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The Big Moves in Oil and Stocks Are Not Just About Omicron

Rates, bonds and volatility had been showing distress for some time now. As usual, equities are the last ones to react.

There's a Lot More Than Omicron Impacting This Market Now

There are other reasons that contributed to Friday's selloff that still need to be resolved.

I'm Playing for a Flush -- Of the VIX

This is a pretty cheap play, and pays out nicely if the VIX breaks back below 17.

Surprise: Sentiment Gets Extreme

Here's why I see volatility ahead -- but don't get bearish just yet.

Here's How I'd Play the VIX Now

Buying out-of-the-money puts is what has been holding the VIX higher.

Why This Fed Meeting Is So Different and What May Happen Wednesday

There is a lot that will be determined at this pivotal meeting. Here's my base case.

Watch Out: Volatility ETFs Are Back

After over a year of commenting, the SEC appears to have cleared hurdles to allow a new XIV, along with a new TVIX, to list in the near future. Will they be less 'explosive'?

I'm Put-ting on the VIX

With movement low, the VIX really high, and September expiration next week, take a flier on some VIX puts.

We're Due for a Bout of Volatility

After a week of a whole lot of nothing, we could be due for a bout of volatility.

Enter the Four-Step VIX Cycle

Here's how to play the Volatility Index as it hits 18.5.