August 24, 2017

VXX breaking to all-time lows.

Was it all a facade? Yesterday, the selling was heavy and historical as the NYSE TICK hit astronomical levels. Panic-selling usually leads to a short-term bounce, but a breach above $118.70 would once again nullify the bearish attempts yesterday. We have seen this type of price action¬† (heavy selling) five days over the past six weeks and all have led to higher prices afterward. However, this time it is different: yesterday's selling was historical. The NYSE TICK hit levels not seen since the 9/11 crash and the Flash Crash in May. Given the aforementioned and the fact that the next five trading days are historically bearish, I am still sticking with the bears, but my sentiment is strained and I will be exiting if we move up through the … [Read more...]