The broad based S&P 500 Index closed at 1092 today. Eight months ago on October 22nd 2009 the index also closed at 1092. There were trading days in November, December, January and February when the index also closed at 1092. Despite the big price swings the market is unchanged over the past eight months.
If you use money management rules to limit losses during markets with big price swings, many times you will be stopped out of a trade even though you were ultimately correct about the market direction. There is a way to profit during non trending markets by selling option premium. Learn about a strategy that can produce great returns during a non trending market by selling option premium. This strategy can be profitable even if the S&P 500 Index closes at 1092 at the end of the year.