Market musing from George Crawford @GeorgeCrawIN
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- High Volatility: VIX > 27. SPX bounced off the 4211 level on Monday. SPX had an extreme drop from Thursday morning 4500 resistance. Expect markets to maintain this high volatility as Big tech earnings, Inflation, Rate Hikes and Ukraine dominate the news cycle. Omicron, Vaccines and Treatments are eliminating Covid-19 domestically and globally. The new expected SPX range for this week: 4405 top and 4138 bottom.
Sell Put Credit and Call Credit Spreads. Buy Put Calendars, Ghetto Spreads and Butterflies on overbought Stocks and ETFs.
US Dollar and 10 Year Interest Rate:
The US Dollar is rising dramatically on increasing interest rates. Can the US Dollar reach 104, the Covid high. While the US Dollar is losing buying Power, it still is the strongest FIAT currency. US Bonds are rising as a flight to safety trade. As a result, the 10Y Note Interest rate has dropped back to 2.75%. 30 year fixed rate mortgages are at a 4 year high between 5-6%. This is not good for Tech Stocks and Real Estate. Commodities prices on Gold, Silver, Oil and Wheat remain elevated. Long Term the US Dollar decline is still intact with Fiscal and Monetary stimulus flooding the world with US Dollars.
Crypto Currency: Bitcoin remains range bound between $45,000 and $35,000 in 2022. Mass institutional adoption accelerates. CAR has legalized Bitcoin following in El Salvador’s footsteps. Watch for other Corporations, Countries, Investors and Retail investors to jump in Globally. Please continue to Dollar Cost Average into Bitcoin and Ethereum. Start unloading when CBBI.INFO hits 90% to 100%.
The hottest application areas for Cryptos / Blockchain are Metaverse, Decentralized Finance (DEFI) and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT). Besides Bitcoin and Ethereum, these momentum coins could represent scalping opportunities: Cardano (ADA), Vechain (VET), Hedera (HBAR), Solana (SOL), Chainlink (Link), Terra (LUNA), AXIE Polygon(Matic) and MANA.
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- TRADE Log: VIX > 27
Put Broken Wing Butterflies -
Put and CallCredit Spreads -
Put Calendars -
- Video and Articles
How to Create Risk-Free Option Positions - Chris Butler, Former Tastytrade Researcher and Trader
Chris Rowe: 3 Things You Can Do Right Now to Protect Yourself and Profit from the Coming Bear Market
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