MorningWord 8/22/14: A Game of Risk

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I'll keep this short this morning.  Yesterday I wrote of how I am often confounded by macro movements in currencies commodities and bonds (In Our Own World) and their effects on the U.S. equity … [Read more...]

MorningWord 8/7/14: Vol Around the World

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Since making a new all time high on July 24th, the S&P500 is down about 3.5% despite what has been some fairly good economic data here in the U.S., coupled with largely better-than-expected Q2 … [Read more...]

Chart of the Day $FEZ: Euro Trip

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As the week crawls to an end, the week that was saw the first bout of equity volatility in a while.  As I write this the VIX is up about 17% from last Thursday's close, off of a level that matched 7 … [Read more...]