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Dan: The Week Ahead

By - - Equities on March 6, 2017 12:54 PM 0 Follow-Ups
NEW YORK - AUGUST 15:  Traders works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) August 15, 2008 in New York City. Stocks were up in morning trading on Wall Street as the strengthening U.S. dollar drove global commodity prices down.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

This post originally appeared on RiskReversal.com On Friday’s Options Action on CNBC the panel discussed the surprising relative strength of high yield sectors within the S&P 500 (SPX) ytd, specifically the Utilities sector who’s etf, the XLU is up 6% ytd vs the SPX up about 6.5%, watch here: We wrote about it here, and […]

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Dan: SPDR Senses Tingling (SPY)

By - - Equities on February 17, 2017 3:17 PM 0 Follow-Ups

As we’ve mentioned a few times recently (most recently here and here), volatility in the broader market is at a historically significant low level, both realized and in the price of options. On the realized vol front, or how much the market is moving day to day, the SPX has gone 48 consecutive trading days […]

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