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The spread between Implied Volatility Rank (IVR) and Realized Volatility Rank (RVR) may help you maximize your potential in the market.
With international trade and tariffs making headlines in 2018, the foreign currencies that underpin it have been on the move.
How does implied volatility move on average in a given month?
The VIX has dropped back below its historical average of 19, but does that mean it’s a good time to get long premium?
How do put sales perform in the wake of 5% corrections? Today’s post explores the answer.
Looking for an update on what’s been moving lately in the financial markets? Read on to learn more...
Taking a look at the inverse correlation between SPY and VIX, as well as a comparison of the historical performance of a trading approach in both.
If you've been looking to learn more about pairs trading, read on!
If you’ve ever debated a long stock vs. short put approach, then today’s post is for you! Historical data in SPY is backtested to help provide insight on the performance of each respective strategy.
Today’s post outlines a sample trade in the steel sub-sector which capitalizes on recent developments related to tariffs. Read on to learn more...
How do you manage a trade that has gone against you?
We’re highlighting the trade-off between risk and reward using some powerful graphics (and examples).
When volatility picks up, the number of mispricings in the market can also increase.
Changes in the yield curve have caught the attention of the global financial community. Today’s post provides an update on this important segment of the financial markets.
If you’ve ever wondered how long trades in your portfolio stay active (number of days on average), today’s post is for you!
The strangle is one of the most important tools in an option trader’s arsenal.
Realized Volatility Rank (RV Rank) can be utilized to further evaluate potential trade ideas.
Smart planning around market-moving events can help with risk management, and potentially help you leverage new opportunities. Read on to learn more...
The market has established a pattern of closing on highs and lows in recent months. Does that behavior make future movement more predictable?
A solid understanding of time decay (aka theta decay) is critical when trading options.
Have recent headlines involving China and Russia opened up new trading opportunities?
The ongoing trade war could produce new opportunities in the precious metals sector. Read on to learn more…
Looking to optimize risk vs. reward in your trading approach? Today’s post is for you! Read on to learn more...
If you’re considering short premium opportunities, today’s post may help you prioritize and optimize your approach.
A breakout in VIX has opened up a variety of new possible trading opportunities. Read on to learn more...