Alex Rosenberg is a producer at CNBC, where he serves as the digital writer and editor for "Trading Nation," "Futures Now" and "Options Action." Prior to joining CNBC, Rosenberg was a member of NBCUniversal's Page Program. He received a bachelor's degree from Brown University, and he is a CFA charterholder.
The volatility index is rising for the sixth straight session, the first time it has done so since the market tanked in August.
Over the past five years, European equities have been highly sensitive to moves in the U.S. market.
The central bank should raise rates no matter the data, even though it will mean a bear market and a recession, according to Peter Boockvar.
A check on gold miner ETFs tells Goldman's options research team that the investment is "currently controversial."
Record highs, like revenge, are best served cold, according to S&P strategist Sam Stovall.
The lack of positive sentiment around stocks has some market strategists licking their chops.
Options prices have fallen to a one-year low, in what may be an indication that big investors are expecting a mild summer ahead.
Investors are ignoring a key indicator that will send the S&P 500 10 percent higher, according to the frequently bullish strategist.