Tagged: put:call ratio

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...

Looking for a temporary bottom 1

Looking for a temporary bottom

World stock markets are oversold, and now that the US markets have taken a dip under the May 6 lows we have a stronger case for some near-term strength. The put:call ratio is also...

Complacency still extreme 0

Complacency still extreme

Even if this is just a small correction in a continuing rally (which it is very dangerous to assume), the market has a lot of room left to shake things up. The 20-day average...

All-in, all over again 3

All-in, all over again

Ok, the 5-day trailing average put:call ratio is giving another screaming sell signal (the one in early March was the first in ages to not result in any decline, just a 2-week consolidation). History...

20 day average put:call now at 3-year low 1

20 day average put:call now at 3-year low

This powerful fear guage is registering the most complacent atmosphere in at least three years, if not ever: Indexindicators.com Mutual fund cash levels are also at all-time record lows, and spreads on junk bonds...

Max sell 5

Max sell

The put:call ratio, the best timing indicator I follow, bar none, is giving a screaming sell signal. Are there any bears left to take it? Indexindicators.com

One sell signal to rule them all. 1

One sell signal to rule them all.

You know the one: the 5-day trailing average equity put:call ratio: indexindicators.com Retail options players almost never get significantly more complacent than this, and they virtually ALWAYS get creamed within a week or two,...