IVolatility Trading Digest™ Blog

Table of Contents

The previous Digest Issues are grouped quarterly
and have a list of all the underlying stocks,
ETFs and Futures in the previous Digest Issues.

(Odd Number Issues Include the Market Review Section - italics indicate category or item)

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Issue 37 Trade Idea Generator [Charts] - September 14, 2020
  • S&P 500 Index (SPX) - update
  • Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) - update
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - charts
  • VIX Futures Premium - 16.55% update with chart bull zone
  • VIX 10-day Correlation Indicator - 2 links with the record
  • Market Breadth - Summation Index 341.89 & declining
  • Trade Ideas - Top 5 ranker sample, LCA interesting
  • Strategy - hedge watch both SPX, QQQ 50-day MA
Issue 36 Speculative Crescendo [Charts] - September 8, 2020
  • S&P 500 Index (SPX) - update
  • Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) - update
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - charts, correction coming
  • VIX Futures Premium - 10.67% update with chart bull zone
  • VIX 10-day Correlation Indicator - chart shows pullback
  • Market Breadth - Summation Index 544.47 & declining
  • SPX Call Buying Extreme - TDS chart SPX high
  • Equity Put/Call Ratio - .67 & rising on daily chart
  • SPX Skew and Kurtosis - charts, spread 10.72 bell ringer
  • Strategy - stay long add hedges using indicators
Issue 35 New Highs Everyday [Charts] - August 31, 2020
  • S&P 500 Index (SPX) - update
  • Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) - update
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - charts, another bull
  • VIX Futures Premium - 25.40% update with chart bull zone
  • VIX 10-day Correlation Indicator - inverse correlation text
  • Market Breadth - Summation Index 674.73 & declining
  • U.S. Dollar Index (DX) - range chart 92.39
  • VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) - 41.96 above SU with COMEX cash chart 1964.05
  • Strategy - add hedges watch for reversal signs
Issue 34 A View from the TOP [Charts] - August 24, 2020
  • S&P 500 Index (SPX) - update
  • Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) - update
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - charts, rotating bull
  • VIX Futures Premium - 17.73% update with charts, bull zone
  • Equity Put/Call Ratio - .45 on weekly average chart
  • Market Breadth - Summation Index 802.95 & declining
  • U.S. Dollar Index (DX) - chart 93.24 trending lower
  • VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) - 40.89 above SU
  • Strategy - SPX chart anticipate pullback
Issue 33 S&P 500 Index Double Top Chatter [Charts] - August 17, 2020
  • S&P 500 Index (SPX) - update
  • Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) - update
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - charts, SPX, bullish
  • VIX Futures Premium - update with chart, bull zone
  • Equity Put/Call Ratio - .47 on weekly average chart
  • VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) - COMEX data
  • Strategy - SPX, QQQ seasonally weak, gold seasonally strong
Issue 32 Behold Gold [Charts] - August 10, 2020
  • S&P 500 Index (SPX) - update
  • Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) - update, sector confusion
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - charts, SPX, bullish
  • VIX Futures Premium - update with chart, bull zone
  • VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) - two m-t-m updates
  • Strategy - SPX seasonally weak, gold seasonally strong
Issue 31 U.S. Dollar Index & Gold [Charts] - August 3, 2020
  • S&P 500 Index (SPX) - update
  • Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) - update, "Risk Off" role
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - charts, SPX
  • VIX Futures Premium - update with chart
  • Marco Bus - U.S. Dollar Index (DX) chart
  • Gold & Real Inflation Adjusted Interest Rates - FRED chart
  • VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) - update
  • Strategy - hedges less urgent, add gold and silver
Issue 30 Invesco QQQ Trust Breakdown [Charts] - July 27, 2020
  • S&P 500 Index (SPX) - update
  • Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ) - below upward sloping trendline
  • Sold out Bull - Henry Howard Harper quote
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - charts, SPX
  • VIX Futures Premium - update with chart
  • Six Noteworthy Events - listed
  • VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) - long call spread
  • Strategy - SPX & QQQ below trendlines, reduce longs
Issue 29 Volatility Kings Second Quarter - 2020
  • Volatility Kings Table - 22 Volatility Kings listed
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - charts, SPX
  • Long and Short Calendar Spreads - outlined
Issue 28 S&P 500 Index Gap Wrap [Charts] - July 13, 2020
  • S&P 500 Index (SPX) - update chart breakaway gap closed
  • Breakaway Gap Authority - Edwards and Magee quote
  • Invesco QQQ ETF (QQQ) - designated "the decider"
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - chart
  • VIX Futures Premium - update with chart
  • Equity Put/Call Ratio Weekly Average - chart extreme low
  • Strategy - stay on the QQQ train until something changes
  • Collars - Microsoft (MSFT) long put short call example
Issue 27 Invesco QQQ ETF Uptrend [Charts] - July 6, 2020
  • S&P 500 Index (SPX) - update
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - chart
  • VIX Futures Premium - update with chart
  • Invesco QQQ (QQQ) - long call spread
  • Strategy - QQQ breakout, some hedges
Issue 26 The 200-Day Snag [Charts] - June 29, 2020
  • S&P 500 Index (SPX) - update
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - chart
  • VIX Futures Premium - update with chart
  • VIX Futures Premium - table volume version last week
  • Other Indictors - QQQ, VIX 10-day correlation
  • Skew and Kurtosis Indicator - ref: V19 number 17
  • Strategy - start getting hedges ready
Issue 25 The Gaps [Charts] - June 22, 2020
  • S&P 500 Index (SPX) - update, SPX chart with EG, BG gaps
  • CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) & IVXM - charts, SPX
  • VIX Futures Premium - update with chart
  • Strategy - no basis JM Keynes quote, QQQ support
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