My largest position, by far, is my EFA put position that I’ve been building for weeks. We have had our faith tested on this one, but the pattern has continued to unfold beautifully, following the update I did two weeks ago.(more…)
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One badly-battered market that might be an appealing short-term long position is biotech, by way of the symbol XBI:(more…)
I’d like to suggest this is an opportune time to short bonds by way of TLT.(more…)
For a full year now, the emerging markets fund EEM has been following a relatively smooth descending channel, bouncing between support (green line) and resistance (red line). It doesn’t always make it all the way to the line, but there’s no doubt that, with all that has happened over the past twelve months, EEM has been pretty predictable with respect to turning points. I’d say it’s getting close to resistance yet again.(more…)
I finally put my money where my mouth is and acquired April puts on ARKK early today. Here are a couple of Cathie’s utterly precariously-looking funds:(more…)