There’s been a 10% spike in volatility over the past two days and the market is now slightly oversold (ConnorsRSI reading of 33.59). The price movement in the US is muted but the fear has begun to rise as seen in the VIX and also seen in the Latin American countries which tend to swing… [Read More]
With volatility as measured by the VIX once again approaching 5 year lows, the market has reached a point where it’s going to need to pause … likely very soon. Go to the Analytics section on the TradingMarkets site and go to our Screener. Then sort all stocks by their 2-period RSI from highest to… [Read More]
VIX Short-Term Futures ETN Ipath (VXX), which has dropped over 60% so far this year, is scheduled for a 1-for-4 reverse split after Thursday’s (Nov 7, 2013) close. The ETF is currently trading at $12.22 ▼-$0.05(-0.41%) as of Nov 07, 2013 09:46:04 ET. You can evaluate this ETF with TradingMarkets Analytics here. [via]
Bollinger Bands are a technical analysis tool and volatility indicator developed by John Bollinger in the 1980s that measures deviations in price relative to previous trades. There are bands that are positioned above and below a moving average. When volatility increases, the bands widen and when the volatility decreases, the bands become narrower. Read the… [Read More]
These are the 20 stocks that have the highest 10-day historical volatility for Monday’s trading. Read the entire list here.
At first blush, this may seem like an odd statement. Of course VXX has a price, and of course when we’re trading we care what that price is and in which direction it moves. As an absolute value, however, we can’t draw any conclusions from the price of VXX. If I tell you that VXX… [Read More]
The latest addition to the Connors Research Trading Strategy Series has just been released: The VXX Trend Following Strategy. Learn about why you should be trading VXX and how this unique guidebook can help you become a better trader.
Excerpted from The VXX Trend Following Strategy: For many years, professional traders have built strategies around the concepts of buying and selling volatility in the market. Historically, this meant buying options when implied volatility was perceived to be “low” (and therefore option prices were relatively low as well) and selling options when implied volatility and… [Read More]
Were holding the upcoming Volatility Trading Strategies Summit following the sold-out sessions we hosted earlier this year. Learn about why you need to be trading volatility in a special live webinar with Larry Connors.
Explore this exciting and easily implemented strategy for trading volatility that has accurately predicted the price of VXX 97.3% of the time since it began trading.