Category Archive for ‘VIX’

Uh Oh, Bulls Could Drop 2-in-a-Row/ Profit Alert!!!

1:15pm (EST) The bulls needed a goldilocks Nonfarm Payrolls number this morning to break through resistance while the bears needed a number north of 200,000. Wall Street was shocked the monthly report showed Nonfarm jobs rose 74,000 versus expectations for 197,000.  The unemployment rate fell to 6.7% versus a forecastRead more

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Bears Riding Santa Out of Town/ Profit Alerts!!!

12:40pm (EST) Futures were showing a strong open ahead of this morning’s bell but a weaker China PMI number took the air out of the balloon that has led to today’s weakness.  Some analysts are blaming it on tax selling but in any event, the bears are pushing near-term support. WeRead more

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Blue-Chips Get a Facelift/ Profit Alert (QQQ)!!!

12:10pm (EST) Out with the old, in with the new. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is made up of 30 stocks.  From time-to-time, stocks are dropped and others added to make up 30 “blue-chips” companies.  Today’s announcement in a 3-swap deal kicks Alcoa (AA, $8.07, down $0.02), Bank of AmericaRead more

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Bulls Looking to End January Strong/ New Trade Alert!

9:00am (EST) “The market was flat on Friday with a little weakness to the downside heading into the second half of trading.  This was normal behavior following the pop past resistance but there was a big development midday that gave the bulls a second wind. There are reports the RedRead more

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Notes from the Street, NEW TRADE!!!

12:50pm (EST) As expected, the market has traded in a tight range today and has pushed red and green as Wall Street continues to wait on word from the Fed and the ECB.  It has been a tension filled 48 hours as the debate rages on what they will orRead more

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MomentumOptionsTrading.com Weekly Wrap for 7/11/10

2Q Earnings Season Starts On Monday  4:30pm (EST) The bulls had a stellar week after taking a beating from the bears that pushed them to the brink and had the major averages on the verge of a collapse.  The market spent much of Friday near the breakeven line before aRead more

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MomentumOptionsTrading.com Weekly Wrap for 5/9/10

3:30pm (EST) What a difference a week made… The market is now in the red year-to-date (YTD) as the bears showed just how brutal they can be.  Often times, the market or stocks will fall faster and harder than they rise and there were plenty of warning signs we used to go shortRead more

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MomentumOptionsTrading.com Weekly Wrap for 2/7/10

2:45pm (EST) The market spent much of the day in negative territory on Friday, as economic troubles overseas and a “surprising” unemployment report kept the bulls on the sideline.  By 2pm, the market had reached its lowest point of the day as the Dow was down 167 points to 9,835.  However, things changed. InRead more

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Weekly Wrap for 8/23/09

11:30pm (EST) 1. Commentary 2. Checking in on the VIX  3. Baltic Dry Index Continues To Tank 4. Earnings 5. Current Trades 6. Closing Thoughts ************************************************* 1. Commentary The bears started the week as if they were serious but the bulls made it clear they weren’t going anywhere last weekRead more

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Weekly Wrap for 5/25/09

1. Commentary 2. What the VIX is Telling Us 3. IPO’s Showing Signs of Life 4. Earnings 5. Current Trades 6. Monday Morning Playbook 7. Closing Thoughts ************************************************** 1. Commentary The market started off strong last week as the Dow hit a high of 8,645 by Wednesday while the NasdaqRead more

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