As this blog starts to get a little long in the tooth, I am having more fun scanning the archives to see what I was writing about and readers were responding to as various events were pushing the markets up and down.
This marks the third year I have assembled my top posts of the year collection, which represents the 25 posts of 2009 which have been read by the largest number of unique readers during the course of the year:
- Chart of the Week: Might Recent Volume Bottom Doom Stocks?
- SPX 15% Over 200 Day Moving Average for First Time in Ten Years
- How to Trade the VIX
- Lagging Semiconductor Index Suggests Caution
- The SPX and the 200 Day Moving Average
- Trader Development Stage Model – Version 2.0
- Draft Trader Development Stage Model
- VIX:VXV Ratio Sell/Short Signal
- The Possibility of a ‘Stealth Bottom’
- VIX at Seasonal Cycle Low
- On Trading Rules and Guidelines
- Three Fear Indicators (or…The Three Baritones)
- VXX Calculations, VIX Futures and Time Decay
- Chart of the Week: Change of Trend in Cash Holdings?
- Lost in Translation: VXX and VXZ
- VIX:VXV Ratio Moving Toward Bearish Zone
- Equity Put to Call Ratio Hits Ten Month Low
- VIX Spike of 35% in Four Days is Short-Term Buy Signal
- New Dr. Brett Series on Lessons for Developing Traders
- Triple ETF Options Landscape
- Cash on Sidelines Headed Back to Stocks?
- Eerie Déjà Vu as Both VIX and SPX Jump More than 2.5%
- Options Expiration Weeks and the March to August Bull Market
- Learning About Options (1)
- Commercial Real Estate Problems Piling Up
For the record, the top 25 posts for 2007 and 2008 are pinned to the right hand column of the blog and can also be plucked from the archives at:
Alternatively, readers looking for a month-by-month review of the past three years may be interested in The Post of the Month: An Informal History of VIX and More