Category Archives: Trade Ideas

How to Time S&P 500 Entries Using the VIX

Trading the S&P 500 with the VIX

I recently received an email from Dr Alexander Elder in which he mentions using the VIX Volatility Index as an entry signal for the S&P 500. I particularly like that this trading idea is specific and measurable. In this article, I talk about the entry signal and show the results of testing this strategy. Video […]

Analyzing a Forex Fibonacci Retracement Strategy

Fibonacci retracements look great on charts, but how useful are they for forex traders? Are they helpful for finding entry levels, and can they be part of a profitable trading strategy? In this article, I analyze how effective and profitable a Fibonacci trading strategy is in the EUR/USD forex market. I use historical data to […]