Welcome to the ‘Chopfest’

Yesterday, we finally got some clarity on Fed policy, something the market had been anxiously anticipating… The Fed raised interest rates another 75 basis points … no surprise there.  But how traders are interpreting Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech varies widely…...

Crucial Considerations for Fed-Related Trading

This week, every trader on the planet is paying attention to one thing above all — the Federal Reserve’s monthly policy meeting. That said, in recent years, most traders haven’t cared about these Fed meetings.  When interest rates were near zero for so long, there was...

Bear Market Wisdom from Tim Sykes!

I’m back, Evolvers! After taking yesterday to celebrate a Jewish holiday with my family, I’m excited to dive back into this insanely volatile market. The past four trading sessions have seen the S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA: SPY) soar 8%, destroying short positions...

3 Ways to Navigate Market Uncertainty

As the S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA: SPY) bounces around today’s opening level of $358 — heading towards an ‘inside day’ with almost no price change — the market is at a pivotal inflection point… And what happens next will likely come down to Thursday’s consumer...

How to Survive This Unpredictable Volatility

We never know exactly what’s gonna happen in the stock market. But this week, one thing’s for sure … there will be plenty of volatility. The S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA: SPY) has already gone from red-to-green intraday at the time of writing.  I think it goes...