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As a trader I always think in terms of probabilities. What is more probable right now, in this time frame and I trade with that probability. It is for this reason and this reason alone I am slightly bearish on the market right now and short the RUT.
If you trade in a 401k or an IRA you are most likely only long. This could be long stock, long mutual funds or ETFs but you are most certainly…long. This is a problem as there is more downside risk right now in the market. Let’s work through the problem with an analogy.
Let’s say you own your own home and on our homes we pay insurance. If we were not forced to buy insurance monthly and there was zero risk of your house burning down, you would not buy insurance. There would be no need to. However, if tomorrow there was a 50/50 probability that your house would burn down and had the ability to buy insurance you definitely would. In the market, there is a 50/50 probability of your house/portfolio burning down. In this video I discuss adding insurance to the portfolio.
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Today I want to talk a bit about the impact VIX spikes have on the cost of portfolio protection.
It’s nailing the management of Protective Puts that separates the men from the boys. Allow me to offer up a few ideas.
The bears are roaming. And while their sudden emergence likely spelled losses for traders far and wide, the pain doesn’t have to persist. I look at this as a “fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me” situation.
Contrarians in a bear market seek signs of capitulation. Specifically, evidence that bulls are throwing in the towel and abandoning their once beloved positions.
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