Agility and the ability to act quickly are the keys to tactical movement in uncertain environments.
Let's remember an elevated VIX simply means big ranges for the indexes.
No one wants to relive that period. So cover one eye, and take a peek at the numbers....
Why is the VIX not moving much with the markets these days?
Here's how hotter-than expected inflation reports are affecting the indexes.
Sellers went into Friday with huge six-to eight-week profits, and came out of Monday with cash in hand.
Let's check all the boxes on market sentiment, breadth, positive divergences and index levels.
In the last 15 years, we have never really had a strong market rally at the same time we have had a hawkish Fed.
Enough portfolio managers are acting out of a fear that they missed the very tradeable mid-June bottom and may have been under-invested over the past month.
Will the central bank be true to its word?