Shorting Financial, Sorry What?

by OptionPundit on November 20

Don’t read further if you are convinced that financials are now in a new bull marlet and nothing can take them down. And don’t invest even a single dollar based on following post unless you are fully convinced and you have  capital that you can risk 100%. I am shorting financials via FAZ (FINANCIAL BEAR […]

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Citi, Uptick and Mark-To-Market

by OptionPundit on March 11

So we had it finally. The pressurized spring bounced back and shorts were pressed against the wall to cover. Fantastic rally by all means, it was easily qualified as a 90% Upside Day on both the NYSE and the NASDAQ that too on expanding volume. Market breadth was also much more impressive during yesterday’s rally. […]


Option Business aka Insurance Business

by OptionPundit on March 10

A bounce is due, no, I think overdue. We have all realized that Mr. Market can remain irrational longer than one can remain solvent. So though the probability of bounce is high, don’t count on it for long term bull market till there are sign of economic improvement. The primary trend is bearish, as clear […]


Outperformance Continues at OPNewsletter

by OptionPundit on February 22

When compared with broader markets, Feb was an excellent month for OPNewsletter coupled with a few good learnings (kinda reinforcement, been there done that, but forget that). Overall, OPNewsletter for Feb closed up +5.6% x-commissions and +2.6% including commissions. Capital preservtion and thus allocation was higher priority vs missing an opportunity. These results doesn’t include […]


Early Warning Signpost

by OptionPundit on February 17

A few months back I shared big picture and mentioned key points to watch out for a Bear market signal. A lot has happened since then, but I still haven’t opened OPValue Portfolio (new). At the same time, nothing much has changed in the markets and we are almost closer to the earlier lows. I […]

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