Behavior

Small-Caps Seeing Historic Squeeze

October 18, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

For the last month we have been noting a dramatic divergence between Small Cap stock prices and their implied risk… We can only remember one such lengthy decoupling in recent history, and that did not […]

Alexis Tsipras

Trump Meets Tsipras, “Evil” Awkwardness Follows

October 17, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

Besides the traditional and quite forgettable exchange of diplomatic pleasantries during the first meeting between President Trump and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday, there were two remarkable highlights. The first was that Trump […]

Algorithmic Trading

Can Stocks Avoid Unlucky (Year) Number 7?

October 17, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

Via Dana Lyons’ Tumblr, The 4th quarter of years ending in “7″ have historically exhibited the stock market’s worst quarterly performance of the decadal cycle. Exactly 3 months ago, we published a post highlighting what […]

Banks

Dow Hits 23,000 – There’s Just One Thing

October 17, 2017 Zero Hedge 0

Just four weeks since The Dow crossed 22,000…but thanks to Goldman, Boeing, Caterpillar, 3M, and JPMorgan (accounting for over 500 Dow points), the mainstream media’s favorite index just topped 23,000 for the first time ever… […]