Chart of the Day $FEZ: Euro Trip


As the week crawls to an end, the week that was saw the first bout of equity volatility in a while.  As I write this the VIX is up about 17% from last Thursday's close, off of a level that matched 7 … [Read more...]

New Trade – Trader $VIX


After a string of success, our most recent trade in the VIX was a loser (full post here).  However, the process behind this trade is more important than its most recent outcome.  We hit an … [Read more...]

Chart of the Day: VIX Vapors


There has been a lot of talk on this site and every other financial media outlet about what the low VIX means for the health of the current market rally (see our discussion from Friday here).  The … [Read more...]

New Trade $GE: Electric Charge?


Since breaking out above 1900 to new all time highs on May 27th, the SPX has grinded higher by about 2.5% or about 50 points and now sits up 5.5% on the year, up 12% from the 2014 lows made in … [Read more...]

MorningWord 5/30/14: Hole Poking the Rally


The most hated rally in the history of the stock market keeps chugging along and despite the SPX's recent breakout to new all time highs, and a pretty one at that, its hard not to try to poke holes in … [Read more...]