dinsdag 4 april 2017

VIX Panic-Sellers Barely Manage To Rescue Stocks' Green Close

The machines used every tick of USDJPY and VIX today to ensure The Dow ended green. After yesterday's dump and pump, The Dow and Nasdaq clung to April Gains, as Small Caps were slammed then the BTFDers arrived and it went exponential...


Despite a VIX crushing slam to an 11 handle, stocks just would not behave and ramp until the close...


The Dow bounced once again off its 50DMA yesterday and rolled back over again today...


The Dow just scraped into the green for April...


After inverting for the first time ever in a sub-14 spot VIX environment yesterday...


The VIX curve over the next month is once again upward-sloping but notably flatter than the rest of the curve as short-term anxiety (French election, Trump tax reform) remain...


Tesla finally topped $300 for the first time ever...


Retail stocks suffered due to speculation Trump moving away from BAT to VAT...


Treasury yields inched higher on the day but remain lower on the week...

The Dollar index followed a similar pattern to yesterday with strength overnight and weakness during EU/US day...


WTI climbs to one-month highs over $51 as U.S. crude and gasoline inventories seen declining in coming inventory report and as North Sea Buzzard oil field said to have unplanned halt...


Gold held on to gains above $1250 today...