reasons as to why interest rates fall, the primary one is a lack of inflation or even a deflationary condition. We witnessed this not long ago on a couple of occasions, as you...
Well, that was fast! Just as everyone was recovering from a food coma following a big Thanksgiving feast, it appeared markets were ready to come down and test the February/March lows. A rough 4% loss...
This past week saw markets rise sharply following the Midterm elections, which basically were the results most were looking for. The 60 point move up in the S&P 500 was the ninth best ever. That's...
We don't search for tops or bottoms, that's pretty much a loser's game. When we trade we look for trends, confirmations and patterns that fit with the profile of stocks on the move. Yet, there is...
We would all just love to miss out on market correction. Nobody likes to lose money whether booked or just assumed. Paper wealth feels so much better than paper poor, right? Of course it does. But...
The yield curve has been on everyone's mind these days. Mostly, will the curve invert, how much and will it project to a recession. History tells us when the curve inverts a recession is likely. The...
Delta is one of those option greeks that is not entirely understood. We can stand by the definition of course, which is the amount an option will move with a one dollar move in the stock. There are...
This week the KC Fed will be hosting some of the biggest and brightest economists and central bankers at a retreat/symposium in Jackson Hole later this week. This annual summit has speeches from very...
There are a million reasons to sell, but only ONE reason to buy. We can find any excuse in the book for markets to sell off, any would be convenient enough to justify taking some money off the table....
There seems to be quite a bit of misunderstanding or even mystery about unusual option activity, especially those of large size trades. I have been following the 'flow' for many years now, only...