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July 25, 2017
$VIX has stayed below 10 ever since Janet Yellen spoke:
$VIX was on death row. Janet Yellen was the executioner.
No $VIX close above 10 since Janet Yellen’s congressional testimony. pic.twitter.com/ABcdvzCv4m
— Sven Henrich (@NorthmanTrader) July 25, 2017
No exception today, however $VIX again tagged its lower trend line and has bounced from there. Target remains the upper trend line and eventual gap fill.
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July 17, 2017
You are here. 7.93 on $VXO the original $VIX. My long term outlook is self explanatory with 99.9% of all market history showing higher volatility readings than now:
July 14, 2017
$XIV monthly chart. For a derivative product it has acted amazing technically as the consecutive bounces off of the monthly 5 EMA have shown. The move continues to be unprecedented and is making a new high today. The eventual reversion will likely be dramatic
July 11, 2017
$VIX spikes appear to get shallower and shallower and last less and less time as the reflexive tendency to buy the dip is “deeply ingrained” as Mohamed El-Erian called it in reference to a tweet I had sent out earlier today:
Today’s #markets action suggests “buy on dips” reaction function remains deeply engrained, & this despite #centralbanks cautionary signals. https://t.co/sDyevdoiiN
— Mohamed A. El-Erian (@elerianm) July 11, 2017
Yet as compressed as the $VIX remains it’s now dancing between its 50MA and the 200MA. As the range is so narrow it will ultimately not take much to see a lasting spike above the 200MA. Indeed, so far in July the $VIX has remained above the 50MA on the daily closes. A daily close above the 200MA could set up for the long awaited spike to the upper trend line. There also remains an open gap in the 21/22 range:
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