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Category Archives: Derivatives
Where did 2018 go?
Whew, what a week! On Friday the 2nd, an economic report came out stating that wages were increasing. That surely was good news for the market… or was it? Higher wages mean the economy is reaching full employment, which means … Continue reading
Posted in Bonds, Derivatives, Economy, Stocks Tagged Dow Jones, Interest Rates, jobs, VIX, Volatility, XIV Leave a comment
Time to Call it a Bubble
It is not a question of if, but when will the crypto-currency bubble burst. We will explore the parallels with the dot-com bubble of 1999. Continue reading
Posted in Currencies, Derivatives, Economy, Stocks Tagged Bitcoin, Blockchain, Bubble, Currencies, Dot-Com, Technology Leave a comment
It’s finally over!
So the race is over, and now the markets are reacting to President Elect Trump. Who are the winners and losers? Continue reading
Posted in Derivatives, Economy, Stocks Tagged Banks, Caterpillar, Defense, Infrastructure, Policy, Raytheon, Republicans Leave a comment
Making the Most of the Earnings Season
What to do when you expect stocks to move heavily, but you are not sure in which direction? Continue reading
Posted in Derivatives, Stocks Tagged Earnings, Option Strategies, Profits, Straddle, Strangle Leave a comment