VIX: New Lows

VIX’s 200-day moving average just registered a 10-handle for the first time ever, dropping to 10.99 this morning… … in order to keep S&P futures in their recently re-acquired rising purple channel.  We saw another test just yesterday (the yellow arrow.)As we discussed last week [see: The Chartist’s Dilemma] this channel dates back to August … continue reading →

The Chartist’s Dilemma

As a chartist, you know something’s gone haywire when a major, long-term channel breaks down and it results in higher prices.  Yet, as every chartist knows, this phenomenon has been a hallmark of the financial markets for the past several years.The S&P futures (ES) offer a very clear example.  Like all channels, the rising purple … continue reading →