The VIX is Too Darn High! No, It’s Not
Taking a Breather
Making Sense of the Three Types of Volatility
When Markets Are Wild, Embrace Liquidity
Risk Management in Investing
Why Liquidity is a Concern
Liquidity Considerations in a Down Market
Could the Coronavirus be a Black Swan?
When “Buy the Dip” Doesn’t Work
What is Causing the Increase in Options Volume?
Confessions of a Market Nihilist
What the Options Markets Are Saying About Alibaba
Avoid the Whipsaw
More About Monetarism
Monetarism, which was largely associated with Nobel Laureate economist Milton Friedman, posited that GDP and inflation were primarily influenced by the money supply. A central tenet was the quantity theory of money.
How to Deal with Stochastic Events
There is certainly an optimistic tone to markets today and that optimism is well-justified. Between positive rumblings on the US-China trade front, progress in Brexit negotiations, and the Federal Reserve extending its purchases of Treasury Bills, today’s news flow has been unrelentingly positive for equities. There was nary a downtick in the major US indices between the open and the European close.