Tweet By Chris Ebert A recurring theme has been presented here over the past several years: the performance of certain simple option strategies quite often gives an accurate picture of the mood of the stock market. The mood of traders – the emotion – does not determine the future of stock prices, but it surely […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert The best time to prepare for a Bear market, as with any foreseeable disaster, is long before it strikes. If one waits for word of a Bear market to be broadcast on the evening news, chances are good that it is already too late to prepare. It’s too late to build […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert These days, there are lots of different options expirations available, so no single expiration is quite as important as it may have been in the past when availability was much more limited. Even so, some options expiration dates, such as September 20, 2014 are more significant than others because they coincide […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert Rarely is the disconnect between the stock market and the economy more apparent than in an extreme Bull market. There are times when stock prices rise so far, so fast that the trend becomes self-perpetuating, feeding on the greed of traders who don’t want to miss the rally. When such a […]