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3 Popular Ways to Control Your Risk and Protect Gains

By: Wayne Duggan The market’s October volatility (aka “Red October”) was a reminder of why managing risk in your trades is so important. This is one of the most important aspects of trading, but it’s, unfortunately, the downfall of many traders because it’s also one of the most difficult. There are plenty of ways to.. Read more

Trading Opportunities Aren’t Just for Bull Markets

By: Wayne Duggan The October volatility was the result of many things, depending on who you ask. Was it jitters ahead of the midterm elections? A reaction to U.S.-China trade tensions? Underwhelming corporate earnings? Regardless of the root cause, most people agree what October was: an opportunity. Traders feast on volatility, and that’s been hard.. Read more

The IPOX® Week, November 12, 2018

IPOX Indexes focused on Developed Markets record strong week. IPOX China (CNI) falls. Earnings season drives big return dispersion, select Japanese exposure & IPOX Market Neutral set YTD highs. IPO Deal-flow Review & Outlook: U.S. IPO market sees pickup in activity. Utah-based tech unicorn Qualtrics International (XM US) bought out ahead of listing debut. IPOX.. Read more

Look Under the Hood of The Market with Implied Volatility

By: Wayne Duggan Lurking under the surface of the stock market, the options market can provide a lot of insight about how day traders feel about the future of the market. Many day traders, even those who don’t trade options, pay attention to signals derived from options pricing. One of the most popular of these.. Read more

The IPOX® Week, November 05, 2018

IPOX Indexes surge in strong re-bound from October sell-off as risk plunges (VIX: -19.25%), U.S. rates rise on week. October 2018 global IPO Deal Flow revisited: IPOs in the U.S. lead global IPO performance rankings. IPO Deal-flow Review & Outlook: Innovent Biologics (1801 HK) soars after debuting in Hong Kong, November IPO slowdown seen. IPOX.. Read more

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