Stock Market Trading

Market Direction Strategy Discussion – This Isn’t 1929

Categories: Bear Market and Corrections, Stock Market Trading

Market Direction Strategy Discussion – This Isn’t 1929

This is a strategy discussion for FullyInformed Members as I look at what I am doing at present and market direction in general. The media is filled with articles trying compare 2014 to 1929 and warning of an impending collapse in stock valuations. In this strategy article I discuss the two big market crashes of Black Monday in 1987 and the Flash Crash of 2010 and why there were indeed signs to be aware of. I then look at the present warning signs of this…

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Controlling Emotions In Corrections

Categories: Bear Market and Corrections, Stock Market Trading

Controlling Emotions In Corrections

This discussion article looks at a method I use to remove emotion from a market correction. When markets correct, many investors get emotionally charged and as valuations tumble they make mistakes. Everything from buying back losing option positions to selling stocks for small gains or losses. By having a goal long before a correction occurs and understanding how corrections work and why we become emotionally attached, investors are able to make decisions that protect their capital and keep them on the winning side of trades.…

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Decision-Making For When to Roll The VIX Index Strategy

Categories: Stock Market Trading, VIX Index (CBOE Volatility)

Decision-Making For When to Roll The VIX Index Strategy

I received a lot of emails over the past couple of days from investors wondering about rolling their VIX Index call options. Many investors did not roll their December call options earlier and are wondering what I think about rolling right now. This is a FullyInformed Members strategy article discussing the VIX Index Strategy. While I cannot offer personal financial advice as I am not a financial planner, broker or consultant, I can look at the decision-making process I go through when making a decision…

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The VIX Index Strategy – 10 Common Errors To Avoid

Categories: Stock Market Trading, VIX Index (CBOE Volatility)

The VIX Index Strategy – 10 Common Errors To Avoid

One of the more intriguing strategies is the VIX Index Strategy. There are though 10 common errors that a lot of investors make when trying to apply the VIX Index Strategy to their trades. This strategy article for FullyInformed Members looks at the top 10 common errors investors make and how to avoid them. 10 Common Errors To Avoid When Using The VIX Index Strategy To read this strategy article on the 10 Common Errors To Avoid when using the VIX Index strategy, FullyInformed Members…

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Market Direction Portfolio Trade Alert for Nov 14 2013

Categories: Stock Market Trading

Market Direction Portfolio Trade Alert for Nov 14 2013

For FullyInformed Members there is a new trade alert this morning in the market direction portfolio. For those members who are following the portfolio I have adjusted all positions and adjusted stops this morning as well as I continue to engage in stock market trading of the Ultra ETFs against market direction. Trade Alert for Market Direction Portfolio – Nov 14 2013 To read the market direction portfolio trade alert details, FullyInformed Members can can login directly through this link or Members can sign in…

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Understanding Volatility In The VIX Index Strategy

Categories: Stock Market Trading, VIX Index (CBOE Volatility)

Understanding Volatility In The VIX Index Strategy

To profit consistently from the VIX Index Strategy, it is important to time entry and exit properly. Yet no one can judge or predict with any degree of certainty what event may trigger higher volatility within stocks as measured by the VIX Index. The VIX Index strategy can return anywhere from 10 percent and up within a matter of a day or days and no one can truly judge when the best time is to enter this type of trade. For this reason, it is…

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Volatility and Option Trading – VIX Index Strategy Returns

Categories: Stock Market Trading, VIX Index (CBOE Volatility)

Volatility and Option Trading – VIX Index Strategy Returns

Volatility and option trading  go hand in hand with specific strategies targeted at volatility. But that does not always mean volatility has to be high. The VIX Index strategy relies on both low volatility or declining volatility and rising or high volatility for its profit. Often profiting through volatility and option trading is easier than a lot of investors think. This is a FullyInformed Members trade alert. Volatility and Option Trading details To read the today’s volatility and option trade details using the VIX Index…

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VIX Index Call Options Keys To Success

Categories: Profit And Income Strategies, Stock Market Trading

VIX Index Call Options Keys To Success

This is a FullyInformed Members strategy article update on the VIX Index Stock Market Trading Strategy. The recent decline in volatility brings back the question of timing when to purchase VIX Index call options for the next VIX Index stock market trading trade. To date, every single VIX Index call options trade had resulted in returns of better than 30%. Many investors are writing me now, wondering if they should be back buying VIX Index call options. In this strategy article I discuss why I…

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VIX Index Stock Market Trading Strategy Update June 17 2013

Categories: Profit And Income Strategies, Stock Market Trading

VIX Index Stock Market Trading Strategy Update June 17 2013

This is a FullyInformed Members strategy article update on the VIX Index Stock Market Trading Strategy. To date I have done 3 successful VIX Index trades this year. This very simple stock market trading strategy if done properly can result in significant gains. The strategy does not require any type of day trading. In the 3 trades I have done so far this year I have only run up 18 commission charges. The key is only trading when the VIX Index is aligned properly for…

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Stock Market Trading VIX Index Strategy Update March 14 2013

Categories: Stock Market Trading

Stock Market Trading VIX Index Strategy Update March 14 2013

I recently wrote about my Stock Market Trading strategy using the VIX Index.  As regular readers know I am holding 3 months and 6 month calls at the $13 strike on the VIX Index. The 3 month calls are May and the 6 month are July. The capital I use with this Stock Market Trading strategy is capital I can afford to use. I would never use capital that I cannot lose in this Stock Market Trading VIX Index strategy. Stock Market Trading Strategy Is…

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Stock Market Trading Strategy Using The VIX Index

Categories: Profit And Income Strategies, Stock Market Trading

Stock Market Trading Strategy Using The VIX Index

An excellent Stock Market Trading strategy that I use to provide exceptional returns with a strong level of protection against capital loss is designed around the VIX Index. This Stock Market Trading strategy has a solid track record in my portfolio that stretches back to 2003. I have written a number of articles regarding the VIX Index as a market timing system but many investors are not aware of using the VIX Index as a Stock Market Trading strategy. Today’s drop of 1.87% in the…

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Stock Market Trading In DXD for Feb 25 2013 – What To Know

Categories: Stock Market Outlook, Stock Market Trading

Stock Market Trading In DXD for Feb 25 2013 – What To Know

The market direction outlook from the weekend which you can review here was for the markets to continue under weakness. That meant that any weakness in the markets had to be taken as an opportunity for stock market trading trades. This could be any type of product but my favorite of course is the Spy Put Options trade or for some would prefer the Ultra Short ETFs like SDS or DXD, a chance to pick up shares. For those investors interested in Stock Market Trading…

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Stock Market Trading First Trade – Feb 21 2013

Categories: Stock Market Trading

Stock Market Trading First Trade – Feb 21 2013

After the market closed yesterday I wrote in the first Stock Market Trading article about the market direction outlook for today and how to lay out your charts for trading today. Today I decided to do the S&P 500 once I noticed in the morning the selling the Dow. I figured if the S&P 500 can get down to 1500 it might just have some further trouble which could mean even more selling. I also like the premiums in the Spy Put Options better than…

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Stock Market Trading Category Added to Members Section

Categories: Stock Market Trading

Stock Market Trading Category Added to Members Section

A new category has been added to the Members Section of my website. Stock Market Trading is a category designed to delve deeper into the stock markets themselves and different ways to trade against the indexes. This Stock Market Trading includes ETFs, the Spy ETF, various options as well as the Ultra ETFs. Every night I write-up the market direction outlook for the next day, but I wanted a category in which I can discuss Stock Market Trading ideas and concepts as well as present…

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