Tag Archive for VIX

Debunking Volume myths; who’s really moving this market?

 (Originally published on Zacks.com) Opponents of this recent bull market will say that volume isn’t as strong as in past rallies and therefore the current trend is weak and unstable.   I found some interesting statistics and trends that might not only negate this theory, but give us a better understanding of who is actually driving…

Is Gold the New VIX?

Written by Jared Levy, Editor, Option Strategies Weekly Tuesday, 30 August 2011 09:58 Those of you who know me know that I love statistics and that I’m always looking for ANYTHING that gives me an “edge” or “early warning signal.” I use statistics to predicted major movements in the market. Some signals are bullish, like…

The Biggest Scam on Wall Street?

Jared Levy, Editor, WaveStrength Options Weekly Friday, 08 July 2011 It’s the day the market fell apart. The day the usual became the impossible. Imagine you purchase an exchange-traded fund or note and the next day it just suddenly stops trading. Would you be scared? Angry? Frustrated? What if you had a profit and couldn’t…

Are SPX Options Signaling a Market Rally?

Written by Jared Levy, Editor, Smart Investing Daily Tuesday, 07 June 2011 11:18 Options give an experienced trader the ability to make money in any market — no matter which way it’s headed. But did you know they can also act as a warning signal or a buy signal? Options can tell you when the…

A Technical Look Moving into Next Week

by Jared A Levy The Federal Reserve partially confirmed Tuesday what we already knew (with respect to the state of our economy) and failed to change interest rates.  Ben Bernanke et. al. did, however, state their intentions to begin using the proceeds from maturing mortgage bonds acquired during the crisis to keep its holdings of…