Posts filed under “Markets”

China’s Market and Policy Timeline

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Source: Bloomberg

Category: Markets, Politics

Assessing the Technical Damage to Markets

  Bull markets are born on pessimism, grown on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria.  The time of maximum pessimism is the best time to buy, and the time of maximum optimism is the time to sell.  -John Templeton   Now that the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index has had its first decline…Read More

Category: Markets, Technical Analysis

% of S&P500 Sales by Nation

Source: Marketwatch

Category: Markets

Try Again?

Here is your next attempt at a bounce. As noted yesterday, “its always tough to draw any conclusions from futures” and yesterdays 600 point rollover was ugly. Stay tuned . . .    click for updated futures

Category: Markets

VVIX, and Something in China?

I found this chart, via Torsten Sløk of Deutsche Bank Securities. It is a quite fascinating look at the VVIX index. If you are unfamiliar with the VVIX, it is a measure of the volatility of the VIX, itself a volatility measure of the equity market. More precisely, it represents the expected volatility of the 30-day forward…Read More

Category: Markets, Technical Analysis, Trading

Bounceback !

It is always tough to draw any conclusions from futures, but it looks like we may recover at least some  of yesterday’s sell off. Traders should watch yesterday’s lows if the markets roll over.   UPDATE: Dow futures now +600     click for updated futures 

Category: Markets

How IEX Prevents Stale Quote Arbitrage

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IEX arb



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Category: Finance, Markets, Technology

Data Points to Ponder During Today’s Selloff

China’s markets set the tone for the day (and perhaps the week) with an 8.5 percent blood-letting. Global stocks followed suit, which came after last week’s 5 percent tumble. Rather than tell you that markets are oversold — you already know that anyway, and oversold markets can become even more oversold — I want to bring a…Read More

Category: Investing, Markets, Sentiment

Look Out Below, China Version (part 37)

China’s markets fell another 8.5%, spilling over to the rest of the global bourses. U.S. looks to open up down 1.75% – 3%, Oil has bounced back over $42, and after its best month in years, Gold is off $7. Strap yourself in, this looks like a bumpy ride today.   click for updated futures…Read More

Category: Markets

Category: Markets