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Fear as Common Denominator for Gold and VIX
Gold is one of the few assets globally that has produced positive returns since the turmoil started last October. The…
January 17, 2019
Diverging Central Banks
One of our favourite “strategists” when it comes to reasoning about derivatives and the effect on markets is JPM´s Marko…
January 17, 2019
Do You Chase Longs Here?
Below is a quick chart review of the main US and European indices. They have basically all reached the negative…
January 17, 2019
The Entire History of Tesla in 5 Minutes
How did Tesla accelerate from 0-60 mph in such a short period of time? Today’s five-minute-long animation is presented in…
January 16, 2019
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
CTA Shorts Covered (and now small long)?
Since 2016 the CTA index (white line, “hedge funds” mainly in the model trading niche) has been going one way,…
January 16, 2019
Remember the FAANGs?
Remember the FAANGs? Below are a few charts just to remind us where this once so popular space trades, although…
January 16, 2019
Is the Overpriced M&A Spree by the Chinese Showing Cracks? German Robotic Company Kuka Could be a Sign
Over the last couple of years Chinese companies have gone on m&a spree buying assets all over the world. Chinese…
January 16, 2019
UK – What a zzzzzz
What a massive non-event for the GBP post the vote tonight. The GBP is totally unchanged on the day. The…
January 15, 2019