Market Commentary & Analysis
08:11:22 PM EDT | 11/20/2014
Who Needs The World
| The difference between global and US economies was put into further contrast today
New Option Plays
08:11:33 PM EDT | 11/20/2014
Consistently Raising Guidance
| Tonight we are looking at a new bullish candidate in the industrial goods sector.
In Play Updates and Reviews
07:40:29 PM EDT | 11/20/2014
Philly Fed Fuels A Rally
| Better than expected domestic economic data helped fuel a widespread rally for stocks on Thursday.
08:08:47 PM EDT | 11/15/2014
Leveling Off May Be Mini-Top
| The Market tends to go from 'extreme' to extreme and a key way to measure where the major indices would be at support or potential next 'resistance' is to track the 21-day moving average and pivotal moving average envelopes. These vary per my charts.
09:41:48 PM EDT | 11/20/2014
Relative Strength In Tech
| Tonight we are looking at a new bullish candidate in the technology sector.
In Play Updates and Reviews
08:45:41 PM EDT | 11/20/2014
New Closing Highs
| The S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials both posted new all-time closing highs. It was also encouraging to see the small cap Russell 2000 reversing yesterday's loss.
Couch Potato Trader Updates
09:41:16 AM EDT | 11/21/2014
| SPX Weekly Iron Condor Stopped Out.
04:30:11 PM EDT | 11/14/2014
Adjusting So that Margin Is Reduced
| Let's look at an example of how an adjustment might lower the dollars tied up in a trade rather than raise them.
09:51:34 PM EDT | 10/15/2014
Panic Sell Offs Do End; They Just Seem Like They WON'T!
| 'Waterfall' declines are driven by fear, panic and are exacerbated by computerized trading but they do come to an end. Measuring tools for where the Market is REALLY extended or at 'extreme' can give some guidance.
Ultimate Investor Plays and Updates
08:31:07 PM EDT | 11/17/2014
Close But No Cigar
| The Dow came within 5 points of a new closing high as it took the lead on Monday.
Option Writers Newsletter
10:22:15 PM EDT | 11/17/2014
| The week before Thanksgiving normally sees mixed markets but Thanksgiving week is normally bullish.
Leaps Trader Commentary
11:49:18 PM EDT | 11/16/2014
Stocks Hit New Highs But Momentum Slows
| The S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials both hit new record highs last week but the market's momentum definitely slowed down.
11:45:06 PM EDT | 11/16/2014
Stocks Remain Overbought
| Stocks are little changed for the week. The S&P 500 managed another record high but the small cap Russell 2000 barely closed positive for the week.
11:45:48 PM EDT | 11/16/2014
Rallies Across The Board
| Our active play list saw all of our candidates post gains last week.
11:46:54 PM EDT | 11/16/2014
| The U.S. market continues to post gains but we're starting to see a few cracks in the rally's armor. A minor pullback now would be healthy for stocks.
11:47:36 PM EDT | 11/16/2014
Paper, Home Décor, Athletic Apparel
| Tonight we are adding three new candidates to the watch list.