Yesterday’s late session hours presented us with a possible long opportunity but I wouldn’t blame you if you missed it. The divergence on the Zero Lite was pretty pronounced after the fact but proved nearly impossible to time.
Equities may be ready to paint a retracement here but we need to see a bit more context. If you’re already long since yesterday then you got a perfect entry and I suggest you do nothing and keep your stops loose. However if you’re still looking for an entry opportunity then you may want to consider the following:
Conceding we have very little technical context right now I however do love the short term panel on the E-Mini right now. Without further ado – here’s our evil scheme for the day: Grab a small short position here until about 1960 (we’ll have to watch the Zero after the open). If 1960 gives then I’m long with a stop below the current spike low near 1940.
The fear is literally oozing out of my charts right now. Hedge fund redemptions are on the increase, various funds are closing, banks are allegedly buying puts on other banks. Retail has been heading to the exits a long time ago, even here in the comment section it’s been suspiciously quiet in the past few weeks.
And who could blame you guys? After all we’ve got Mr. VIX slowly creeping higher and momo divergences are popping up everywhere. The Dollar is taking it up the rear and the Euro is back with a vengeance squeezing the shorts.
Here for example is the NYA50/NYA200 ratio. Boy, that is one scary chart!
VXV:VIX ratio – [...]