VIX at lowest on record, lazy traders want you to panic
As useless news sources want you believe we should all worry, how about most real traders don’t even consider this as a major indicator anymore. When you look at my private video from yesterday, it was quite evident you could use Russel 2000 as an earlier indicator as panic in the markets vs the lagging VIX which takes months to show up. Also market sector dispersion destroys the reliability of VIX
Global bond panic? Meltdown in finance ? What you think?
Somebody just sent me this FPGA acceleration video based around OpenCL. This is from Altera the board
manufacturer recently purchased by Intel. This is definitely exciting times as it legitimizes FPGA
for potential high-frequency trading deployment options. My favorite is definitely using Matlab's
Simulink option which can code generate into C++ or VHDL. Check out that video here.
Is this global Bond decline the start of an eventual catalyst of the next financial meltdown? I really
hope not but I thought this had died down over the last few weeks since Bill Gross the Bond King spoke
of his shorting the Deutsche Bund. Read that Yahoo finance article here.
So it's on! I have to get into trading action ASAP so I started a new Blog category on Trading. More to
come in coming days.