The Big Idea
The price action of VIX, while related to the VIX futures, does not directly drive the price of VIX futures. It is key to understand why.
March 10, 2014 3:22 PM ET
Let's not forget that cash is a position and there is no reason to trade for the sake of trading if quality setups simply don't exist. Here are some trades I liked and the reasons I did not take them.
March 10, 2014 11:05 AM ET
It seems likely that one investor opened both spreads in UAL and DAL as part of a sector strategy.
March 10, 2014 10:02 AM ET
In this case I think traders are bidding the options higher than they ought, so we will sell some premium.
March 10, 2014 9:21 AM ET
The trade tactic I prefer for BRCM now is the crisscross strangle, expiring in April.
March 10, 2014 9:16 AM ET
We have successfully traded this name before and hopefully this venture will be another winner for us.
March 7, 2014 12:29 PM ET
At some point, I think traders will get tired of paying such a high price for protection, especially if we get a calm weekend.
March 7, 2014 9:59 AM ET
Thursday's action triggered some key reversals in currencies and other major assest classes. Here's the impact they had on our positions and how we're rounding out the week.
March 6, 2014 11:11 AM ET
We are done fighting the trend for now given ECB resolve and what looks like a closing window for easing/intervention.
March 6, 2014 10:49 AM ET
After a brief (one day!) dip on concerns about events in the Ukraine, US markets quickly resumed their bull run, with just a few names setting new 52-week highs during yesterday's trading.
March 6, 2014 10:01 AM ET
This trade is purely based on my interpretation of the technicals for GE.
March 6, 2014 9:51 AM ET
Two plays I want to look at today are almost mirrors of each other.
March 6, 2014 9:40 AM ET
This healthy combination of momentum and solid fundamentals suggest a put sale on this name.
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