The idea behind my post-trauma work is that market participants take a while to rebuild positions – longer than it takes Vix
Normally we get significant rallies from a wearing off of (elevated) fear as investors put their sidelined cash back into
I am constantly reading market commentary that describes rallies with light volume as being less meaningful than those with heavy
If we go through an extended period of relatively low volatility in the S&P it’s easy to get periodic large
Fear is what keeps buyers away. We need some to stay away, so they can come in and buy later.