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Category Archives: VIX

Banks Battered, Biotechs Best As Yield Curve Crashes To 10-Year Lows

Tech investors the last 2 days…   Lots of chatter again this week about shrinking The Fed's balance sheet… it's gonna happen no matter what and it is looming… so The fed will be shrinking at $20-50bn a month going forward, will The ECB or BOJ step up and increase their buying to keep the […]

“Not Off The Lows” – Oilmageddon Sinks Stocks As Treasury Curve Crashes To 10-Year Lows

Tough day for some…   A bloodbath in the oil patch as WTI entered a bear market, hit a $42 handle and tumbled to the lowest levels since Nov 2016…   That weighed on Trannies the most but selling pressure was abundant… and the absence of dip-buyers was clear (as central bank balance sheet shrank […]

JPM Head Quant Warns Of “Catastrophic Losses” For Short Vol Strategies

It has been a while since we heard from JPM’s quant guru, Marko Kolanovic, who following the recent FANG crash and quant rotations and ahead of this Friday’s massive S&P op-ex, has published his latest latter, covering everything from the aforementioned market moves, to the ongoing drastic changes in the market structure, to the prevailing […]

JPMorgan Lists Five “Red Flags” That Point To A 10% Downside Correction

The first time JPMorgan warned of market downside was in early March when the bank’s US equity strategist Dubravko Lakos-Bujas wrote that while the fundamental backdrop remains supporting, the “short-term downside risk” in the S&P is increasing. Less than two months later, JPM presented six “red flags” why it is starting to sell stocks. Then, […]

VIX ‘Risk’ Hits Record High As Traders Bet On Chaos To Come

While VIX closed at its lowest level since 1993 on Friday, VVIX (which tracks the anticipated volatitilty of VIX) completed a fourth week of gains in five, reaching a record high relative to the measure of equity turbulence.   As Bloomberg notes, with the VIX down more than 30% this year through the end of […]

Deutsche Bank Calculates The “Fair Value Of Gold” And The Answer Is…

Over the past three years, gold has found itself in an odd place: while it still remains the ultimate “safety” trade and store of value should everything go to hell following social and monetary collapse, when it comes to “coolness” it has been displaced by various cryptocurrencies, all of which have vastly outperformed the yellow […]

VIX Jumps As Yield Curve Dumps To 7-Month Lows

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / May 30, 2017 4:10 PM Macro data, the dollar, and the yield curve are ‘breaking bad’ so when does the Walter White market die? Another day, another set of dismal data (with soft data’s dump continuing)… READ MORE The post VIX Jumps As Yield Curve Dumps To 7-Month Lows appeared first on […]

VIX Jumps As Yield Curve Dumps To 7-Month Lows

Macro data, the dollar, and the yield curve are 'breaking bad' so when does the Walter White market die?   Another day, another set of dismal data (with soft data's dump continuing)…   But The Nasdaq was bid (up for the 8th day in a row), because the real economy doesn't matter and buying safe-haven […]

Fragile Markets? US Equity Futures Flash-Smash… For No Good Reason

First VIX dumped-n-pumped this morning, then Russell 2000 (ETF and Futures) flash-crash at lunch time, and now, amid heavy volume, someone decided it was the perfect time to panic-buy S&P, Dow, and Nasdaq futures…   Very heavy volume for early asia trading…   Some contest to Russell 2000's and VIX's earlier flash crash…   As […]

Legendary Investor Asher Edelman Says “I Have No Doubt” PPT Behind Market Rally

Legendary vulture investor Asher Edelman, the 1980s model for Gordon Gekko, strayed into what must’ve been uncomfortable territory for CNBC during an appearance on “Smart Money” when he discussed his view that the government’s “plunge protection team” is the only thing propping up the current market rally, and said he suspects that it has again […]