Us equities

The Vix vs. CSFB: divergence won’t last forever

May 25, 2017 3:38 PM
The S&P 500 has risen to a fresh record high on Thursday, and the Vix index has dipped below 10.00, as the risk rally marches on for another day.

Trump, banks, and Apple’s trillion dollar dream

May 2, 2017 11:21 AM
If you thought Donald Trump was set to be a friend of the major US banks, think again. Their underperformance on Monday was triggered by comments President Trump made to Bloomberg about the potential to break up big banks.

NFP preview: do NFPs matter now that a rate hike is signed, sealed and yet to be delivered?

March 8, 2017 8:17 PM
<p>This Friday at 1330 GMT the eagerly awaited February NFP report is scheduled to be released. The market is expecting a reading of 197k, while […]</p>