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A Bit of Utility Damage

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This remains a dreadfully drama-free market. As I type this, the ES is down all of 8 hundreths of a single percentage point. Whoop de freaking do.

One bit of obsession for me remains the Dow Utilities, on which I have an obscene number of January 2019 puts. Today, for the first time in months, we’re causing a tiny bit of damage to the ascending trendline. Nothing definitive, but it certainly helps.

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