RESTACK Complacency at all time high!
The CBOE Volatility Index recorded the lowest monthly average in its history, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
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In another market distortion, whether due to ETFs or central banks, equity vol has fallen so far in October, historic...
VIX massively short
RECORD: 'crash' risk (SKEW) has never been this high relative to 'normal' risk (VIX)
And despite the fact half of America lives paycheck to paycheck, they have never, ever, been more confident of ret...
UMich Survey Shows Americans Have Never, Ever Been More Bullish About Stocks
And remember VIX speculators have never been more short...
As StockBoardAsset shows on the 24-year monthly ratio chart below, bulls have pushed the S&P:VIX price into uncharted...
Crude Oil has rallied for the past few months, could it be peaking? Joe Friday suggests Crude finds itself at a ke...
Then there is the widely viewed CNN Fear/Greed Index......
Global M&A activity has slowed and likely peaked.
But then again, market 'greed' has almost never been higher... CNN's Fear & Greed index soared to 96 - tied fo...
All of which makes zero sense as leverage has never been higher...
As Stone-McCarthy writes, the Investment Grade Markit CDX North American Index was 54.2 basis points yesterday, ju...
"Dancing On The Rim Of A Volcano": Speculators Have Never Been M...
Indeed, if CNN's Fear and Greed Index is anything to go by, investors are close to the 'most extreme' levels of gr...
Speculators Have Never Been More Short Volatility
Record low cash
Optimism in equities NEVER HIGHER
Or maybe it's gold that is predicting the hurricanes.
For the 5th time this year, VIX spiked and was instantly crushed in the last week...
A fascinating statistic about the current no-vol state of the market, courtesy of Deutsche's Jim Reid, who points...
Since The Fed (et al.) began tinkering (red shaded box), markets have slowly (and now quickly) died. Perhaps ev...
In fact - the last 11-days have been the quietest in the 90 year history of Bloomberg's S&P data...
Mega-low sentiment on the US dollar
VIX has not closed above 10 for 9 straight days - starting with Yellen's dovish Humphrey Hawkins testimony - this...
Russell VIX collapses to lowest level in history
The stock market is near peak euphoria here (tracked by the ratio of Fwd P/E to VIX)...
The growth of passive investing
A long view of the psychology of the markets
If there was a mercy rule in financial markets, we may have already called it a year for crude oil.
New record in non-commercial VIX shorts
Hedge Funds Have Never Been This Bullish About Small-Cap Stocks...
Over 57,000 Russell 2000 e-mini contract longs were added in the last two weeks - the most since July 2008 - leavi...
The last two weeks have seen the biggest increase in hedge fund bullish Russell 2000 positions since July 2008 pus...
Upside potential here for $GBPUSD
Overnight implied volatility of Cable.