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Divergences - Market Analysis and Option Trading, October 22nd

After a very mild pullback earlier in the week, the $SPY finished solidly higher above its range, followed closely by the $IWM while the $QQQ lagged.

Short term price action dictates that buyers are in control, and yet it seems as though many obstacles remain before clear uptrend can be established.

In this Episode of IWO Brunch, we discuss:

  • why the $QQQ was divergent from other market indexes
  • why the $VIX was divergent, and how it differs from analyzing equity indexes
  • the trading strategy focusing on snapback rallies in $XLF, $KRE, $XHB and $XLB
  • your individual requests
You can watch the video below:

by Steven Place

Steven Place is the founder and head trader at