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Why You Should Lean Bullish, Even in Bear MarketsThis surprising pattern has held since it was discovered in the 1960s. Options traders who ignore it today are missing out on major profits.
Harness the Power of BetaLast week we talked about hedging instruments and how "levered" they are. These tools can tell us how much a specific instrument will move relative to the broader underlying market. And we got a great example of this on Tuesday, with markets making their worst single-day loss since 2020.
Dead Cat or New Bull Market? Play the Bounce Either WayThe S&P 500 had an impressive rally last week... But is it the start of a new bull market, or a classic case of dead cat bounce?
Hedge Like a ProWith markets so uncertain, and so bearish as they’ve been lately, it’s imperative that traders know how to hedge their long positions with short positions. Shorting stocks, however, is risky. You expose yourself to unlimited risk and limited gain. On top of that, you generally need a lot of capital to short stocks in the first place. But with options, you can gain short exposure with limited risk…