We have been talking about volatility for several weeks, and while we take solace in knowing that the herd is catching up, we’re not exactly thrilled the latest data suggests there is more revising to be done. With market volatility picking up as earnings velocity takes off, we are keeping our inverse ETF position intact, maintaining our short bias on two positions and scaling into another position.read more »
With the herd taking a bullish view — despite the hard data we’ve been getting that calls for a rest in expectations for both 2017 earnings and GDP forecasts — we’ll continue to stay the course, which demands protective measures while we look for opportunities for investments.read more »
As the markets get bumpy, we not only add another protective position, but we also add a one new option call in this main Connected Society player.read more »
With the mood of investors starts to turn sour as everyone realizes the Trump policies will take some time to implement — if at all — we continue to favor our short positions.read more »
The Fed’s inflation-focused rate hike yesterday is poised to crimp consumer spending at the margin and hit an auto market that is already starting to deal with an aging demand cycle.read more »
With the market focused on the Fed’s next move, and our cautious stance near-term we’re examining potential short trades.read more »
As the data continues to pile up showing an accelerating decline in traffic and occupancies at malls, we are taking a short position right at the heart of this shifting retail landscape.read more »
We are adding a call option play to the “missing link” Connected Society company as well as scaling deeper into our rail call option play; recent data points to an improving global economy and a pickup in inflation that firms our dollar trade view.read more »
As we get ready for the three-day weekend, courtesy of the President’s Day holiday, we wanted to check in on our Tematica Pro positions.read more »
If you’re like us here at Tematica then you’ve been enjoying the Olympic coverage and yes, we too don’t understand the green water in the diving well. Better not to ask!
While we’ve enjoyed the games, we’ve also seen a signifiant move in the Under Armour calls as well.