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15 Jun 20
Missed Friday, but I'm back with the daily #chart, with commentary by @reutersMikeD in the thread below. This one is global #COVID19 cases versus the #VIX #volatility index. Volatility has shot up in the last few days, amid a rising number of #infections in Beijing and the U.S.
It shows there really is still nothing more important for macro markets than the trajectory of the virus and shows super sensitivity to any rise infections associated with economies reopening - there was always likely to be some quid pro quo between people returning to work/...
...school/shops/big gatherings and rising infections - we now face the test of this over the coming weeks and market volatility gauges more than cash indices are the real relfection of that trepidation. Whatever governments do to respond may be trumped by a rise in public fear of
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6 Aug 19
#CBOE #VIX #volatility index, also known as #WallStreet's "fear gauge" records biggest one-day spike in 10 months
MSCI’s All-Country World Index, which tracks #shares across 47 countries, fell for a six straight day on Monday - marking its longest losing streak this year.
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4 May 18
My first Twitter thread: on the recent #dollar rally. Here's what the dollar did in 2017. Red, red, red. Down, down, down. #DXY
Here is what the #dollar has done so far in #2018. A rally in a past couple of weeks has helped.
What's causing it? @saikysays and I take a look in this piece: reut.rs/2I9J8Fi, which says it could be due to the gap in interest rates (Fed tightening) and extreme bearish bets.
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