With the fed raising rates during the FOMC meeting traders saw a rally into the event in the Russell 200 futures and in financial stocks.
Articles by Lance Ippolito
Lance Ippolito is a trader and educator at AlphaShark Trading. He develops trading strategies using institutional order flow, volume confirmation breakouts, and market internals. Known as the “market detective,” Lance keeps track of the large, "fishy" orders in the options market to pinpoint company insiders. He began his career as an analyst for various investments funds and for Citigroup's Global Markets. As an educator, his goal is to foster a support system to help others achieve their trading goals. Lance received a B.S. in Finance from the University of South Florida. His writing has appeared in Futures magazine, Inside Futures, Timing Research, and the Professional Traders Opinion newsletter.
Welcome to the new world of financial markets!
By Lance Ippolito, December 07, 2017
I know I know... you're probably checking your eyes, taking off your glasses, maybe jumped out your chair thinking is that a misprint! No!
By Lance Ippolito, November 30, 2017
Welcome to new market highs in the SP 500 with the holiday season approaching everything is turning jolly for Ol' Saint Nick!
By Lance Ippolito, November 22, 2017
Gold, Bitcoin, bitcoin gold? I had to throw it in to start the article. Personally, I think the bitcoin circus show is amusing but let's save that for another day. Why do I like gold right now?
By Lance Ippolito, November 09, 2017
With the holiday season approaching, many of us often think of Santa Claus saying "Ho- Ho- Ho"... As a trader when I look at crude oil, I often say "Crude-Crude-Crude".
By Lance Ippolito, October 26, 2017
Today I woke up looked briefly at my quotes and saw RED! Oh, my I said there has to be major news! Oddly enough it’s the 30th anniversary of the famous stock market crash!
By Lance Ippolito, October 19, 2017
The parabolic move in biotech stocks is in a frenzy as hedge fund managers try to generate return to close out 2017.
By Lance Ippolito, October 05, 2017
Bonds bonds bonds! The trillion dollar word that traders should pay attention too! Bonds are often viewed as a safe asset class or flight to safety when global stock markets are nervous.
By Lance Ippolito, September 29, 2017
With the stock market selling off from the highs and traders questioning what the fed will do next, it looks to be potentially a great time to play the bounce in gold.
By Lance Ippolito, September 21, 2017