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Using Options To Help Predict Big Market Moves

Options order flow, particular large or unusual block trades, can potentially help traders predict where a big market move may occur.  Large traders will often use options on ETFs in order to take a directional position on a major asset class or industry.  For example, using the iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF […]

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My Prediction For the Next Stock Market Crash

I regularly host webinars for subscribers to my Dividend Hunter and Dividend Hunter Insiders services. Over recent months, I have fielded numerous questions about a coming potential market crash. I know many investors believe a crash is imminent and are scared about the values of their portfolios. I want to share my thoughts on the […]

Sectors To Watch That Could Make Or Break the Market

Sectors To Watch That Could Make Or Break the Market

Watch today’s weekly options trade with Serge Berger above. 11 days to an income for lifeImagine every 11 days you’re telling your spouse “Hey honey, it’s time to collect our cash.” Like a well you draw cash from again and again every 11 days.Sounds nuts, but we’ve been doing it for years…and now you can […]

Trade of the Week: CBOE

Trade of the Week: CBOE

Last week, for a brief period, there was some extreme options action in Cboe Global Markets (CBOE). The options traded 12x the normal volume, with 91% of the volume in calls. That many calls trading tends to be a bullish signal. In this case, the action was due to a rumor that CME had made […]

Are You the Mark at Wall Street’s Casino?

Are You the Mark at Wall Street’s Casino?

Las Vegas – the gambling capital of the world. Nevada heavily regulates the casinos; requiring a certain percentage paid back to the gamblers. They pour billions into their posh establishments, enticing customers into their casinos and make huge profits – legally. If the public felt the casinos are rigged, they would lose customers, jobs, and […]

Whistling Past The Graveyard

Whistling Past The Graveyard

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s recent remarks really infuriated me. He is “Whistling Past The Graveyard”, again trying to deceive the public. Wolf Richter shares some of his recent remarks:   “Inflation has come in above expectations over the past few months.” “The expectation is that high inflation readings will start to abate.” “We don’t in any way […]