Tag: volatility

  • Top Ways to Trade Contagion Fear in the Market

    Top Ways to Trade Contagion Fear in the Market

    Panic has returned to the market – again. Unfortunately, with the latest financial crisis, more downside is likely. After Friday’s SVB Financial crisis, First Republic Bank shares were just halted after plunging 64%, or $52.41 a share.  PacWest Bancorp (PACW) is down 30%.  Western Alliance (WAL) is down 60% on the day. KeyCorp (KEY) is…

  • Top Ways to Trade Uncomfortable Drops in the Market

    Top Ways to Trade Uncomfortable Drops in the Market

    The consumer is in trouble. Right now, 63% of Americans are now living paycheck to paycheck.  That’s up from 60% in October.  “Americans are cash-strapped and their everyday spending continues to outpace their income, which is impacting their ability to save and plan,” said Anuj Nayar, LendingClub’s financial health officer, as quoted by CNBC. On…

  • Top 3 Ways to Trade Mid-Term Elections

    Top 3 Ways to Trade Mid-Term Elections

    Inflation is out of control.  There are fears of a recession.  And the Federal Reserve is getting aggressive with interest rates.  We also have mid-term elections coming up, and expect to see a spike in volatility. In fact, in most midterm elections, volatility has spiked. Ahead of the midterm elections in 2008, the VIX jumped from…

  • Three Solid Ways to Trade the Fear

    Three Solid Ways to Trade the Fear

    Panic has returned to the market – again. The major indices are slipping on inflationary concerns, fears of recession, aggressive rate hikes, war in Ukraine, you name it.  As a result, investors are panicked.  They’re selling everything. Here’s my concern. If the markets fail to find and hold support at current levels, it could test…

  • Market Meltdown: How to Trade the Fiasco

    Market Meltdown: How to Trade the Fiasco

    Markets are getting rocked. Since late April, the Dow has now fallen from about 35,500 to 32,803.   And unless the Dow can hold triple bottom support dating back to late February, we could test 32,272.  After that, there’s no support, until we drop under 31,000. Let’s just hope that doesn’t happen. Unfortunately, traders are running…