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$2.00 Natural Gas Is a Real Possibility

Retail traders are generally surprised to learn that natural gas prices tend to soften in November and December.

Get Your Kicks With the VIX This Way

There's a simple way to play this type of weird price action.

Here's the Rub on VXX

I believe there is only one suitable way to use this ETN.

The Major Indices Are at a Critical Crossroads

It is probably a time for investors to play defense rather than offense and aggressive speculators might even want to nibble on bearish positions.

Holiday Markets Are Volatile, Unpredictable and Dangerous: Hedge While You Can

This is not the time of year to be a hero.

CME Group Charts Point to Bullish Future Despite Recent Correction

Buyers of the exchange operator's shares have been aggressive over the last few months.

The S&P 500 Will Soon Face Fierce Resistance - Technical AND Political

Biden's proposed doubling of the capital gains tax rate and the seemingly anti-business stance of his opponents are likely to drag the market down.

Natural Gas Bulls Should Be Patient

We tend to favor a strategy of getting bullish on large dips, but not getting greedy on the rips.

China Will Hold Off on Trade Retaliation -- Here Is What That Means for Markets

Rather than react to headlines and try to decipher market clues as to where it is headed, take a step back and evaluate the bigger picture.

Stunning Treasury Rally Is Likely in Its Final Stage

There are two big reasons why the odds of Treasuries moving higher from here are dismal.

4 Tips for Dealing With Volatility on Trump, China and the Fed

Strong emotions and the high level of volatility will lead to a new crop of opportunities.

Jim Cramer: Pajama Traders Got It Wrong -- Again

The important thing on the China trade talks is that the president can move the market and he doesn't want it to go down too much.

For Gold Bugs, the Fun May Soon Be Over

Gold has had a good run, but the bulls are likely running out of money.

Making Bets on Future Action With SPX, S&P Futures Charts

Using the SPX and S&P 500 futures charts to help stay on the right side of the market, whatever your time frame is.

Stay Cool, Trade Smartly: Ignore the Futures, Yield Curve Craziness

When you hear hysteria over the inverted-yield curve recession fears, ask whether you are really going to sell all your stocks now, because of something that might happen far in the future?

A Recovery in the S&P 500 Is Probably Closer Than Most Think

The corrective chart pattern in the S&P 500 is nearly complete.

Markets Are Bouncing but Must Deal with This Damage

Markets sold off on the back of the 'currency manipulator' designation, but have reversed sharply. The question is whether that reversal will hold.

Will the U.S. Shoot Itself in the Foot in a Race to the Bottom With China?

For Trump to get what he wants, he will tariff nations and cause an economic shock just to get the Fed to further cut rates.

Speculators Could Be 'Too Short' Natural Gas Futures: Reversal on the Way?

Prices are approaching multi-year lows at a time in which the number of bearish market participants is at a multi-year high.

Boo! It Looks Like Volatility Is Around the Corner

I believe a sizable move is on the way, with higher volatility coming.

Novice Trade: VXX Short-Term VIX Futures ETN

Look for the VIX to back off as we enter earnings season.

Beware the Bond Shock on Strong Nonfarm Payrolls

The Fed can't justify a rate cut soon on the strong jobs growth data. Expect bond selling and a follow-on hit to equities.

Intermediate Trade: VIX

Where did the VIX go?

Commodities Are Intimidating: Here Are 2 Slower Ways to Play These Markets

Options enable traders to express their opinions in market pricing without the stress and risk of buying or selling futures contracts outright.

Lockheed Martin and Kratos Are on My Radar, and I'm Tracking Gold: Market Recon

As investors once again anticipate a near-ZIRP environment, keep an eye on defense names and gold.

Powell Nailed FOMC Press Conference, Ball Is Back in Trump's Court

The market is cheering for rates to be cut, but forgets they are being cut on the back of global growth collapsing, which is negative for risk assets.

Stocks and Bonds Won't Be the Only Assets Reacting to the Fed: Watch Commodities

Commodity prices are highly influenced by action in the currency markets which will undoubtedly have something to say about the Federal Reserve meeting.

Plot Thickens: While Fed Unlikely to Cut Now, July May Be Different Story

The longer the Fed waits to cut, the lower rates will ultimately go, but so far there's little hint of action to come.

The Easy Money in Stocks Has Already Been Made: Expect Volatility Now

The risk of being 'long and wrong' is now elevated while the upside profit potential is likely minimal.

Hemp Is No Ordinary Crop and Market

The market for hemp-derived products is exploding and financial instruments that are going to be created to work within the market will grow, too.