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Bob Lang

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Bob Lang is a private trader in equity and option markets at his company, Aztec Capital LLC. Through Explosive Options, Lang acts as an options trading mentor, providing trade ideas based on what he’s doing for his own clients. His focus is on building strong, long-term relationships with his subscribers and making options trading for income more accessible. Using his technical expertise and a direct, hands-on approach, Lang provides time-sensitive trading information in real-time. Lang serves as one of Jim Cramer’s go-to technical experts on Mad Money and regularly contributes to TheStreet.com. Previously, Lang managed a $300 million pension and 401(k) plan for a Southern California cooperative. In early 2000, he launched Aztec Partners, a hedge fund for private and institutional clients, which was a top-performing fund that year relative to its peer group. In 2002, Lang worked with floor traders in the active bond-trading group of Countrywide Capital Markets, and in 2011, he launched Explosive Options.
February 20, 2018 11:13 AM
A major rally this week off the lows of a 10% stock market correction were in order this past week.  It certainly had many dizzy from the rollerc ...
November 13, 2017 12:33 PM
As an options trader, I am looking for momentum in charts and technicals, mostly for individual stocks but also for indices. I want to see powerful mo ...
August 31, 2017 1:30 PM
We have all been astonished over the long bull market run, well over eight years and counting.  What is fascinating is the endless predictions of ...
March 28, 2017 3:44 PM
I think the title might seem rather elementary, but nothing in market analysis is really too complex. When the market is rising with great breadth and ...
March 15, 2017 3:12 PM
The volatility index, or VIX once again closed under 12 percent last Friday.  It has hovered in the range of 10-13 percent for the entirety of 20 ...
February 27, 2017 2:41 PM
The resurgence of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) stock has been an amazing turn of events from last summer when the stock appeared to headed down the drain ...
February 21, 2017 3:47 PM
The four horsemen of the Apocalypse were so named in the New Testament of the Bible. They are a symbolic prophecy of the subsequent history of the Rom ...
August 31, 2015 1:30 PM
When markets opened on Monday, August 24, a slew of sell orders were already lined up, causing many computer systems to go haywire. Many brokers wer ...
August 23, 2015 6:23 PM
Remember that shocking moment four years ago when ratings agencies had the gall to downgrade the U.S. debt rating from AAA to AA? It felt like ...
November 03, 2014 6:02 PM
As we enter the last couple months of 2014 we find markets once again at/near all time highs.  The Nasdaq, which last hit 5K in 2000 before a d ...
October 20, 2014 4:54 PM
'The only thing we have to fear is fear itself' - Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933 Presidential Inaugural Address.   If you have a bit o ...
October 13, 2014 2:49 PM
One of the ways for us to understand the emotional state of the markets is to look at sentiment.  The spectrum of fear and greed is wide and wh ...
October 06, 2014 4:24 PM
The Markets From a Charting Perspective As we move into the last quarter of 2014 it is time to look at the charts and see if we can discover some r ...
September 29, 2014 1:44 PM
Some day when the markets drop severely nobody wants to be left holding the bag. And while the collapse in 2008/09 is still very fresh in our minds ...