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Red Alert! Economic Collapse Accelerates and SKEW Index Predicts Massacre! MH17 a Diversion of Whats Going On Now!

Red Alert! While everyone is focused on Malaysian Airline 17 the SKEW Index is predicting a global meltdown of the economy!

What is the Skew Index? 130 more words

Breaking News

Political surveys that make you say “Say what?”


Since this is my blog, and since I like to bring up everyday life problems and examine them from my jaundiced viewpoint, and because I honor the force and beauty of words, I feel justified in writing about what some might consider {gasp} quasi-political. 598 more words


....enters a war torn warrior (stage left)

Two years into the war, as of this writing, and it doesn’t appear as if there is an end is sight!  I’m bruised and battered and the senor suite in my helm is damaged beyond repair.   666 more words


S&P 500 ‘Sudden Drop’ Index at Historic Extreme

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the same outfit that formulated the VIX, also calculates the odds of a ‘two standard deviation decline,’ or large sudden drop. 374 more words

S&P 500

The VIX/VXV Ratio

Last time, we talked about the convergence and divergence between the VIX and SKEW and what sort of information we could get from that. Today, let me introduce you to the VIX/VXV ratio combined with an application on the US Stock market. 393 more words

Financial Knowledge

Skew Coordinate Systems (Or Another Niche of Math No One Cares About)

As I go on about my daily life these days, it seems that even in the midst of summer more niches of math I’ve long forgotten pop up around me. 752 more words