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Market Wrap October 2014: Financial Warfare & Market Volatility Exploding

WallStForMainSt, 10/19/2014

Jason Burack and Mo Dawoud did a market wrap and discussed market volatility, a potential market crash and the wealth effect.


Short Sellers Get Payback

Chidem Kurdas

Yep, it’s that time of the market cycle again. 396 more words


Video Market Commentary: October 21, 2014

On Tuesday, October 21, Michael sat down to talk to about the recent ride up and ride down the markets have seen and how they’re a result of a market not trading on fundamentals. 27 more words

Market Commentary

Dinner dumplings, 22/10/2014 - A Tale of Two Easings

Two trading days and a whole lot of different results…

First we have GDP news fading style out of China, whipping Asian markets around like wet towels, but then I barely have time to see that post on S3 before it’s all nullified by rumours, later confirmed, that the ECB is going in to buy corporate bonds as the next step of quantitative easing. 579 more words

Market Reflections

Peace and Stability in Volatile Times

In the twenty-sixth year of Asa king of Judah…
In the twenty-seventh year of Asa king of Judah…
In the thirty-first year of Asa king of Judah… 395 more words


Vol drag ahoy!

Now that markets have (somewhat) calmed, let’s see how the old vol drag play has worked thus far:

For those new to this: VXX tracks changes in the VIX index, by buying short-term VIX futures.   194 more words

Entropy Models for Evaluating Equity Portfolio Risk

This post is finally here. It swelled out considerably (surprise, Timmy at work!) compared to what I had hoped, but it is a highly technical treatment of equity indices, one way of evaluating uncertainty in them and a framework for possible advancements over several areas in capital markets. 1,157 more words