Options

Have Earnings Estimates Come Down Enough?

by Options Sensei

Corporations begin reporting fiscal fourth-quarter results in earnest next week and provide updated guidance for the coming year. Analysts have been tripping over themselves over the past few months, reducing 2019 expectations.  However,...

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The Market Has Broken Out of $254 Resistance Level

by Vlad Karpel

All three major U.S. indices are on the move up today and are looking to record their fourth straight day of gains. The market has broken out of $254 resistance level which is now support for the SPY. With earnings season approaching, the market is...

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Bonds do a U-Turn

by Options Sensei

Last week, I made the case that investors who had fled into bonds would soon regret that decision.  Well, it’s not even a week later and people are now fleeing that safe haven.  I think this quick about-face is just the...

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What Happens Next After VXX Expiration?

by Options Sensei

A year ago, several VIX or volatility related products imploded and were forced to shut down.  It now appears the popular Barclay’s iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term (VXX) exchange-traded note will cease to trade at the end of...

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Don’t Panic & Rush Into Bonds, You’ll Regret It

by Options Sensei

U.S. Treasury bonds have surged over the past few days, sending yield on the 10-Year note to its lowest level since last February. The flight into bonds is indicative of investors dour outlook for the economy, and by extension stocks.  But,...

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