By definition, market distribution is considered more selling than buying, usually engaged by large institutions who are fleeing the markets. This is but one sign of a change in trend but a major signal. When the big money is flowing – either in or out – it is important to pay attention the signs. I’m…Details
Bob started out talking about the recent market moves and volatility. He mentioned a few option trade ideas as well. Bob introduced Steve Eubanks, a trader with Mrtopstep.com. Eubie talked about recent levels and trends in the es futures and how to read the chart for turns.
I looked up the definition of apathy and it came out like this: 1. Lack of interest or concern, especially regarding matters of general importance or appeal; indifference. 2. Lack of emotion or feeling; impassiveness. I think if there were a definition for our markets today you would find the exact same wording. But why…Details
CNBC’s Jim Cramer featured the chart analysis of our founder Bob Lang tonight on his flagship program, Mad Money. BA Stock Analysis by Explosive Options’ Bob Lang Using Bob’s eagle-eyed look at the candlestick charts, Cramer walked through a look at Boeing (BA): “Just because a company seems like it’s in the crosshairs of the…Details
November 11 was the 94th Armistice/Veteran’s Day in our nation’s history – ironic because this started at the end of World War I, the ‘war to end all wars’, and sadly this year was the first Veteran’s Day without a living soldier from that battle. One thing we learned from our recent election is there…Details
Bob started the discussion with an overview of the markets and how we seem to be shaping up until year end. The recent selling may not be finished. Bob introduced Ryan Detrick from Schaeffer’s, who talked about trading, options and volatility – along with some other methodologies.
Below is an updated post from earlier this year, but it certainly applies today or anytime. But there is only ONE reason to buy. As investors/traders we don’t need to know the reasons for selling nor do we care. As the title says there are too many to count. Just acknowledge and embrace it. Europe?…Details
One of the many things we market players have had to get used to is a high speed chase for price discovery. It used to be the ‘slowness’ that defined market moves was a result of inefficiency or just a huge lag time for information flow. Skilled market pros could take advantage of the situation…Details
In this webinar replay, Explosive Options’ senior options strategist Bob Lang walks you through the reasons and situations for using vertical spreads and butterfly spreads in your equity options trades.
So, here we are at the end of October. Winding up the month and the markets are lethargic. That’s not what we are used to seeing this time of year. For reference, companies are normally ramping up production for a big finish to end the year, retailers are taking inventory and stocking up for what…Details