Anticipating Volatility: JPM Talks Its Book ~ The Risk Averse Alert

Friday, May 11, 2012

Anticipating Volatility: JPM Talks Its Book

The momentum of the CBOE Put/Call Ratio's increase is warning of further selling ahead...


While implied volatility rather indicates there is little worry over the prospect...


Finding $VIX momentum precariously poised to rise as well puts on the radar a marked increase in volatility, much as $CPC's increase already appears to be anticipating. What of this is hedging and what of this is positioning is more difficult to say than what of JPM's posturing intends to "fix" a broken trade. The question is whether volatility frontrunners and unimpeachable bearers of bad news are one and the same...

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