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"Buyer Beware": Trading VIX ETPs? You Probably Have No Idea What You're Doing

What started as a (mostly) innocent attempt on our part to highlight the multiplying canaries in the ETF coal mine, has recently morphed into a veritable crusade. 614 more words


As Vol "Re-Enters The Doldrums," Goldman Weighs In

Remember this chart?


Yeah, so that’s become something of a mainstay among those of us who enjoy reminding market participants about just how absurdly efficient the central-bank-inspired… 483 more words


Volatility and Tail Risk on the Rise: What to Do?

After months of complacency, volatility is coming back amid concerns about the escalation in the Middle East and Asia and the upcoming presidential elections in France. 654 more words


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Roll Apr 21 $110 put to Apr 28 $110 put for $1.80 when stock at $126.72

An analysis of Warren's Buffet's investment strategy

Buffett’s Alpha. by Andrea Frazzini, David Kabiller, and Lasse Heje Pedersen

The authors find that Buffet has been picking low volatility, low beta stocks with consistent earnings, and then levering up his investment using his insurance float. 71 more words

No Nouns No Names

Words words absurdity

To herd yourself

Within some thing

To clothe these

Lithesome souls

In heavy garments

made for other

Shapes are free

Like we are… 48 more words

Portfolio politics gone mad: Managing your investments through another (!) UK vote

Financial markets HATE uncertainty. It can generate enormous tidal waves of volatility in stock markets and have investors, professional and novice alike, running for the hills with their fistfuls of hurriedly bailed-out cash – or at least towards the so-called safe-haven of gold reserves. 762 more words