The Rebel Blog
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Mean Reversion in Options Trading
Mean reversion: What goes up must come down (and vice versa). Inside: How to trade mean reversion and how to pick the best option strategies.
Max Pain: Outsmart the Market Makers With This Theory
Max Pain: When market makers want you to hurt. Discover how max pain works in options trading, why it works, and how to trade it with options.
Powell vs. Yellen: Mixed Messages on Bank Deposits (Infographic)
It’s a bad for two top government officials to be at odds about bank deposit insurance — but that’s exactly what’s happening. Below, get the scoop on the two concurrency speeches that shook the stock market.
March FOMC and Powell Speech Simplified: 1 More Hike, No Cuts in 2023
The March FOMC was an extremely consequential meeting full of complex monetary-policy jawboning. We’re cutting through the noise and simplifying it down to a few easy-to-understand bullet points in picture form.
Back in the Game: Why GME is Up Nearly 50% Today
GameStop shares are rallying nearly 50% this morning on the back of its first profitable quarter in two years. The year-over-year comparisons are even more astronomical – EPS of +$0.16 vs EPS of -$0.49 YoY.
How Bearish Technical Traders Predicted the Downside in This Cloud Stock
When Salesforce posted excellent earnings on March 1st, the stock rocketed higher. Investors may have been lured in, but for professional traders who were tuned into the technicals of this cloud stock, this created an excellent bearish trading opportunity. Here’s how we crafted the plan.
UBS Acquires Credit Suisse For $3.2 Billion
The market is split in its reaction to the formation of a new banking titan, with some saying that issues remain in the banking sector, and that a Fed rate hike is still unlikely this week regardless of the merger.
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: 5 Legendary Female Investors Who Defied the Odds
From pioneers like Muriel Siebert to modern day market mavens like Cathie Wood, these five women have made their mark on the world of finance.
SVB Collapse (and Bailout) Explained in 3 Bullet Points
Here’s a rare, no-nonsense explanation of the SVB collapse in three bullet points, plus a quick rundown of the government bailout.
Michael Burry Breaks Silence on Banking Crisis, Predicts Swift Recovery
“Big Short” Michael Burry’s bold prediction for the banking crisis is surprisingly bullish. Find his now-deleted tweet and the reason why he’s not panicking below.
Credit Suisse, First Republic, SVB 2.0: The Next Bank to Fall?
Buckle up — Credit Suisse just lost a key backer, and the timing couldn’t be worse. Now, this popular credit rating agency thinks First Republic Bank could be the next to fall.
Russian Su-27 Pilots Pour Fuel on MQ-9 U.S. Drone Before Downing It
“A brazen violation of international law.” Markets faltered today after two Russian Su-27 fighter jets intercepted an unmanned MQ-9 U.S. Drone in international airspace, damaging the aircraft and forcing it to land in international waters.
DDA Trading Vol. 1: Discipline Dictates Action
Market Rebellion was built around the core principle of Jon & Pete Najarian’s trading philosophy: Discipline Dictates Action. Here’s the foundation.
Jon Najarian Gives a Trade Idea Based on the Big Bank News
Jon Najarian stopped by the set of Making Money with Charles Payne today to give his take on how traders could exploit the latest banking news.
CPI vs SVB: Will Fed Raise Rates in March?
The Fed’s ultimate goal has always been the dual mandate — the economic goals of maximum employment and price stability. But at what cost? Recent developments have led some to believe the Fed will be taking a softer touch during next week’s meeting.
The Trump Effect: How Donald Trump NFTs are Shaking up the Crypto Market
Discover how former President Trump caused a stir in the world of NFTs, with values on the rise and investors clamoring to get in on the action.
US Adds 311,000 jobs in February, Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.6%
The rise in unemployment is a highly welcomed event in a world where bad news is good news, and inflation is running hot. An unemployment rate of 3.6% (above expectations) means Fed Chair Jerome Powell is now just 0.4% away from the Fed’s ideal unemployment rate of 4%.
President Biden’s Proposal to Double Capital Gains Tax Sparks Fierce Debate
Biden’s latest proposal seeks to double capital gains tax. Proponents say it’s just a tax on the rich. Critics say that it could cause stock market pain and economic weakness. Realists say that with a Republican-led House of Representatives, it’ll never pass anyway.
ChatGPT Developer Mode: New ChatGPT Jailbreak Makes 3 Surprising Stock Market Predictions
ChatGPT has taken the world by storm. In its natural form, the AI chatbot is unable to make predictions about the stock market. But using a new prompt, we’ve reverted ChatGPT to Developer Mode. Using this new ChatGPT jailbreak, we’ll feed the AI relevant data and ask it to make specific stock market predictions about the CPI, the S&P 500, and more.
How to Hedge a Portfolio with Options: 3 Option Hedging Strategies
Use these three options hedging strategies to protect your portfolio from any threat that could come its way.