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VIX (Volatility index) outlook for August 22, 2014

New all-time highs for the S&P. VIX is down of course but still not at a yearly low. This stock market cannot be stopped as it seems though. 12 more words


European Secession Votes and Market Implications: Scotland

Stuart P. Quint, CFA, Senior Investment Manager and International Strategist

This first blog in a two-part series will examine the Scottish secession vote coming in September and the potential implications for financial markets. 517 more words

Advisor Perspectives

Taking A Look At The Forex Volatility Figures

The market movements can be said to be quite chaotic at the moment. Historical trends are being reversed. The trending down AUDUSD pair began a rather bullish move as a result of China’s economic growth. 112 more words

Price Action

VIX (Volatility index) outlook for August 20, 2014

Fearless US equity markets. VIX is falling on its nose again, getting closer to the yearly lows, which would coincide with fresh all time highs for the S&P. 12 more words

Stock Index

GINA Interception, Stolen Credentials and the Malware that Almost Got Away

A few years back, one of my IT co-workers remarked that after making a purchase on Amazon.com, his credit card data was stolen. He was naturally frustrated that this happened, but fortunately his credit card company caught the fraud early, notified him, and corrective steps were taken. 724 more words


GUEST POST: Flowing Volatility From News Events Has Created A Dangerous Space to Trade

An article I wrote at the end of June went into detail about the lack of volatility in the market and how it had left many traders frustrated.  949 more words

Quick Notes

Week End Blog – Geopolitical STRESS!

There is little to cheer about this week. Geopolitical risk spiked as Russia retaliated with bans on fruit and vegetables from the West, President Obama unexpectedly authorized airstrikes in Iraq as the militants move toward American diplomatic outposts, and the cease-fire was ended in Gaza. 430 more words