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Unwarping Your Mind: Four Trading Mistakes You're Making

Unwarping Your Mind: Four Trading Mistakes You're Making

It's true. Trading can play tricks on your mind. The key is to control as much as you can to reduce the risk of what you can't. How do you control bad decisions driven by ...

The Exciting World of Treasury Bond Trading (Seriously)

The Exciting World of Treasury Bond Trading (Seriously)

Bonds are boring, right? Wrong. For traders, they represent a market that can be bigger than stocks. Complex perhaps, bit worth your attention.

Finally, Numbers That Matter: Fundamental Analysis for Traders

Finally, Numbers That Matter: Fundamental Analysis for Traders

Technicians have forever resisted the notion that fundamental analysis matters—you know, poring over those pesky income statements and balance sheets ...

Killing Time: A Calendar Spread Trading Primer

Killing Time: A Calendar Spread Trading Primer

Typically, traders think about two things when you mention calendar spreads: sideways trends and low volatility ("vol"). Also known as “time spreads” ...

Ask Trader Guy: What to Do with Worthless Short Options

Ask Trader Guy: What to Do with Worthless Short Options

The resident trading guru is back again and has a few thoughts on what to do with your worthless short options, and how to tempt contrarian fate.

Gear Head: Investor Movement Index<sup>SM</sup>

Gear Head: Investor Movement IndexSM

There's been a long-time notion out there that “the little people,” retail investors, are not all that savvy. But if you can track how they position themselves collectively...

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Vol Watch: What is the CBOE VIX Really Telling You?

Vol Watch: What is the CBOE VIX Really Telling You?

Volatility moves tend to produce more "noise" than short-term signals. Expand your time horizons and you might see clearer trends.

Pairs Trading: Who Cares About Trend, Right?

Pairs Trading: Who Cares About Trend, Right?

Did you ever look at a runaway stock or index and say to yourself, “that can't go on forever?” You may not have been a perma-bear, but you may have felt that order ...

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