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The ultimate guide to options trading

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Still waiting for an S&P 500 breakout

Plus, how to play the CoreLogic takeover bid.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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Here’s what to do if the S&P 500 breaks out of its trading range

Watch for a stock-market breakout above 3184 or below 2920.

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Resistance to the stock market’s rally is stiffening

Trade the S&P 500 with these 3 conditional SPY recommendations.

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Neither the stock market’s bulls nor bears can rest easy right now

Plus how to trade Evolus and ClearSign Technologies.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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This is what it will take to turn the stock market truly bearish

No confirmed sell signals yet.

by Lawrence G. McMillan

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The stock market is reaching extremely overbought levels — what to do now

How to trade modified Bollinger Bands and Tiffany.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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Ride those long positions as long as the stock market remains in its strong upward trend

Just don’t get too complacent.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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The stock market’s recent surge doesn’t signal an all-clear

Here’s why the core bearish position remains in place.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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Watch these volatility measures to gauge the S&P 500’s direction

Continue to retain a “core” bearish position and trade short-term buy signals.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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Weak stock-market breadth could come back to haunt the S&P 500

Keep that bearish core position and trade short-term buy signals.

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Two worries remain about this stock-market rally that won’t quit

There hasn’t been a real correction in the S&P 500 index, and volatility remains elevated.

by Lawrence G. McMillan

How to trade the unusually high level of volatility in the stock market

The S&P 500 index remains in a precarious position.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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This rally in the stock market is running out of steam

Plus, set up a conditional trade in Coca-Cola.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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2 reasons to keep a core bearish position in the S&P 500 despite this strong rally

The stock market had been oversold, which led to the gains.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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Stay bearish on the S&P 500, and play the spread on these deals

The stock market remains volatile and oversold within the confines of an ongoing bear market.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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Another drop in the S&P 500 is coming — stocks are rallying now only because this market was so heavily oversold

Oversold rallies usually climb to — and go slightly above — the declining 20-day moving average.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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This stock market is deeply oversold but keep that bearish core position for now

The eventual bounce in the S&P 500 index will be a fierce one.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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‘Oversold’ doesn’t even begin to describe this stock market

Plus: Conditional ‘VIX crossover’ buy signal and other oversold conditions.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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Continue to hold a core bearish position in this stock market

Trade oversold buy signals in the S&P 500 when they occur.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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The massive decline in the S&P 500 is probably already overdone

But wait for confirmed buy signals before stepping back into this stock market.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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Bulls remain in charge of the S&P 500 — but watch this level

Two new trade recommendations.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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S&P 500’s bullish momentum remains strong

New trades: SPY straddle trade and CyrusOne.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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A reversal for stocks leaves indicators mixed

Plus, a conditional upside breakout and eBay.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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Most stock-market signals are on ‘sell’

S&P 500 sell signals are multiplying.

by Lawrence G. McMillan
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Prepare to trade this favorite S&P 500 seasonal pattern

Stock-market indicators remain bullish.

by Lawrence G. McMillan