Monday, July 6, 2015
July 6 - 'No' vote being shrugged off by US equities markets
I can't post charts since Stockcharts is down, which is extremely untimely. Right now, we are seeing a extremely strong recovery from futures being down -1.5% to about even in SP500. VIX is also printing a black reversal candle. Despite what was thought to be a worst case scenario for Greece the equity indexes in US are holding up extremely well, much stronger than I would have thought. I was contemplating going short today for an intraday trade but clearly I was looking for the wrong trade. I am flat and am inclined to think that we are in a bottoming phase here and if we hold roughly around here I will go long EOD via shorting VXX with deep in the money puts.
Call buying has come back and very good chance of a pullback here
Probably 2/3 of the options account is in banks. Maybe 1/2 regionals and 1/2 XLF, C, BAC. Expecting another run up in equities into Augus...
Jun 10 - More bullishness but when is the pause/ pullback coming? Currently long C, BAC, DAL, JBLU, MARK, IGT, PYBI, FDXI botched my financials short trade and didn't close them the day after when I was up 70% and ended up taking a 50% hit the next day. F...