Silver as an investment

VIX Calm But Currencies Storm Before Payrolls Hurricane Pounds Markets

Seemed appropriate as many brace for storms – market and meteorological…

 

VIX was stomped down to a 12 handle to maintain stocks… (after tumbling on trapering chatter)… S&P traded in a 2pt range after Europe closed…

 

The morning was rescued back to unchanged and clung to it after Europe closed…

 

Notably only Trannies remain green on the week…

 

Deutsche Bank closed red for the first time since the DoJ Deal rumor…

 

But remains with a higher market cap than Twitter for now…

 

The USD Index soared to its highest since July…

 

Led by the ongoing collapse in Cable and Yen…

 

Notably USDCNH has started getting jiggy again – which doesn't tend to end well…

 

Treasury Yields continue to surge (and steepen)…

 

As The USD gained so PMs were pummeled; but WTI surged above $50 on the potential for even more cuts…

 

Gold closed below pre-Brexit lows, hovering at $1250; and SIlver holding just above $17…

 

WTI Closed above $50 for the first time in over 3 months…

 

The last time aggregate open interest in WTI was this high marked the top in 2013 in prices…

 

Charts: Bloomberg

Bonus Chart: Unsure what to do tomorrow…

Bonus Bonus Chart: Good Luck Florida