Tweet By Chris Ebert Last week’s market analysis concluded with a simple observation “… a move to 1988 or 1935, at any time in the next week or so, would be quite natural.” Well, it’s now evident that the market chose 1988, not because that level is somehow magical, but because it represents a boundary […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert Ever notice how the stock market seems to have a mind of its own, as if it is determined to separate you from your stock positions? If so, you are not imagining things. The stock market is indeed hunting you down; but don’t take it personally. It is simply the nature […]

Tweet Ask the Option Scientist Do you have a question for the Option Scientist? Email it to or enter it in the comment section below. Today’s question: OptionScientist, do you have a chart of option performance going back several years? I would like to compare the current action to past stock-market corrections. Answer: Long […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me”. It is remarkable how much insight that one simple phrase can provide for the stock market. Nobody likes to play the fool, especially the financial fool. Unfortunately just about everyone will be a financial fool at some point; it’s […]