Bob talked this afternoon about this low volatility market, earnings, Apple of course and some recent trades. He answered some questions and also took some chart requests.
One thing I love about the beginning of the year is another round of earnings season, the time where companies show what ‘they got’ and we see big price jumps up and down (generally speaking). As an option trader this presents tremendous opportunities for gains whether playing in front of earnings or afterward. I…Details
Bob gave his first webinar of the year and chatted about markets, the charts and the structure. He talked about recent trades STX and WDC among others. Bob brought in Ken Shreve, a terrific analyst/trader who talked about markets and his view on the current structure.
However, if you’re only focused on gains in the Dow right now, then you’re at risk of missing another move – one that could be even bigger. According to Bob Lang, a technician who is also a Cramer colleague at RealMoney.com, patterns in the charts of the Nasdaq 100 and the Russell 2000 suggest both…Details
Phil McDonnell is an experienced trader and a fantastic writer. He is a colleague of mine at OptionsProfits. I think you’ll enjoy and learn from this article! Phil has written extensively over the years on trading, volatility and correlation. One of my favorite writers, Phil has put together a quick article about a favorite topic…Details
There is so much promise and optimism in the new year we almost forget there is an unlucky #13 inside of it. How many of you are superstitious? Ever find yourself being careful and worried on a ‘Friday the 13th’? Well, I don’t think this year will offer too much to worry about as it…Details
With all eyes focused on the fiscal cliff it is easy to ignore or even dismiss other important data that is happening. Hint: It ain’t so bad! One piece of critical data that came out a couple weeks ago was about the deficit, which has been shrinking, albeit at a slow pace. The key here…Details
With the start of a new year we always hear about resolutions, or trying to arrest bad habits and to start on a path of good ones. It’s usually easier said than done and we often find by the end of January our motivation has disappeared and we fall back into the same old patterns…Details
I believe that we will win! (heard loud and often at SDSU Aztec basketball games) The President believes, and even the Fed Chairman believes. I think most of the world reluctantly would agree with them. Santa Claus? No, we all know he’s real. The Aztecs? Of course, but we’re talking something a bit different. And…Details
(CNBC, December 18, 2012) Considering shares of Goldman Sachs are about 40% higher over the past 6 months, can the stock possibly have more room to run? With a resolution to the fiscal cliff becoming more likely, conventional wisdomwould suggest the answer is yes. After all, Europe’s financial woes don’t seem to be as bad…Details