The Level Of The VIX And The VIX Futures

In the February 7 (“The VIX Level Of 20 And Its Continual Significance“) as well as the February 6 (“Notable Technical And Sentiment Extremes In The Stock Market“) posts I discussed various notable aspects of the stock market, ones that I viewed as problematic and worrisome. In this post, I would like to provide an … Read moreThe Level Of The VIX And The VIX Futures

The VIX Level Of 20 And Its Continual Significance

In yesterday’s post (“Notable Technical And Sentiment Extremes In The Stock Market“) I mentioned the VIX level of 20 and its significance. I first wrote of the VIX level of 20 as an important demarcation in the discussions of the VIX in 2009.  It continues to be an important level, serving both as technical support … Read moreThe VIX Level Of 20 And Its Continual Significance

Market Overview – Part IV: Stock Market

(this is the fourth in a series of five posts concerning the markets) Starting with my June 2 post I wrote of my expectation for a near-term stock market advance despite what I viewed as highly problematical future conditions.  I continue to maintain this view, albeit with the dangers discussed in the post of October … Read moreMarket Overview – Part IV: Stock Market

The Stock Market – Continued Weakness?

With the ongoing problems in Europe, fears of worldwide economic “contagion”, and many overt signs of economic slowing in the United States, one is led to wonder how susceptible the U.S. stock markets are to further declines. While I have written extensively about how I believe the stock market will face an exceedingly large decline … Read moreThe Stock Market – Continued Weakness?

Danger In The Markets? Part III

Moving on to the stock market.  First, a 1-year daily chart of the S&P500.  Although at first glance, the advance from the March lows doesn’t appear too suspect, two aspects are notable.  One can see that currently the price has dipped below the 50 day moving average (line seen in blue -the red line is … Read moreDanger In The Markets? Part III