Bob Lang

Bob Lang has been a private trader in equity and option markets for several years and manages separate accounts via Aztec Capital LLC. He has managed a $300 million pension and 401(k) plan for a Southern California cooperative. In early 2000, Lang started a hedge fund for private and institutional clients. This fund, Aztec Partners, was a top-performing fund that year relative to its peer group. In 2002, Lang worked with floor traders in the active bond-trading group of Countrywide Capital Markets. In May 2011, Lang launched an options trading service called Explosive Options.

Recent Articles By The Author

When the VIX Is Low, It's Time to Go

When the VIX Is Low, It's Time to Go

As the stock indices embark on a breakout move in price, the VIX is showing massive complacency.

Chart of the Day: Cabot Microelectronics Corp

CCMP demonstrates the recent power of semiconductor stocks.

2 Well-Known Consumer Stocks You Should Consider Shorting This Week

2 Well-Known Consumer Stocks You Should Consider Shorting This Week

These 'Bearish Bets' are showing both technical and quantitative deterioration.

Trifecta Stocks Weekly Roundup

We initiated a new position this week as the market shrugged off fresh signs of a slowing economy and renewed uncertainties.

A High-End Retailer, a Restaurant Chain and Other Stocks That Look Good Short

CTB, STMP, LOCO, CNX and TPR all recently were downgraded by TheStreet's Quant Ratings.

Chart of the Day (Part 2): Palo Alto Networks

Correction in price and time appear over for PANW.

Chart of the Day: Microsoft

MSFT soared its way to a new, all-time high Wednesday on good turnover.

Boeing’s Drag on Dow Shows Importance of Knowing Your Indices

Boeing's drag on the DJIA highlights a key difference in how the major market indices are constructed.

Initiating a Position in This Aerospace Bullpen Name

We are making use of this pullback to bring Boeing back from the bullpen.

Altria Continues to Be One Hot Stock

The tobacco giant rose last week even as the market pulled back, so watch to get into the name if it takes a breather.