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  • Market News | Technical Analysis & Charts | VIX | Education | Dec 1, 2014, 7:15 PM

    Grinding Higher Economy & Stocks - Weekly Market Outlook

    Grinding Higher Economy & Stocks - Weekly Market Outlook

    As is usually the case, Thanksgiving week proved to be a rather tepid one for stocks, with most of the trading crowd choosing to check out around the middle of the week.  Volume for last week as about half the norm. Nevertheless, where we left off on Friday is where we'll restart things on Monday, so it's still worth figuring out where we are and where we're likely to go from here for the broad stock market. We'll do exactly that below and look at one interesting sector long-term setup,[...]

  • Market News | VIX | Trader Talk | Education | Futures | Dec 1, 2014, 3:35 PM

    Free Webcast and a Cyber Monday Deal

    Free Webcast and a Cyber Monday Deal

    Tomorrow Mark Sebastian and I will be hosting a webcast at 3:30 pm Chicago time to discuss our recent paper on leveraging buywrite strategies along with a discussion of preliminary results for a leveraging SPX put selling strategies. There’s still time to register – www.cboe.com/webcasts CBOE is on the “Cyber-Monday” bandwagon offering deeply discounted online access to many of our upcoming classes. Mark Sebastian and I will be giving on of these discounted classes a week[...]

  • Market News | Dec 1, 2014, 1:15 PM

    OVX (Oil VIX) Rose a Record 118.5%, GVZ (Gold VIX) Up 96% In Past 3 Months

    OVX (Oil VIX) Rose a Record 118.5%, GVZ (Gold VIX) Up 96% In Past 3 Months

    Over the past three calendar months (September through November) – The CBOE Crude Oil ETF Volatility Index (OVX) rose 119%, the highest percentage rise for OVX over three calendar months since the inception of OVX price history in 2007. The CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index (GVZ) rose 96%. The spot prices for crude oil (WTI) fell 31.1%,  gold fell 9.3%. The market capitalizations for Apple (AAPL) stock rose 14%, and for Exxon Mobil (XOM) stock fell 10%. THREE VOLATILITY INDEXES Investors[...]

  • Technical Analysis & Charts | VIX | Dec 1, 2014, 10:54 AM

    Weekly Market Outlook 11.28.14

    Weekly Market Outlook 11.28.14

    (Editors Note: We got this Friday from Larry. Enjoy) The stock market, as measured by the Standard & Poor's 500 Index ($SPX) continues to march upward at a dizzying pace.  The market is overbought, and if $SPX violates support at 2060, we could finally see a correction. Equity-only put-call ratios remain on buy signals.  You can see from the ratios are still trending downward.  That is bullish. Both of the breadth indicators remain on buy signals, and they are modestly in overbought[...]