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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...

Posted on May 23 2017 - 4:32pm by Dan
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The great quiet continues. The greatest excitement on longer term periodicity programs, was the next to nothing -1.8% sell-off in equities.  The VIX is again printing 10.7’s.  The processes in our portfolio have been steadily climbing higher. So rather than rest on our incredible laurels, we have decided to get to work. We’re looking at reviewing a few...

“As every scuba diver knows, panic is your worst enemy: when it hits, your mind starts to thrash and you are likely to do something really stupid and self-destructive“– Daniel Dennett Today the stock market sold off with consistent selling.  Perusing the interwebs, I found a bit of panic. Let’s place today in context … (Video Included....

Finally. We have been counting the days of low volatility, and the markets are at least beginning to break loose.  At the time of this writing, the Spoos is down by about -1.49%.  Which isn’t much.  We’re not even to the lows of April yet, and a 10% correction is statistically normal about once every 14 months.   Perhaps we can see a VIX print over...