Stocks

U.S-China Deal Continues To Support Multi-Day Streak

by Vlad Karpel

U.S. indices in the green for the sixth straight day Major U.S. indices are on track to close in the green for the sixth straight day as Friday’s “Phase One” U.S.-China deal continues to support markets.  Impeachment proceedings in D.C. have...

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Will Emerging Markets Outperform the US in 2020?

by Options Sensei

U.S stocks are enjoying an unprecedented outperformance over emerging markets. Can it continue, or is now the time to rotate money overseas?  There is beginning to be the belief that if the trade tensions get resolved, and tariffs removed, it...

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The Winning Way to Play Options During the Holidays

by Options Sensei

Back in 1992 when I was a market maker on the floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) and Board of Trade, a crazy event occurred; Lake Michigan started pouring into underground tunnels and flooding the city in what became known...

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Positive U.S.-China Rhetoric Has Global Markets Higher

by Vlad Karpel

Record highs for U.S. indeces Major U.S. indices neared record highs today off promising U.S.-China trade-deal news while also positively receiving the latest Fed policy update. Yesterday, the Federal Open Market Committee decided to keep rates...

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Markets Rise Following Fed Decision and 2020 Outlook

by Vlad Karpel

Benchmark interest rates stay unchanged, currently in the range of 1.5% to 1.75% Major U.S. indices are on track to close in the green after the Federal Open Market Committee announced it would not adjust interest rates, while Fed Chair Jerome...

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