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November Monthly Review

Sunday, November 23, 2008

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In last month’s review, we noted that extremely volatile market environments can sometimes be your friend: The good news is that, as we’ve been advising our subscribers, periods following intense market selloffs historically have been the most profitable ones for our strategy, and as implied volatility has already declined from its earlier peaks, we are already seeing some fantastic profits on our positions for the November cycle.  An elevated volatility environment is torturous for swing traders and ulcer-inducing…

Open trade alert: December IWM iron condor

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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Early Bird IWM Idea

Thursday, November 6, 2008

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Tighten up ahead of the Fed

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

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September Monthly Review

Sunday, September 21, 2008

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In our August monthly review, we expected that “the next phase of this bear market will likely be driven not by U.S. financial companies or by energy prices per se, but rather by the effects of the American slowdown being felt by the rest of the world.”  See, that’s why we’re traders and not economists.  Although in our defense, the reason AIG was nationalized was partly because of the effect its failure would have had on European and other counterparties. …

Close trade alert: Sept IWM IC #2

Monday, September 8, 2008

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Close trade alert: Sept IWM IC #1

Monday, September 8, 2008

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The Difference A Morning Makes

Thursday, September 4, 2008

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Close trade alert: Sept SPY Iron Condor

Monday, August 25, 2008

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August Monthly Review

Sunday, August 17, 2008

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Last weekend, we noted that the next phase of this bear market will likely be driven not by U.S. financial companies or by energy prices per se, but rather by the effects of the American slowdown being felt by the rest of the world.  A front page story in the WSJ on Friday noted the falling Eurozone GDP as additional evidence of a global slowdown. Looking forward, we expect continued bullishness in equities next week as the lack…

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