Trading China’s Coronavirus (Part 9)

Is the Coronavirus the Next Black Swan? Coronavirus Updates: The estimated number of global coronavirus infections has risen to more than 75,685 with at least 2,236 associated fatalities At least ten deaths linked to the new coronavirus have now occurred outside of mainland China (France 1, Hong Kong 2, Iran 2, Japan 3, the Philippines … Continued

Trading China’s Coronavirus (Part 8)

Pharma Names in Play Key Coronavirus Updates: The estimated number of global coronavirus infections has risen to more than 70,548 with at least 1,770 associated fatalities Five deaths linked to the new coronavirus have now occurred outside mainland China (France, Hong Kong, Japan, the Philippines and Taiwan) Chinese authorities report that over 1,700 medical workers … Continued

Trading China’s Coronavirus (Part 6)

Backtesting Country ETFs vs. International ETFs Key Coronavirus Updates: The World Health Organization (WHO) has put forward an official name for the new coronavirus: COVID-19 The estimated number of global coronavirus infections has risen to more than 45,171 with at least 1,115 associated fatalities A record 103 new fatalities were reported on Feb. 11, the … Continued

Tesla Needs Lithium—You May Want to Stock Up

Tesla (TSLA) is apparently the new bitcoin. And before that, bitcoin was the new Amazon (AMZN).  There’s always a high flyer grabbing outsized attention in the markets that makes investors and traders wonder at some point, “Why didn’t I trade that?” or “Why didn’t I trade that bigger?” Unfortunately, there’s no crystal ball that accurately … Continued

Trading China’s Coronavirus (Part 5)

Markets Reopen, Crude Oil Tanks Key Coronavirus Updates: The estimated number of global coronavirus infections has risen to more than 24,500 with at least 493 associated fatalities The second death outside of mainland China linked to the novel coronavirus was reported in Hong Kong (the first occurred in the Philippines) The Hong Kong citizen who … Continued

Trading China’s Coronavirus (Part 4)

Trading Tips During a Correction Key Coronavirus Updates: The estimated number of global coronavirus infections has risen to more than 17,000 with at least 360 associated fatalities The first death outside of China linked to the novel coronavirus was reported in the Philippines On Jan. 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus … Continued

Trading China’s Coronavirus (Part 3)

Diversifying with International ETFs Key Coronavirus Updates: Estimated number of global coronavirus infections has risen to 7,792 with 170 associated fatalities The 2002-2003 SARS epidemic achieved 6,000 total infections in 47 days, whereas the Wuhan coronavirus has achieved that same milestone in only 19 days Several countries have reported coronavirus infections in citizens who never … Continued

Trading China’s Coronavirus (Part 2)

The Chinese Equity Markets In Part 1 of Luckbox‘s “Trading China’s Coronavirus” series, a list of stocks that have seen large increases in volume and volatility since the outbreak was highlighted. In Part 2, Luckbox is focusing on how traders can access exposure to Chinese equity markets for either taking or managing risk.  Active traders … Continued

Trading China’s Coronavirus

Outbreaks and the economy Luckbox presents a series on “Trading China’s Coronavirus.” In this first part, we take a look at how outbreaks such as this can have a huge impact on the global and financial economy. “Past performance may not be indicative of future results,” is a popular mantra (aka disclaimer) on Wall Street, … Continued

Pairs Trading, Correlations and Cointegration

Traders looking to expand their repertoire of available trading strategies, or enhance their existing skill set, might want to consider a deeper dive into pairs trading. Pairs trading involves taking opposite but equal positions in two different underlying securities and are sometimes referred to as “intermarket spreads.” A key to the pairs approach is that … Continued