A Week Later, The Risk Spread Compresses - Profits Booked

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Back on Friday, August 26, we indicated that the stock market had gotten overly exuberant and that the "fair value" based on the now traditional Risk Context fair value regression analysis performed by Capital Context indicated a fair value for ES of about 15 points lower. Well, it took a while, but finally the spread has not only compressed, but in fact has the ES trading below its corresponding long leg. For all those who lasted out this trade which has a 100% success rate to date courtesy of idiot algos and convictionless momo chasers, congratulations.

From August 26:

And today: