Carl E. Sera is a Portfolio Manager on Covestor and Managing Principal at Sera Capital Management, a Registered Investment Advisor. He is a Chartered Market Technician and co-author of Financial Tales.
Recent Articles By The Author
Why a 2% Slide in the S&P 500 Has Meant a 50% Jump in Volatility
To what can we attribute the market's choppiness? Nobody knows what to expect with the presidential election on Tuesday.
Improve Your 60/40 Portfolio? Decrease Exposure to Stocks and Increase Volatility
There is a better way to manage a portfolio so that it can withstand a bear market.
Unusually Low Volatility Levels Mean You Should Move to Cash
Unusually low volatility levels mean it's time for you to take your profits on this equities rally and move to cash. Here's why.
Brexit: Expect Volatility to Spike After 'Leave' Vote
Expect market volatility to surge, the pound to slump and stocks to test their February lows.
Why the Stock Market Is No Better off Now Than It Was a Year Ago
The stock market is making lower highs and lower lows. This is a characteristic of the beginnings of bear markets.
Era of Central Banks Propping up Stock Market Has Come to an End
A rate hike is finally anticipated, but in the meantime, it might be smart to hold 7-to-10 year Treasury bonds.
Here's What You Can Expect the S&P 500 to Do Next
The VIX's close on Friday shows that investors are becoming increasingly complacent as the S&P 500 approaches key resistance levels.
Buy the 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund While Volatility Is Unusually Low
During this rarity, investors may want to avoid stocks and fixed income until the situation changes, but for those who want to pick something, IEF might be the best bet.
Volatility Will Increase Over Next Few Months; Investors Should Be Cautious
Hedge your bets because volatility should increase 20%–30% in the upcoming months.