Tagged: nikkei

Bounce or crash, that’s the question. 2

Bounce or crash, that’s the question.

Here’s the latest chart of the 5-day average equity put:call ratio. Option markets have done a lot to correct the historic extreme in complacency that we saw in April. Indexindicators.com Stocks are still only...

Global stock indexes running on fumes 6

Global stock indexes running on fumes

When I’m looking at larger trends I like to visit the Bloomberg global stock market pages, rather than stare at the Dow all the time. To that end, here’s a tour of a few...

Deflation trade returning? 16

Deflation trade returning?

While Americans were on holiday, the last couple of days have seen some exciting market action. Stock indexes around the world declined roughly 3-8%, “safe” US and German government bonds rallied, and the dollar...