The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) closed above 30 on Dec. 1 for the first time since February, but based on recent history, that may be a bullish signal for the financial markets.
Tracking and Trading the Latest Surge in VIX
Crude oil prices corrected by about 20% in November, and that has opened up fresh opportunities to trade volatility (and direction) in the energy sector.
Sharp corrections in the stock market tend to offer fresh opportunities to sell volatility, but is it better to focus on short-duration or long-duration trades in such situations?
In cryptocurrency circles, “gas” refers to the fees charged by the Ethereum blockchain when executing transactions. Spoiler Alert: These fees are high.
As the Issue with Inflation gets ready to drop (11/30) next week, the Luckbox team is putting together its annual Issue with Predictions to follow up. One question will be, “What lies ahead for the U.S. Dollar?”
The dollar has strengthened in value of late—as evidenced by a rally in the U.S. dollar index (DXY)—but that strength has yet to materialize in the USD/RMB exchange rate.
The price of gold recently hit a five-month high and is trading just 9% below its all-time high, setting up the potential for a dramatic finish to the year.
Jerome Powell’s first term as Chairperson of the Federal Reserve is set to expire in February 2022, prior to which President Joe Biden will need to reappoint Powell or replace him.
Facebook announced it’s changing its name to “Meta,” signaling that 3D virtual reality platforms are about to expand in a big way.
The first non-fungible token (NFT) was created in 2015, but in 2021 the NFT market grew exponentially amidst a highly volatile pricing environment.
Research conducted by tastytrade shows that the top digital coins typically rally between 100-300% over the course of two to three weeks, before correcting or consolidating ahead of the next leg up.