VIX Index Analysis Revealing Its Fatal Flaws

The VIX cannot be trusted

Why the VIX Index may be Flawed (Street View) In my last post, Financial Markets Outlook for 2017, I covered this topic, but only in broad terms. In this post, I’m making my Case, with a deep dive into the VIX Index and Risk Analysis, in order to “convince” you why the VIX cannot be trusted anymore and you need…

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Did High Frequency Trading (HFT) firms win on Avon

High Frequency Trading (HFT)

High Frequency trading gets bad rap In case you missed this, last week, there was apparently a buyout offer for Avon Products by an unrecognized private equity player from the UK. Shares shot up beginning around 11:35 a.m. and twenty times as many shares as usual changed hands in 25 minutes as the stock went from…

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Earnings Trades Recap

Earnings Trades Recap

Earnings Trades Recap Almost all of the exciting stocks have finished their earnings cycle for Q1. Overall, the theme for this season was “disappointment”. Whether it had to do with bad weather impact on East coast business, strong US dollar or any other reason, most of the stocks that typically perform well, did not.  …

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What are the Option Greeks

Option Greeks explained

Option Greeks explained If you’re somewhat new to Options, you must have heard about the Option Greeks. In fact, a common rookie mistake with Options traders is that they ignore the Greeks. In this post, hopefully, I can convey the importance of Option Greeks explained in simple terms. This is easily one of the biggest mistakes a newbie…

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Conditional Orders explained

Conditional Orders explained in simple terms In this post, Conditional Orders explained in simple terms can be a great tool for Options traders. In fact, I’d go a bit further and say that every Options trader must master them. Especially if you can’t monitor your position, and are concerned about a move that may hurt the position.…

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SwingTradeMAX trading room performance

Learn to trade Options with Hari Swaminathan from OptionTiger.com

SwingTradeMAX trading room performance   Many traders wanted to see the performance of the SwingTradeMax trading room.   This video takes you through the actual room transcripts for the month of January.   We had 11 winners out of 12, producing an average of 50% return on every trade.   Also covers a few big…

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FB Post earnings trade idea

Learn to trade Options with Hari Swaminathan from OptionTiger.com

FB Post earnings trade idea   FB reported pretty decent results last night. Revenues and Income topped expectations.   However, their comments on future expenditures may have disappointed and the stock is trading slightly down in premarkets.   But given their strong results, FB is likely to grind higher albeit in a choppy manner.  …

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Understanding the VIX – Free Course

  Free Vix Course – Understanding the VIX, aka Fear Index As a member of the OptionTiger community, I’d like to offer you the VIX mini-course for FREE.  Its a 1-hour long course and explains the impact of VIX levels on Option Prices, and rapidly changing sets of Trade strategies, for these conditions. Critically, what happens during a Crisis to Option…

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SwingTradeMAX product launched

SwingTradeMAX launched on March 15   OptionTiger has released its latest product – SwingTradeMAX. As the name suggests, SwingTradeMAX is a powerful signal-based trading system that can give traders the ultimate “swing” trading signals. Trades last from 3 days to 3 weeks, and have the ability to produce powerful returns of 20% to 80%. The…

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Sample DayTradeMAX trade

The powerful DayTradeMAX is designed to produce explosive returns on the same day. The basis of these trades are laser targeted entry signals that are a result of highly customized indicators that have the ability to generate very high-probability trades.

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