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Jared Woodard

Benzinga Contributor

October 05, 2011 11:00 AM
AAPL really took it on the chin on Tuesday, as traders were apparently of the view that the most important feature of the next iPhone would be its nam ...
September 29, 2011 9:59 AM
The post below is a free sample of the kind of commentary and analysis we provide in the newsletter. Over the last year, we've added a number of featu ...
September 21, 2011 4:39 PM
Is copper really a base metal? Hardly. It's one of the most important leading indicators of global growth and especially producer sentiment in emergin ...
September 20, 2011 5:03 PM
I've already posted some performance details on the VXH strategy, but I wanted to wait for the official report from the accountant to discuss August r ...
September 18, 2011 6:49 PM
People frequently ask which software, data providers, and brokers we use for trading options. The answer changes frequently as providers add new featu ...
September 08, 2011 1:04 AM
Risking capital is like making a statement in a language. In a natural language like English or French, asserting some proposition puts you at risk of ...
August 19, 2011 3:25 PM
Here are the VIX futures at 3PM ET on Friday the 19th. click to enlarge A few things stand out to me: Backwardation forever: I don't have all my dat ...
August 08, 2011 7:34 PM
Replace “music” with “fiscal austerity” and you have Morrissey giving an on-point summary of the news. ...
August 08, 2011 4:55 PM
While we scrutinize the order flow and charts of various complex financial products, the Awl has a poignant reminder that n% market declines will tran ...
August 04, 2011 11:35 AM
Some miscellaneous thoughts as equities notch another decline of 2.5%. 1. If your portfolio is too bullish or unhedged, by all means there's no reason ...
July 15, 2011 9:12 AM
Bloomberg says: At least 7,000 top-rated municipal credits would have their ratings cut if the U.S. government loses its Aaa grade, Moody's Investors ...
July 15, 2011 1:38 AM
After the close on Thursday, even as traders were marveling at the 13% move after Google announced its earnings triumph, Baidu was also up substantial ...
July 12, 2011 10:35 AM
The video embedded below is making the rounds these days, to nearly universal reactions of vicarious embarrassment among people with souls. This is on ...
July 08, 2011 11:32 AM
Expiring Monthly: The Option Trader's Journal is the collaborative effort of three of the top options bloggers on the internet: Bill Luby of VIX and M ...