When the VIX becomes 'expensive' that is a sign that things are calming down.
Let's review the charts and indicators of XLE.
I'll want to pay close attention to Monday's price action in the TLT.
There's no need to own stocks as a group and no need to crowd into widely-owned individual names.
Here's what you should consider instead during this fear of missing out time -- and know that stock picking should be back in vogue soon.
With the Fed announcing bazooka liquidity measures as selling took a breather, it allowed the market to rally back to the next level of resistance of around 2600. But now what?
The only competition here is making money versus losing money in your own portfolio. Remember that.
At the end of the day, investors really have only three choices to make when managing an investment portfolio -- buy, hold, or sell.
History has demonstrated time and time again that a hammer pattern like the one in the chart shown has been a short-term psychological positive.
I would be a seller of these puts, a la Warren.
Watch these three ETFs for the signs that Fed support is working.
Use today's close rather than the current look, but it will be easy to plug in the close to these charts.
They didn't even pretend to rally -- now let's talk about some positives from Thursday's action.
This is literally something I have not seen before.
I wonder if we are seeing the first sign of the market catching its breath.
When the central bank is on top of their game as they have been of late, credit must go where credit is due.
Monday saw a different sort of market decline -- we saw the Fan Fave stocks get taken to the woodshed.
I still don't think it's a terrible time to begin accumulating shares in quality companies for the long-term.
I'm still not sure a bottom is in play in the market yet, but I do feel like we have the setup for a bounce.
The spread of the Covid-19 virus must be slowed dramatically before the entire nation is in a state of isolation.
GLD longs should protect their positions right now.
The markets clearly do not like the message the president delivered in his talk Wednesday night on how Washington will deal with the coronavirus.
It is the covered call, and it can be used in trading ETFs and individual stocks.
But right now I am seeing a great environment for intraday trading.
Individual investors can act far more quickly than the big boys in reallocating assets.
It looks like oil prices and energy companies are getting hit by a 'perfect storm.'
A look at GLD and the Fidelity Select Gold Portfolio fund.
These real-life examples don't mean leveraged ETFs are without their use. They can make terrific short-term and intraday trading vehicles.
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The massive movement toward sector ETFs is just simply not prudent. Here is why.