Intermarket Analysis: November 18

The market sent a clear message this week to all the shorts:     Large caps lit up charts on a relentless march higher, while the Russell 2000 trails miles behind. The gap widened further last week with the SPY outperforming the IWM by over 1%.   SPY...

The Jump on the Week

Over the last six weeks, the S&P 500 has gained nearly 10%. Back then it was a news-driven market—a time when itchy twitter fingers and fake news mattered. And while the media circus will only intensify as we approach the 2020 election, the market has currently...

It makes me more money than stocks

People lie… numbers don’t. So, I’ll just leave this here:     No, those are not stock returns…  Nor are they gains on options positions.  These are examples of the massive windfalls some investors made—who got in early—BEFORE the companies went public.  And...

Two strategies that profit off moving averages

Before I jump into today’s topic of moving averages. Let’s pause a second and take a deep breathe, inhale, and then exhale.  Does the air feel different, now that the market has smashed through all-time highs? And where do we go from here? When it comes to my trade...

Is now the time to buy into China?

The news would have you believe everything is sunshine and sparkles with the Chinese markets. Nevermind the unrest in Hong Kong, trade wars, and a shrinking population that’s stifling growth. The talking heads point to the Chinese large-cap ETF FXI and how it’s up...

This week’s Intermarket analysis

You haven’t truly danced with the devil until you traded volatility. It’s a tricky business best left to the professionals. But who’s going long volatility in Bullseye and Total Alpha this week and has two thumbs? This guy!   With the market at all-time highs and...