Tweak Those Spreads by Phillips Wiegand Jr.
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Tweak Those Spreads by Phillips Wiegand Jr.
Is it possible to trade in any environment? Here are the basics of the calendar spread and how it can be used to trade the more volatile securities.
It's no secret: Trying to gauge short-term market moves is a challenge. There have been too many times when it felt as though the major indices had hit a bottom. Nearly two dozen rallies since September 2000 have turned out to be bear traps. And each time traders have taken the bait, only to have the bottom fall out from under them as the broad market indices sliced through support levels. The glimmer ...