Seeking Alpha
  • Bret Kenwell
    Wow, $VIX waking up ready to go, +1.10 to 16.28. Up 7.25% $TLT up .50% as well.
    8/27/12
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    • Perkins Cove: UVXY, buy @ 5.10 at open.
      8/27/12
    • Bret Kenwell: UVXY badly lagging behind, up on 1%.
      8/27/12
    • Perkins Cove: Yup, its does that often, only to catch up by the end of the day. Looking for 5.47 today.
      8/27/12
    • Bret Kenwell: Cool, good luck. You certainly put your time into studying Volatility huh?
      8/27/12
    • Perkins Cove: hehe, yup. Just when I sware off it I see a good opportunity....lol
      8/27/12
    • Bret Kenwell: haha usually what happens!
      8/27/12
    • Perkins Cove: I chart the VIX and UVXY myself. But you can't chart the Algobots and HFTs, so its always a gamble.
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    • Bret Kenwell: definitely. Never a sure thing, let alone playing with vol.
      8/27/12
    • Daniel Banaszak: No arb exists between cash and futures on VIX, 2nd and 3rd month futures are currently NEGATIVE on the day with the VIX up over a point
      8/27/12
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