Derivatives
Violent Moves
In late December we argued that investors running for protection and buying options as a portfolio hedge would be proven…
January 16, 2019
Dull Markets Killing Volatility – Time for the Contrarian Trade?
The implosion in volatilities and other risk indicators continue. Some of the moves lower have actually been bigger than the…
January 16, 2019
Volatility is Dead – Long Live Volatility
During the Christmas equity rout the VIX climbed above the 35 level. Since then the move lower has been rather…
January 14, 2019
Long Live Volatility…or?
While most Hedge(d) funds lost money last year, it was a great comeback for the long volatility hedge funds. The…
January 7, 2019
Fed’s Disconnection Headache
Powell saved the world, at least on Friday, but below point from Manoj Hemrajani makes a valid point worth considering.…
January 7, 2019
Non Consensus Trump
Below is the best non-consensus view on Trump we have read over past days. Via City Financial. * Day 1…
January 2, 2019
High Yield Credit Capitulation?
Credit has been hit hard and is one of the most affected assets during this last turmoil. We have been…
December 21, 2018
Gold – Shines and Protects
The biggest theme this autumn continues to be crowded trades blowing up. Latest exit becoming somewhat narrow for the crowd,…
December 21, 2018
What if?
Last week we pointed out the recent collapse in TRADPAUS index. The index is showing us how only 22% of…
December 18, 2018
Volatility at World’s End
Still holding pole position when it comes to making volatility presentations cool, presented in 2012 by Christopher Cole of Artemis…
December 11, 2018