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Flash Crash 2015: Did You Miss It?

When markets opened on Monday, August 24, a slew of sell orders were already lined up, causing many computer systems to go haywire. Many brokers were locked out, and with market makers and specialists unwilling to take action, we saw enormous bid/ask spreads, stops being hit at very low levels, and frozen markets. This all occurred at the opening bell, …

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Webinar Recap: Extreme Volatility & Market Movement

options trading webinar with Bob Lang on mean revision

Webinar Recap: Extreme Volatility and Market Movement I led a discussion on this crazy market, which is NOT easy to …

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Volatility Index is Kicking Up

The markets have been on quite a wild ride lately, and the volatility index has made it clear how painful …

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What’s Next for Traders When Market Volatility Rises?

Last week was a difficult one for markets, which I realize is probably a gross understatement. The SPX 500 fell …

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Webinar Recap: Mean Reversion and Volatility Trade Structures

options trading webinar with Bob Lang on mean revision

Webinar Recap: Mean Reversion and Volatility Trade Structures With school back in session in many areas of the country, I …

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2011 Debt Downgrade: The Economic Collapse That Wasn’t

Remember that shocking moment four years ago when ratings agencies had the gall to downgrade the US debt rating from …

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Global Market Analysis With Ashraf Laidi

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Webinar Recap: Global Market Analysis With Ashraf Laidi Today we brought back Ashraf Laidi to our weekly webinar, a foreign …

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