The Drums Of Trade War – Part Duex
In June of 2018, as the initial rounds of the “Trade War” were heating up, I wrote: “Next week, the Trump Administration will…
In June of 2018, as the initial rounds of the “Trade…
Bear Trap?
As we listen to increasing crowd of preaching “doom” on CNBC these days, we ask ourselves if pessimism is getting…
As we listen to increasing crowd of preaching “doom” on…
In Gold We Trust?
As we mentioned a few weeks ago, gold trades in a boring fashion, but keep it on the radar as…
As we mentioned a few weeks ago, gold trades in…
Make or Break
Dax and Eurostoxx 50 futures are falling this morning post the latest Trump weekend tweets. The entire situation remains rather…
Dax and Eurostoxx 50 futures are falling this morning post…
Will (Liu) He? Or won’t He?
… and it’s gone! The equity bull story is suddenly looking quite ropey. There is no trade truce between China…
… and it’s gone! The equity bull story is suddenly…
China Loves Tariffs
The Chinese equity markets are having a volatile session, but all in big green today post the tariffs news. ChiNext…
The Chinese equity markets are having a volatile session, but…
Do You Buy Protection After the House Burnt Down?
The extreme move higher in vol has continued today. Sure, the market has traded down sharply today, but not in…
The extreme move higher in vol has continued today. Sure,…
Time to (use) Panic?
Markets went from complacency to panic in a very short time. We have been arguing that pretty much all global…
Markets went from complacency to panic in a very short…
Know Your Option(s)
By now everybody knows the VIX has exploded higher over past days. Trade war with China or not, but risk…
By now everybody knows the VIX has exploded higher over…
Trade War’ In May & Go Away.
Over the weekend, President Trump decided to reignite the “trade war” with China with two incendiary tweets. Via WSJ: “In a…
Over the weekend, President Trump decided to reignite the “trade…
Volmaggeddon Strikes (again)
Panic strikes markets today again with volatilities exploding. The past 2 days has seen a huge increase in equity vols…
Panic strikes markets today again with volatilities exploding. The past…
It’s All About Market Psychology
With the recent moves in market psychology, we have Heard more and more people blame the “psychology of the market”.…
With the recent moves in market psychology, we have Heard…