Category Archives for Market Insights

Market Insights: Something Volatile This Way Comes

​September volatility is in full swing this week after an extended weekend. All major indexes are down, from the S&P 500 (SPX):…to the Dow Jones (DJI):​…the Russell 2000 (RUT):…and the NASDAQ 100 (NDX): ​Tech is the least scathed at the moment, as the tech giants did fairly well on Tuesday, although they have taken a […]

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Market Insights: Trade Stocks like an Airline Trades Customers

This morning I’m writing to you from the terminal at Denver International Airport as I wait for my flight to Miami. During my wait, a normal, everyday occurrence got me thinking about trading and financial markets, inspiring me to this post.As I arrived at the gate, there was another flight departing for Orlando. And of […]

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Market Insights: Weekly Update

The stock market has been eerily calm over the past few trading days. Despite a rocky start to last week, the S&P 500 ended up making new all-time highs by Friday.This, in turn, drove the VIX lower: (Charts courtesy of TradingView.com)Even though volatility has had a small bounce since Friday’s lows, we’re still not seeing […]

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Market Insights: Divergence

Here at Tradesmart, we are always on the outlook for the best teachers, presenters, and market-based content to deliver to you, and a little over a year ago, Chris Burgess partnered up with us to teach a few of his classes. Since then, we have constantly been impressed by his content and thorough market analysis. […]

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Market Insights: Outperformance

We often use the term outperformance to mean that an individual is getting better returns than the average in the stock market. So if the S&P 500 is up 1% and your portfolio is up 2% in the same period, then you are outperforming the market. However, Outperformance can be a much broader topic than […]

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