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The Best, Most Conservative Measure for Volatility: VIX Fear Index
September 23, 2016 Trading StrategiesMany investors are looking for ways to avoid the dangers of a market crash similar to 2008. The best, and most conservative, way is to follow the VIX — aka the fear index.
The Leading Edge of the Dollar Hurricane
September 7, 2016 CurrencyU.S. exports are down nearly $64 billion so far this year, and yet the Fed is flirting with raising interest rates. Can you imagine the economic storm if the dollar gets any stronger?
The Big Oil Squeeze
September 3, 2016 OilBlack gold’s roller-coaster ride has been frustrating for many investors. But cost-saving decisions made over the past couple years are going to send oil roaring back in a big way.
Worse Than the Great Recession?
September 2, 2016 U.S. EconomyAs another earnings season comes to an end, one thing immediately jumps out: Stock prices are out of whack from their core value — earnings. And the implications are dire.