Tag Archive: VIX Volatility Index

FX Thoughts : FOMC Halloween Edition

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An action packed weekend with the Eurozone banks audit all sorted with minimal fuss after a year of suspense and Brazil elections done and over with. It was overall, a boring week with… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Saving Is Good, Borrowing Is Bad

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A mad week with markets suffering a huge loss of confidence in almost everything except the safest of stuff which is the irony because the less yield hungry you were, the more rewards… Continue reading

Market Thoughts : Rattling and Humming Away

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A wee correction we saw in the S&P last night and a small global pullback that most people will see as a buying opportunity today as we open the US earnings season with… Continue reading

Volatility Created When She Speaks – Don’t Trade If You Can’t Parse

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Trading is not like the old days, information, analyse, act and react by a human brain. It is about PARSING and analysing the number of times the word “inflation” appears or “bubble” and… Continue reading

The VIX Roll Down – Time To Sell

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Every conversation about the VIX these days is about how it is time to pay because it is so low, it cannot get any lower. The highest we saw in the VIX was… Continue reading

It Always Rains When The Car Is Washed – Volatility And Hedging Your Portfolio

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I decided to wash the car on Sunday which had all the appearance of a hot and sunny day and turned out so. But as Murphy’s Law would have it, a single lone… Continue reading