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Quant Funds Run Wall St. Now?

we were sort of confused when we noticed the Wall Street Journal is doing an entire series on what they’re calling “the quants,” including the lead article title “The Quants Run Wall Street Now.” Now?  Are they not familiar with […]

Raise, Hold, Or Fold This VIX Move?

Raise, Hold, Or Fold This VIX Move?

It’s sure fun to be alive in the time of Twitter on days like yesterday. No, it’s not because Managed Futures programs instantly make money; nor because we are antagonists to the stock market rally (although maybe slightly); it’s because […]

A Game of Volatility Chicken

A Game of Volatility Chicken

The question everyone is asking it where does volatility go from here.  It’s at its lowest levels since the 1960’s, despite major economic unknowns like a looming government shutdown and a guy in the White House who was supposed to […]