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Trading on Fund’s Position Changes

US job creation in January was below expected but still above the 150K mark that most economists say to be enough to keep the unemployment rate low. The increase on average hourly gains was read as a signal that the FOMC might eventually consider tightening on its March meeting as inflation shall not ease. At […]

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Option Queen Newsletter

The good news regarding last week’s action in the market is it felt a lot worse than it actually looks on a chart. Now, we aren’t saying that it was a pleasant decline, but this was a decline inside a trading range. With that said, we must alert you to the fact that the Bollinger […]

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Carry-Trade on More Liquidity

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) took interest rates to negative territory fulfilling its “promises” from Davos on further monetary easing (liquidity). On last week FOMC’s statement the committee acknowledged the financial market turmoil saying it would assess how it would impact its dual-mandate. Today the vice-chairman commented that the turbulence will be factored on March’s […]

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Funds Shoretening and Marcro Shaky

FUNDS SHORTENING AND MACRO SHAKY On Davos last week central banks’ presidents did their job in talking about further “support” for the markets (China) and a potential new wave of liquidity easing (ECB and BoJ). The rhetoric was enough to halt the selling mode that investors were on and provoked a capitulation that drove equities […]

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S&P 500 Futures - Mar 16 - Option Queen meets Confucius

Option Queen meets Confucius

Cu Rua, the ancient special turtle from Hanoi Vietnam, has died. Is this a bad omen for Wall and Broad? Confucius say be cautious! Here in the USA there is talk of a possible “Battle of the Billionaires” this coming November and that’s not from Confucius. The current rumour is that Michael Bloomberg is considering […]

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S&P 500 Futures - Mar 16 - Option Queen Newsletter

Option Queen Newsletter

Some of the wild action seen in the Friday session was due to option’s expiration and some of it was just pre-holiday adjustments. We knew the retreat was coming; we were lucky enough to have figured that out for this newsletter. What we don’t know is how long this retreat will last. A lot depends […]

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