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How To Trade Volatility -- or Not

TheStreet's founder Jim Cramer and a panel of top experts discuss how investors should be positioning their portfolio for March in this month's Trading Strategies session. In this clip above, listen to them discuss what happens when amateurs try to trade volatility. (Hint: Not Good)

TheStreet's founder Jim Cramer hosted this month's Trading Strategies session and he, along with his expert panel, tackled everything from the risk of recession to bitcoin.

His panel included:

  • Tony Dwyer, senior managing director and chief market strategist for Canaccord Genuity;
  • Stephen "Sarge" Guilfoyle, co-manager of TheStreet's Stocks Under $10 model portfolio and author of TheStreet's Market Recon morning newsletter;
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  • Brian Levitt, senior investment strategist for OppenheimerFunds;
  • Jeff Marks, senior portfolio analyst for Action Alerts Plus, Jim Cramer's charitable trust and club for investors

In this clip above, the panel discusses volatility and what happens when uninformed people try to trade it.  As a reminder, volatility is not an asset class.

"Most households should not be playing with volatility," says Levitt.  Listen in to hear why and learn ways to position your portfolio to benefit from it.


Be sure to catch all of our March Trading Strategies articles, videos and podcasts here.

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