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Remember that old movie, "The Postman Always Rings Twice," with Lana Turner? The volatility gauge, the VIX, is a lot like that – it always spikes twice. It did the first time back in December when it topped 30, just like I predicted it would.
And it's going to spike again, higher and more fiercely than it did last month.
Now, I'm not telling you this to frighten you or bum you out. Far from it, in fact. Because, if you're like me, the prospect of a spike in volatility is downright exciting. After all, it doesn't matter how volatile the market gets, or if stocks go up or down – that they move is the important thing.
I'm telling you this because there's one very simple move to make – one that some of Wall Street's savviest, smartest players are making at this very moment – to get ready for that second big spike and a tenaciously bearish market.
Here's the play…
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Chris Johnson is a quant - he's obsessed with building and perfecting mathematical models that allow him to predict, with startling accuracy, the direction of the markets, entire sectors, and individual securities. For the last year, he's been researching and building a new system that lets him move swiftly in and out of the hottest stocks in the market for life-changing gains - entirely on his own terms. The results of his newly-minted Night Trader system are nothing short of amazing.
Chris also contributes to Money Morning as the Quant Analysis Specialist.