The VIX Explained

Most traders are aware of the VIX and have at least some vague idea what it represents — market volatility. However, in order to trade VIX-based market volatility, traders must first understand how exactly the VIX tracks market volatility and what types of trading strategies can capture that movement.


Never Invest In Something You Don’t Understand

Billionaire Wall Street icon and Berkshire Hathaway (ticker: BRK.A, BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett has admitted he missed a huge opportunity by not investing in, Inc. (AMZN) and Alphabet Inc (GOOG, GOOGL) subsidiary Google. In fact, during the technology explosion that has created countless millionaires and billionaires over the past 20 years, Buffett’s technology investments…


Elon Musk Is Determined to Change the World

Tesla (ticker: TSLA) investors love CEO Elon Musk. Musk is a visionary genius and entrepreneurial billionaire who is often compared to “Iron Man” superhero protagonist Tony Stark. But while Musk fans are excited by his insatiable thirst for innovative technology, Tesla investors may be getting uneasy about his growing number of outside commitments.


Don’t Buy Big Tech IPOs

Few events generate as much excitement on Wall Street as the initial public offering of a major technology company. Companies like Facebook (ticker: FB), Twitter (TWTR) and Snap (SNAP) have products that are innovative and massively popular, and investors can’t wait to get a piece of the action.