Surly Trader
Contributor since: 2009
Articles
VXX Outperforms The VIX
Understanding Volatility and Skew
What the Drop in ISM Suggests for Equities
What Is 'Normal' Volatility in Options?
Hedging Equity With Put Spreads
Expect Higher Volatility Ahead
Closed End Municipal Bond Funds: Unloved Asset Class Offering Interesting Opportunities
Working the Market With 'The Fear Barometer'
Option Enhanced Bond Yields
The Great Commodity Bubble of 2011?
Euro Strong Despite Rising Credit Risk Levels in Eurozone
Why Target Date Funds Miss the Target
How Will Muni Markets React to States Raising Taxes, Cutting Costs?
Zombie Nations?
Relative Value of Precious Metals
Boom or Bust? Evaluating Gold's Run
On the Skyrocketing Cost of Home Ownership
A Wild Ride for Interest Rates
Interest Rates on the Move
Value Spotted in Municipals
What Volatility and the Dollar Have in Common
The Value of Stock Replacement Strategies
Relative Value: Stocks vs. Bonds
Why You Should Hate VXX
Volatility Says to Buy the Dips
The Overvalued Euro
Four Tools to Position Your Portfolio for the Next 30 Years
Pairs Trade: VIX Futures Curve
Opportunities in the Volatility Term Structure
Stagnant Volatility and Investment Choices
Inflationists vs. Deflationists: The Battle Rages On
Investing Philosophy: Beware of a 'Sure Thing'