For the second time in less than a week the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by greater than 1,000 points. While not the worst days in terms of percentage losses, Feb. 5 and Feb. 8, 2018 are the two highest point loss days in Dow history and the only two days where losses surpassed 1000 points.
The markets plunged Monday, with the Dow falling nearly 1,600 points in the largest intraday point decline ever. This "February 2018 market crash" caused us to look back at some of the more recent historical market moves.
On Jan. 27 MetaStock will be hosting a marathon Online Traders Summit of 8 hours of in-person trading instruction. Eight market experts will discuss the strategies and programs that they use in their successful trading.
A year ago MODERN TRADER tabbed cybersecurity as the investment theme of 2017. Contributors Timothy Summers and Michael Robinson highlighted the reasons and provided a short list of stocks to look at. While every stock mentioned was not a home run, Robinson’s picks of Nvidia (NVDA) and Raytheon (RTN) soared 65% and 40% over the 11 months to follow and the broad sector as represented by the ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF (HACK) gained more than 18%.
As Cboe Global Markets has been growing consistently in relevance in the exchange world by adding asset classes to its leading position in equity options, Ed Tilly has been there, taking on more responsibility and growing along with it.