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Market Stress Index: Introducing the MSI

There are many tools out there that attempt to quantify the emotional extremes of the market. When we created one, we had one goal: we wanted it to have an actual edge. This meant carefully researching the inputs that would go into the measure, and limiting it to...

A daily market dashboard

I am a big fan of data visualizations that help me see what is going on in world markets. Over the years, I’ve created many versions of these, but the ones I have now are finely crafted tools that strike a great balance between depth and breadth. Early in my...

Markets stress… trader stress

Here’s a bit of a stream of consciousness post in response to today’s (5/13) market movements. First, these types of moves are often called ‘risk off’ moves because we see nearly one-sided trading in different assets—people rush to sell assets that are perceived as...

A few short trading lessons

A few days ago, I published a series of charts on Twitter throughout the day. (You should already be following me on Twitter!) These were intended to be quick-hit, one-off lessons contained in a single chart, and I thought it might be useful to republish them here so...