Volatility

Get Out Now: SocGen Predicts Market Crash, Bear Market For The S&P

With little stock upside left, with the threat of rising interest rates slamming P/E multiples, with the economy in deep in late cycle, with equities trading at record valuations, with everyone short vol and just begging for a vol short squeeze, SocGen's advice is simple: get out now.

5 Tips For New Bitcoin Investors

Taking the plunge and entering the crypto space can be daunting. There is no centralized authority to hold your hand, and the rumors and stories circulating around digital currencies can be fear-inducing...

The Source Of The Next Crisis

"I finally get it. Shorting VIX, at these low levels, in the size they are doing, is not only dumb, but crazily dangerous, not only to the parties trading it, but also to the stability of the entire financial system."

The Silence Of The Bears

"The silence of the bears is deafening. And who can blame them? The last 2 years have been absolutely brutal for any fans of price discovery, volatility and anything analytical mattering. Nothing matters."

Kolanovic Asks "How Close Are We To The Market Top" And Answers

"This is a question asked by many of our clients, especially those wanting to protect strong YTD gains or chase year end performance. In order to assess this question we analyze equity positioning, possible signs of irrational exuberance, and again draw attention to another form of excess which we call ‘quantitative exuberance’."

These Are The Top 50 Hedge Fund Long And Short Positions

In an unexpected turnaround, for once hedge funds aren't sucking (if once again underperforming both the S&P and the average mutual fund): for those who believe in piggybacking, here are the Top 50 most popular longs and shorts within the HF community.