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As we continue to frantically work in the Slope Labs to finish the alpha version of our latest product, I offer you some updated market charts with some words about each of them in the caption. As a general note about my own trading, I have pushed my commitment level to just above 100% spread among 50 roughly equally-sized short positions. Anyway, here are the charts, any one of which can be made jumbo-size with a click.

The VIX has had the life choked out of it, falling from almost 90 to the mid-20s. There is a price gap at 18.12, although God forbid we actually make it down that far.
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