Bill Luby: With fewer trading days and a historical record that favors an uptick in stocks and a downtick in volatility, the end of the year never fails to present an intriguing set of trading opportunities. NYSE:TVIX November 4, 2013 12:35pm
Sy Harding: Almost a year ago in this column I pointed out the eerie similarities in April (2011) to conditions the previous April (2010). And sure enough the similarities continued into almost identical 20% market corrections before the bull market resumed.
Sy Harding: Most investors are aware of the market’s various seasonal patterns. In the Four-Year Presidential Cycle the market has a strong tendency to be positive in the last two years of each NYSE:DIA February 12, 2012 4:09pm
J.W. Jones: Last week silver was the focus of incredible price swings which left many licking their wounds and shaking their heads at the trading losses they had incurred. This sell off was likely NYSE:AGQ May 14, 2011 6:58pm