With markets down today on news from Cyprus, Jared Woodard of Condor Options says it looks like a perfect opportunity for all of the would-be dip-buyers who have been waiting for a market entry.
Jared Woodard of Condor Options explains the popular VIX-VXV sentiment indicator and why it is not useful for calling market tops.
An intuitive, simple approach to risk management will allow you weather any kind of market.
There is no one right answer about how to trade expiration. Jared Woodard of Condor Options explains why it's a simple question of risk management.
Jared Woodard of Condor Options reviews the Federal Reserve's Flow of Funds data to show why stronger real estate fundamentals justify a strategy selling cash-secured put options.
Jared Woodard of Condor Options explains how bank hedging of knock-out call option exposure exacerbated the recent Nikkei rally, and why that catalyst will be lacking in 2013.
This isn't the kind of market where Jared Woodard of Condor Options thinks it makes sense to start building substantial new short positions, but we're also not interested in buying any dips or selling volatility here.
Jared Woodard of Condor Options points out that as long as the tails of the return distribution remain small, more investors should return to the market.
Jared Woodard of Condor Options reviews the commitments of traders, money flows, and options market data for positioning ahead of two important February catalysts.
Jared Woodard of Condor Options explains that option market order flow is suggesting the possibility of sequestration budget cuts has already been priced into shares of Lockheed and other defense contractors.