Navigating the Tariff Trade

Make no mistake about it, there has been a lot of talk about tariffs this year—learning more about them will only make you a better trader. After all, it never hurts to understand the headlines driving the market. Why? Because trading off the wrong headline can cost...

Midweek Market Update

Congratulations, you’ve almost made it through the trading week…and what a roller coaster ride it’s been! Let’s get you squared away with where things stand after some wild market action with the midweek market update. The SPY managed to fill the gap today left open...

The Best Ways to Short Volatility

I wasn’t surprised to see volatility return after the signals the market was throwing last Friday – the VIX spiked over 7%, the markets had a mini-selloff, and a few stocks ran into liquidity issues on Wednesday. Traders must have realized their mistakes, as they...

Intermarket Analysis

This week’s Intermarket analysis is brought to you by the letter ‘V’… for volatility. Because, if you haven’t noticed lately—Investors have been piling into stocks this year with less protection than a teen on prom night. We need protection from teen wolves, not...

Your Jump On The Week

I hope you used the holiday break to get some R&R— because we’ve got an exciting week of trading coming up, as there are several economic and political events you need to know about to be prepared. Now, if you didn’t spend all your time surfing the web for deals...

Push Your Edge To Maximize Profits

Do you know the difference between a good setup and a great setup? If not, then you’re leaving money on the table. If you’re like me, most of your profits are made from a few big trades. Don’t get me wrong…I can grind out a few bucks on a daily basis— but the...