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“Liquidity is present.  Until it isn’t”– Personal Maxim Markets are quiet. We still maintain that massive long Q’s position that we have been discussing for some time. And at the same time, Bitcoin is making new highs.  Which I think is fantastic for those who are long.  My question, given recent history (of about 4 years ago) …...

Posted on May 24 2017 - 2:09pm by Dan
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The ‘Great Quiet’ continues to coil it’s body around each and every one of us.  Attempting to put traders to sleep in the soft blanket of complacency.  The VIX is printing 10.36 at the time of this writing. Our Core Program hit another brand new high earlier this week.  It has dipped about 6 BPS since that time.  But it’s accompanying the...

Volatility is low. That is no state secret.  Every talking head from here to Mumbai is discussing the fact that the VIX has been flirting with the single digits. So while things have been quiet?  That doesn’t mean that the opportunities for profit are in any way lessened.  Like ‘Cool-Hand-Luke’, you can pull in consistent profits in quiet, low...

“Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt.  Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.“– Nolan Ryan Last week, we had an entry on “Fake News”.   Since that time, I have had several conversations, with several traders. So on my mind as of late, is both ‘fake news’...

As of late, various economists have been discussing the softening economic data for the first quarter of 2017.  Today, the Federal Reserve spoke of this, although maintaining a positive view of the future and re-affirming their stance on future rate hikes  … Per Bloomberg … “Federal Reserve officials remained on track to gradually tighten monetary...