Tag: VIX

  • A Terrible, and A Fantastic Week

    It was a terrible week for U.S. stocks and equally for almost every major stock markets worldwide. The Dow fell 157.47 points, or 1.5%, on Friday to close at 10,325.38, racking up a 7.3% drop for the week. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 29.33 points, or 1.5%, on Friday to close at 1,947.39 and lost 10.8% for…

  • The Monkey Friday

    Here we go again. A new secert recipe from Mr Paulson and company for pumping-up the markets. If I were to simplify this, it is like this ” Here is the garbage bin, you throw all garbage in this, we’ll pay you for this garbage and later we’ll sell this garbage to others hoping the garbage…

  • Is It a Bear Market or a Bull Market?

    What kind of market we are facing these days? One day it is up, but to give-up all the gains next day. 200-300points daily move seems like a norm for Dow Industrial. It is a good market for directional players, yet it is a bad market for directional player. Delta neutral seems a good idea…

  • Where Are We Heading Now?

    Tough Markets, the worst June for Dow since the great depression of early 30s. The Dow is down nearly 9.5%, S&P500 nearly 8%, RUT nearly 5.5% and Nasdaq nearly 7.5% for the month of June so far and we still have one more trading day left. Dow Jones industrial average is down nearly 20% since…