T3’s Take 3: Twitter Skyrockets on M&A Chatter, Facebook Not so Much

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Trade Options Like a Pro… My buddy Doug Robertson is hosting a FREE options trading webinar next week. Doug’s going to be teaching his unique method for creating income with options, so I suggest you check it out. 1) Twitter Blasts Into Orbit This morning, CNBC reported that Twitter (TWTR) may be in talks to be […]

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Twitter Options Go Crazy on Takeover Rumors

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We’ve seen many, many Twitter (TWTR) takeover rumors I Googled twitter takeover rumor and got 7.94 million results. Benzinga has a great list of 2016 Twitter takeover rumors here. Obviously, they’ve never come true. And anyone who’s been watching the markets for any period of time knows that 99% of takeover rumors are false. But traders […]

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The Morning Hammer: Time for a Break?

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Global equities are down for the first time in 5 days as profit-taking sets in. We’ve had a nice central bank-driven surge over the past 2 days and markets are taking a break. Crude oil is red but off morning lows after Bloomberg reported that Saudi Arabia may have offered to cut production if Iran […]

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T3’s Take 3: NASDAQ Smashes to Record High on Post-Fed Optimism

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Prop Trading Information Session Starts Soon! Click here to get in the room now! 1) All-Time Nasdaq Highs The Nasdaq Composite slammed to a new all-time 5341.88 all-time high today on continued momentum in large-cap technology and biotechnology shares. Traders remain pleased with yesterday’s Fed statement, which indicated a slow and steady rise in interest […]

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The Point of Gold Recognition?

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A few days ago we offered that GDXJ/GLD were at inflection points and that the next leg up to 1425/1450 in gold may be here. Yesterday may have been the first step. The behavior on the first pullback will be key to observe with subsequent follow through. If GDXJ offsets $49-50, which from a bearish […]

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Newsflash: This Stock Market Is Not Loved

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Permabulls always say everyone’s bearish. And permabears always say everyone’s bullish. Neither side likes to provide evidence for their views. So I regularly run through a wide variety of sentiment measures to get a realistic reflection of the market’s mood. According to 7 sentiment measures I track, traders are slightly bearish, even though we’re within […]

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Morning Call Express: Stocks Set to Rise

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In today’s Morning Call Express video, T3 Live Chief Strategic Officer Scott Redler breaks down the action post-Fed, and explains what to look for today. P.S. Interested in prop trading? Sign up for today’s FREE webinar and find out if a prop career makes sense for you.

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T3’s Take 3: Hawks and Doves Collide on Fed Day

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WEBINAR: Prop Trading May Not Be Right For You…  But it has incredible financial benefits for many, many traders and could make a difference in your bottom line.  Click here to learn more… 1) Bank of Japan Starts a Party The Japanese Nikkei and Topix indices had a great night after the Bank of Japan made its monetary policy […]

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The Morning Hammer: Japan Gets Us All Warmed Up for the Fed

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The Japanese Nikkei and Topix indices had a great night after the Bank of Japan made its monetary policy announcement. The Bank did not go deeper into negative rates as had been rumored, but will instead focus on controlling rates and steepening the yield curve. A steeper yield curve means bigger profits for financial institutions, […]

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5 Keys to Understanding Tomorrow’s Big Fed Day

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1) The Hawk Setup Traders are now pricing in a 22% probability of a rate hike tomorrow and a 58% probability for December. For the past month-and-a-half, Fed heads including FOMC Chair Yellen have been spinning a hawkish tale, seemingly to get markets prepared for a rate hike. Now, I have to wonder: if the Fed’s […]

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