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Category Archives: Momentum Chasing

The Simplest Reason Behind Collapsing Volatility: Hedge Funds Are Barely Trading

“Gamma”, “vega“, CTAs, risk-parity, vol-neutral, central bank vol-suppression, the soaring popularity of (inverse) VIX ETFs , and so on: over the past year there have been countless attempts to explain why despite the surging political uncertainty in recent years, and especially since the US election… … global equity volatility, both implied and realized, has tumbled […]

Peak Autos, Peak Oil, & Peak Nasdaq

Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Are Auto Sales Really All That Strong? The media was especially excited yesterday regarding the release of the auto sales data. To wit: “US auto sales were higher than expected in September after automakers offered a record amount in incentives to buyers.   According to Autodata, sales reached a seasonally […]

ZeroHedge: “Run For Cover If You’re Short” Gartman Pleads One Day After Saying “2,025 Is A Given”

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. For today’s dose of pre-market entertainment, we go once again to Dennis Gartman, who clearly perturbed by the violent turnaround in global stocks yesterday appeared on CNBC where the “closely followed market-watcher” said the early week’s market gains could continue […]

ZeroHedge: Why Silicon Valley’s “It’s Different This Time” Is Now A Broken Record

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Mark St. Cyr Why Silicon Valley’s “It’s Different This Time” Is Now A Broken Record Like a broken record whenever a profit measure was asked of “Silicon Valley” (i.e., everything social or tech) as to when something would […]

ZeroHedge: EIA’s Dire Oil Forecast: $34 Crude Due To Far More Resilient Production, Oversupply And Lower Demand

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Now that the massive USO-driven squeeze appears to be over (congratulations to whoever managed to sell equity and their secured lenders) the bad news can return. First, it was Goldman slamming the “unsustainable rally, and then just a few hours […]

ZeroHedge: The Oil Short Squeeze Explained: Why Banks Are Aggressively Propping Up Energy Stocks

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Last week, during the peak of the commodity short squeeze, we pointed out how this default cycle is shaping up to be vastly different from previous one: recovery rates for both secured and unsecured debts are at record low levels. […]

The Endless Emergency – Why It’s Always ZIRP Time In The Casino

Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, Based on the headline from the latest Jobs Friday report you wouldn’t know that we are still mired in an economic emergency – one apparently so extreme that it might entail moving to the 81st straight month of zero interest rates at next week’s FOMC meeting. After all, the unemployment rate came in smack-dab on the Fed’s […]

Why Apple Is Falling Again: Bank of America Cuts AAPL From Buy To Neutral, Lowers Price Target

Curious why after its massive drubbing yesterday, which led to the second highest volume day for AAPL stock in 2015, the phone market is down another 1.3% this morning? The reason: Wall Street’s momentum chasing penguins have re-emerged, and moments ago Bank of America, right on time as in just after the stock broke its […]

Futures Slump As Asian Stock Bubble Calls A Timeout

Judging by the recent action in equity futures, the continuously rangebound US market since the end of QE may be entering its latest downphase, catalyzed to a big extent by the recent strength in the JPY (the EURJPY traded down to 2 year lows overnight), especially following yesterday’s not one but two statements by Abe […]

ZeroHedge: Why Allowing Big Brand Name Banks To Manage Your Money Is Detrimental To Your Wealth

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. We are soon to leave the period of momentum chasing, leveraged beta performance (basically, lever up and chase the Fed) and about to return to the era where fundamental analysis and global macro awareness actually generate alpha. You see, ever […]