A Review of the Current State of Option-Oriented Indicators

January 25, 2017

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A webcast presentation with Larry McMillan originally held on January 25, 2017 as part of the CMT Association’s Educational Web Series.

  • Certain option data is useful in helping predict broad market movements. This presentation will discuss the current state of those indicators.
  • Put-call ratios are powerful, contrary indicators with a good track record of market prediction.
  • Volatility derivatives and indices are useful, especially in determining extreme oversold conditions and buying opportunities, but also in discerning the trend of the broad stock market.
  • The presentation will also include the current state of market breadth, and how it relates to market prediction as well.