What are the VIX, the Nasdaq and Bonds trying to tell us?
Amid huge volatility, records have been broken in the stock market over the past couple of weeks. Is this a buying opportunity or is there more pain ahead?
“Is the selling over?” This is a question nobody can answer with any certainty. But in financial markets we are only ever dealing with probabilities, never certainties. And from my viewpoint, the probabilities strongly favour at least a short-term bounce from here.
The broad stock market indices have given no indication of the violent struggle between growth verses value. Here I discuss this sector rotation, whether it is likely to continue and the outlook for stocks generally.
A slightly deeper understanding of the VIX and what is going on under the hood of the stock market indices can help traders focus on what makes money rather than what makes headlines. In this post I clarify what the VIX is and what it really tells us and what traders can focus on to […]