Day Off

Sorry,

I'm taking a one day break from blogging.

Good trading to everyone.

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5 Responses to Day Off

  1. JCVictory 04/17/2009 at 7:17 AM #

    Whew — that gives me a day to catch up on older posts!
    I’m reading the Iron Condor thread starting from last year. There is a lot of “meat” in these threads. It’s almost like a history lesson along with a trading lesson.
    Good trading and have a nice weekend.
    James

  2. lynx 04/17/2009 at 3:36 PM #

    Good for you. This was a tough month. But I do have a question for when you return. Any thoughts on the recent disparity in index movement regarding the RUT? What I am noticing is that the moves in RUT are noticably greater than the other common indices on a percentage basis. Today is good example, RUT up 1.16% while the S&P is up only 0.50%, NASDAQ is 0.16% and the Dow is 0.07%. Just interested in your thoughts.
    lynx

  3. Mark Wolfinger 04/18/2009 at 12:06 PM #

    There’s not much to say on this point. RUT has defintely been more volatile than the other major indexes.
    That’s a reasonable expectation for small-cap stocks, but there are 2,000 stocks in the index and that outght to help keep volatity under contol. Historically RUT is more volatie than the others, but the disparity has been increasing, much to my reget.
    The best way out of this siuation is to trade the less volatile SPX. But thsoe markets are just too wide for me.

  4. Sorry Mark, what do you mean when you say “too wide”.

  5. Mark Wolfinger 04/18/2009 at 5:06 PM #

    The bid price and the ask price are far apart