Sometimes it is worth stepping back and having a look at what history can tell you.
Of late my various feeds have been inundated by stories about Apple and its recent fall. For those of you who are late to the party here is a quick catch up. Apple makes things that a group known as fan-bois buy, fan-bois often queue up for days in advance to buy the latest iwanker.…Details
I have been following some of the commentary regarding the VIX of late – much of the commentary seems to be of the ilk that there is something wrong with the index because perceptions of volatility (fear) have been dropping out of the market. From my perspective too much is read into a simple tool…Details
Cohen is the founder of SAC Capital Advisors a hedge fund that manages about $14 billion. Cohen is considered to be a very canny and aggressive trader who seems to trade a multitude of time frames. Lately however, his firm has come under scrutiny from the SEC regarding possible insider trading. As with all things…Details
Somebody read this and tell me what the hell I am supposed to do with it
I snipped this on the last trading day of the year as part of a year in review video I am doing. The chart compares the relative performance of the following. All Ords (^AORD) Dow (^DJI) Nasdaq Composite (^IXIC) Nikkei (^N225) Hang Seng (^HSI) Dax (^GDAXI) Its important to note that these are relative performances…Details
Previously I had talked about a long trade on the Dow I was running – nothing new there and the rationale and management of the trade was hardly revolutionary. However, I did something profoundly f#%^en stupid – I transposed a digit on my stop and got pinged out by a spike because my stop was…Details
Whilst I believe that the correlation indices has increased over time and the correlation of instruments has been shown to increase in times of stress their returns correlations can be a little different. Note the performance particularly of the DAX and the Hang Seng. The charts for some of these may have the same outward…Details