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Shocking Admission From Global Head Of Strategy: “Our Clients Have Given Up On Valuation As A Metric”

For all the recent concerns about an “imminent” nuclear war with North Korea (not happening, according to the head of the CIA), which prompted a stunned reaction from Morgan Stanley which earlier today observed the “70% rise in the VIX index over three days, 2% drop in global equities, and more than a few holidays […]

Morgan Stanley: “Well, That Escalated Quickly”

“Well, that escalated quickly.” That’s how Morgan Stanley’s chief cross-asset strategist Andrew Sheets summarizes events in the last week in his latest Sunday Start note, in which he describes how following one of the calmest stretches for stocks since the 1960s, an escalating war of words with North Korea hit late summer markets priced for […]

As VIX Explodes, A Painful Warning: The Vega Of VIX ETFs Has Never Been Higher

With the VIX soaring, from single digits yesterday to over 15, risk is suddenly breaking out above the crucial Kolanovic redline level… And Nasdaq is tumbling. … it is worth reminding readers just how coiled the short-vol sector is, something we described two weeks ago in “If The VIX Goes Bananas” This Is What It […]

VIX Spikes Above 13 As Yesterday’s Buy-The-F**king-Fire-And-Fury-Dip Bounce Is Erased

The machines are patting each other on the back this morning. After crushing VIX into the close, to get the S&P back to even – proving that North Korea is a storm in a teacup – stuff is hitting the fan again overnight as Asian anxiety spreads into US markets with VIX spiking above 13 […]

T.Rowe Price Issues A Warning For Investors, Cuts Stock Allocation To Lowest Since 2000

One day after DoubleLine chief Jeff Gundlach told Bloomberg TV that it is time for investors to head for the exits as his highest conviction trade is “volatility is about to go up”, and that he is reducing his positions in junk bonds, EM debt and other lower-quality investments on fears investor sentiment may roll […]

Zacks: “Market Rises After War Begins; It’s A Patriotic Duty By Investors”

Buy The Fucking Fire And Fury (BTFFF) That’s how one can summarize the latest report sent out overnight by Zacks EVP and editor of the “Zacks Elite” newsletter, Steve Reitmeister whose only intention was to prevent Goldman clients from selling following the escalating war of words between Trump and Kim, and instead to boost client […]

Global Stocks Hit Another Record High, Ignore Slowing Chinese Trade

Following a sleepy overnight session, US futures are flat as are markets in Europe, while Asian stocks rose despite overnight trade data from China which unexpectedly missed across the board. As reported last night, Chinese export growth was the slowest since February while Import growth the weakest since Dec 2016, as both missed consensus estimtes. […]

Anticipating “VIX Shock”, Interactive Brokers Raises Volatility Margins

Even as the VIX has continued to plumb new all time lows, unable to rebound from the realm of single-digits where it has spent a record amount of time in 2017, warnings about a potential surge in the volatility index have been growing in recent weeks. Last week, in a note looking at what may […]

Dow Gains 600 Points In 9 Days; S&P, Bonds, Gold & Dollar Unchanged

Despite the payrolls beat, "hard" data in the US economy closed the week lower for the 5th week of the last 6 to the lowest since May 2015… as The Dow surges for the 9th day in a row to the 8th record close in a row… Because…   So this happened…   From the […]

There Are Two Problems With Trump’s Tweet About Record Corporate Profits

"Corporations have NEVER made as much money as they are making now." Thank you Stuart Varney @foxandfriends Jobs are starting to roar,watch! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 1, 2017 zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Aug 1, 2017 11:38 AM Earlier today, in an attempt to deflect from the relentless scandals that plague his administration, Trump tried to […]