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VIXEN Looking For Betas

by The MoleJuly 13, 2018

Since my big announcement three weeks ago (how time flies) I have been working hard to fix a very annoying data related problem in VIXEN that turned out to be a bit of the exotic type, but in the end had to yield to the untiring scrutiny of good old fashioned German engineering (none of that neo-hippy organic VirtueKraut bullshit) plus an extra heaping of politically incorrect and borderline creepy stubbornness. Okay, it was a lot more of the latter than the former but I’m now ready to stick a fork into VIXEN and let her loose onto my intrepid steel rats for an extended bout of beta testing.

Come on, you know you want her in your boring life! By the way, if you don’t know what this is all about then check out my write up which contains enough juicy details to make your mouth water, plus of course instructions how to actually participate in her evil schemes. In a nutshell, you’ll have to be able to borrow either VXX, UVXY, or TVIX – VIXEN also goes long SVXY. If you’ve got a micro account or if you’re unable to borrow I recommend you simply take out an ATM or ITM bear put spread on the VXX or UVXY (there are no TVIX options).

A more creative way to play VIXEN would be to go long the E-Mini futures but of course positive results cannot be guaranteed as a drop in the VIX may not always necessitate a rise in the S&P. Meaning it happens in the majority of cases but not all the time, especially during quirky/volatile markets. Nevertheless it’s a possibility for traders who are unable to borrow due to trading account limitations or don’t want to deal with trading options.

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Point your browser here right now to sign up to the VIXEN beta testing program which will enable you to receive its email alerts during the beta testing period. I will accept up to 50 beta testers but have no idea how long it will take to fill those spots as it’s obviously mid summer and folks are on vacation. So you may get lucky or you may not 😉

I am testing VIXEN on my own today just to make sure everything is running smoothly. Unless I see a technical issue or heaven forbid a system related bug rears its ugly head I plan on turning VIXEN loose the coming Monday.

Pro tip: Don’t use anything else but Gmail accounts in your member profile if you’re signing up. Especially Hotmail, AOL, and Yahoo accounts will eat signal related email notifications for breakfast or hold them for extended times. You may also add alerts@thisverydomain to your white/contact list to ensure emails aren’t send to federal spam prison.

By the way I’m advancing my trailing stop on the E-Mini campaign to the 2R mark. So far so good but I really want to see this thing pick up the pace now – make me proud (and richer)!

Otherwise I don’t see anything worth touching right now and it’s not for a lack of trying. You know me, I wouldn’t hold out on you guys! 😉

See you all on Monday!


About The Author
The Mole
Mole created Evil Speculator amidst the chaos of the financial crisis in early August of 2008. His vision for Evil Speculator is a refuge of reason, hands-on trading knowledge, and inspiration for traders of all ages and stripes. You can follow him and his nefarious schemes at the usual social media waterholes.
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  • http://www.captainboom.com/ captainboom

    Mole, do you think Vixen would work well in concert with the Zero for an /ES trade?

  • StockTalker
  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Maybe but it gets complicated IMO.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    A system is a system, if you start throwing more components at it you dilute its edge.

  • Darkthirty

    Or amplify it ……………maybe

  • ridingwaves

    bullish market internal energy is just to much for shorts, even with XLF floundering…Unreal strength……..

    While researching for capt. boom, I really found a nugget to take a ride on, I entered already…more later….have a couple meetings coming up

  • Yoda

    With so much bullishness the spoos should revisit the all time high soon..

  • ridingwaves

    https://www.bts.gov/content/freight-transportation-services-index-april-2013-april-2018

    the friggin economy is really getting hot…..all time records are falling monthly now…

    animal spirits on the lose

  • http://www.captainboom.com/ captainboom

    Is it the one I asked about, or something related?

  • StockTalker

    Scared and afraid, now is the time too short this market

  • Yoda

    you first

  • BKXtoZERO

    Mole I love it…. Thanks! of course I am a guy who would love every post to be about the VIX. Watching silver with interest lately.

  • randomuser6789

    We are nowhere near the time to get short and brace for impact. When the homeless guys I see on the way to work are giving me stock tips, then it will be time.
    This all depends on your trading style and time horizon, of course. But if you are counting on losing 100s of points on SPX, I think you will be disappointed.

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    As everyone knows I use trend lines extensively along with exp fib mov averages and support – resistances zones. Nailed WFC long this a.m off the lower channel trend line. WFC reported earnings before the bell today JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c2a6ba5e636ba058b722f4682e04cf967d9c654ec9d4e628909a976ed79a96c4.png

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    Guys SPX watching closely at this level for a possible failure. The 5 ema has been support …. A bearish close below the 5 ema is a short. SPX at a critical resistance zone and an upper trend line overbought JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/cdf26c2f1c8ae1bc6c75f2be36569cbb676794d35174f0a35f103fd1c0fc889d.png

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    GLD I bought a small position yesterday. Retesting the selling climax July 2 approx 117 which is a major support ; target for the decline double top.amd lower channel https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/ed14dae8d2d750e6a8dc12f024cb94534ee5d334c9a65bfb42a590d7d33bc6e8.png High volume lows and highs are usually retested JULIE

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    RW I showed this chart and comment yesterday EXAS …. RW I am ready to pounce short the Turd Stock JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/88b37c23023f6d3a495a3d86a9d2550a440df387c5cb75c21ece4c780f987a3d.png

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    BK Great job yesterday’s thread commenting on the COT report on the Commercial net short position compared to the large speculator position. I always follow too
    JULIE

  • Mark Shinnick

    Well, I’m small short miners.

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    Chief The Vixen plays softball and is a blonde ! I play 2nd base in women’s softball Last night I took a bad hop in my cheek . The grounder hit a rock Today is Friday 13th. Everyone Have A Great Weekend
    JULIE

  • BKXtoZERO

    I am in at 8.6 and just now at 8.51 USLV. half of desired position is on to stay.

  • BKXtoZERO

    bummer…. hope there is no damage

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    BK I am OK … A little swollen … The real bummer safe at 1st and the next batter hit a triple. and scored the runner. We still won the game 9 – 7
    JULIE

  • ridingwaves

    well, you are supposed to keep the ball in front of you. So good play. A Baseball would have inflicted a bit more pain….

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Usually my lucky day! Enjoy your weekend 🙂

  • ridingwaves

    do you like colonoscopy’s? Why short this symbol before earnings, people are liking the send your poop to doctor instead of a probe up the u know what….target is 100+

    do you hate this company or something?

  • ridingwaves

    sent email….its hot, I’m going to buy much more on any euphoria deflation…

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    RW Technical chart pattern and volume characteristics
    JULIE

  • ridingwaves

    the channel you created is not even applicable, a retest of breakout to 59 are was to be expected…..problem for shorts is if test volume growth is anywhere near last qtr or higher, its going to cause pain……

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36
  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    RW The bounce near the 55 ema is corrective and weak
    JULIE

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    Going camping at Hebgen Lake near West Yellowstone MT this weekend. Now back to work and finishing up Western Montana has some smoke from the Klamathon Fire in CA. No major forest fires in MT yet JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/9696a565fa61dd587b39a9eb56f7fba9c64aff702a5d8453bfa8dbae0432ffe4.png

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    SPX Very critical juncture Could fail here guys. Watching closely JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/525c8483963f88aa39214b3666ca0217d894efc2c7d3b00f7d7595991d4a0bb2.png

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    USO I posted one of my targets 14.13. Yesterday the bounce was at 14.14 and went long at that level. Next hurdle is 14.69. USO must hold it’s 21 ema approx 14.38 JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/e2773b7d134693cb92e3976dba2d81b8c4b15f2e0a5d2599af3f36ca534b6c31.png

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    CAT Going up into it’s declining 21 ema overbought. Looking to short a bearish close below the trend line and horizontal support which will also be below it’s daily 5 ema. A continued advance 145.02 is the target JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/e175ed0c2bf9c06535e2c06e0425572248b719eb240c8a364b9566b5d5345030.png

  • ridingwaves

    Breaking news-Smallpox therapy a priority due to fears about bioterrorism: FDA

    SIGA in play…..patience….72 million float…no position but I will watch it….

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    As GG would say 10 minutes left Let’s wrap it up ! Everyone Have A Great Weekend.I have approx 3 hrs of work left
    JULIE

  • ridingwaves

    found a place for Mole, we can do sushi close by
    https://www.181fremont.com/

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    RW The last time we were in San Francisco we went to a Giant baseball game. After the game 2 hours on the freeway we could look back and still see the ball park. Good Grief RW can’t handle that
    JULIE

  • ridingwaves

    BART or MUNI….never drive to the game, park near me 4 miles away and take N line in and party with the rest of the fans…for that matter never drive into the city, u can’t find parking anyways or it might run you $50 just for that…

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    RW Also we went to Ghiardelli Square. There were mimes and people doing acts. There was a small tent with a flap and you would go up and give the guy a buck and he would play a song of your request with a trumpet out the flap. I went up and gave him a buck and he played a song. The next day in the S.F. Chronicle newspaper he was arrested for selling drugs out of the flap ! Good Grief ! Too Much RW !
    JULIE

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36
  • randomuser6789

    Trumpet player was probably thinking, “Who is THIS lady? She wants a song and no drugs?”

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    San Francisco is a no-go zone at this point. Won’t be going there anytime soon.

  • BKXtoZERO

    I left and ALL of the people I knew 1996-200 have also moved on. My last 2 friends had been there 10 years or more and ran screaming.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    That’s funny – 1997 to 2000 was when I lived in the Bay Area. It was an overpriced zoo back then but apparently it has since gotten worse.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Who in their right mind would want to live in a highrise on top of the fucking San Andreas fault? Wow… boggles the mind.

  • BKXtoZERO

    A guy I work with just quit and is moving to Germany. He was born there but you would never guess. He is young, really smart, talented, motivated…. he got tired of big company inefficiency and is going to a smaller company near Munich. I don’t know you personally but I will bet you are kind of like this guy.

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    GDX could bounce at this level or slightly lower. If a bounce now 22.02 is a resistance. Be careful on a subsequent bounce as the decline from July 9 looks impulsive Camping at Hebgen Lake near West Yellowstone MT Everyone Have A Great Weekend https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/de8d8a7a1c52ceee0352938ddbaa78909099ab97eb3647109037be1eabf200ba.png JULIE

  • Ivan Hrusovsky
  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    possible. it’s clearly a bucket-and-shoulders pattern on Copper.
    😉

    without copper support (and perhaps silver), why chance it?
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/467ab779fae8e9d9687baaba4544923d78e25a5522a57ae767142a53cbb1c3f2.png

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb
  • ridingwaves

    pretty much every player in the city….you should see the other buildings that have sprung up since you left. The city is much different landscape. Still has many perks, best food in the US, best climate, best outdoor escape options etc.

  • ridingwaves

    some folks are just not cut out for it, people leave screaming from all cities, all over the US.

  • ridingwaves

    no different than any big city in America….just more water surrounding it….

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Ah I’m so glad I experienced it back when before it all changed so much. The privilege of getting older – you have perspectives that the youngsters aren’t aware of.

    Which S.F. do you like better? The old or new version?

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Not really – S.F. is very unique among American cities. Very different people as well.

  • ridingwaves

    and murderers, cults and drug pushers are in Montana, Oregon, WA. ID, UT…you get the point……

    there is no perfect world, I have some hopium and pink ponies for sale too

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    I hear there’s a big opiate epidemic in the mid-West, what a shame. All I’m looking for is a sane place I can start planning my retirement. I thought that would be Europe and boy was I wrong!!!

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    He’s moving WHERE??? Is he insane? Does he know what’s going on over there? I speak German and thus read the news and comment sections in various forums. The Germany he may imagine does not exist anymore.

    BTW, I used to live in Munich back before 1991. GREAT place back then and I absolutely loved it. The P1 was my weekend hangout. So many great memories and it was an awesome place to live in those days, not a perfect place but in retrospect better than most other cities in Germany.

    Anyway, Munich today is a shadow of its former self. I would strongly recommend to him that he does some extensive research before committing himself to moving back.

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    I take an ounce of hopium and a pink pony please.

  • ridingwaves

    the city hasn’t changed because the mayor, supervisors and rest of the little politicians are still dirty, corrupt and a mafia like organization. Taken steps behind my place

    The new skyline is cool, when the cranes are gone much cooler
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c750efc9a280cf9724c69862d1fb271667dd64c43dc88e0675c531795948b208.jpg

  • ridingwaves

    so much country here in the US, that your options are virtually unlimited….
    any place where you could control the litter in your views is most important…

  • ridingwaves

    well, I would say this is like Chicago and New York, a liberal love fest, where policies are created to bilk every resident of everything…..

  • ridingwaves

    yep, pharma complex is pretty evil…..

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb
  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Prettiest chart ever.

  • BKXtoZERO

    aaahhhhn you are back! Charts here dropped by 60% in your absence…. Hope you had fun in Texas.

  • BKXtoZERO

    Looks almost Walt Disney pretty!

  • BKXtoZERO

    I have his e-mail and I will forward your comment to him. He was saying that he needed a surgery for something over there and it was all free. That was his love thing….. He already quit and will be there in 2 weeks. He is a PhD optics dude. We did agree that he is young and he has time to try something and can come back.

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    Yes, I had fun.
    I was doing some investigative research.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQaLd5BGZ-I
    -GG

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    Hi GG Glad you had fun and enjoyment. We are camping at Hebgen Lake near West Yellowstone MT and getting ready to fish the Firehole River nearby. Friday the “Hedgies GVIP showed relative weakness with the SPX. Pretty sure we can nail this rally. Raff Regression …. Wow ! Perhaps a little more upside … If not watching for a bearish close below the 5 ema and center Raff Regression blue center line. MACD 3,9,16 at aa level for a decline Again glad you had fun JULIE https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/9a73cda0079e15819dd00550e566fb223e305f262e22a16fa42f286c7ca0f363.png

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    Julie, put down the tablet, and get ready. You’ll be late for church!!
    😉

  • Julie 35 – 25 – 36

    GG Like your copper chart and comments below. Have not gone unnoticed Thanks GG
    JULIE

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    it’s been a range trade (SPX) for 6 months, a move higher should/could be explosive. I have upper limits in mind, but I’ll save that for when it happens. good luck on your fishing.

    go Bears! we will return!
    https://www.baylor.edu/content/imglib/1/4/2/1/142120.png

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    Fotos of Hebgen Lake look amazing 🙂

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    And I am attempting to teach people how to trade complex financial instruments. I must be a complete idiot:

    https://youtu.be/kRh1zXFKC_o

  • https://evilspeculator.com Sir Mole III

    P.S. the kid at the end is giving me hope.

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    If Spain goes into the toilet before you move. Your Best Bet is to flee to Andorra, and seek asylum.
    😉

    Your remaining Euros can be spent there, before locating an evacuation flight out to the Azores islands.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andorra

    http://www.aboutromania.com/AndorraMap.gif

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    Spoos,
    you ever see a low rider bounce up high in the air?….it eventually comes down.
    watch that divergence..

    -GG
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/0e3d084bd14e6e70e1d15857c3ad435e95eb696686f7e495edab870ff58db7be.png

  • http://gerb-reloaded.blogspot.com/ Gold_Gerb

    listed under “I did not know”.

    dead cryptos –
    https://www.coinopsy.com/dead-coins/

  • http://www.captainboom.com/ captainboom

    My wife and I bought all of our grandchildren globes a few years ago. Most of the kids are still quite young, but I recall playing with a globe quite a bit when I was a kid. Fun to spin around and play with it, but over time I took an interest in what was actually on the globe, and learned a lot about the names of countries and where they are located, in addition to what the Tropic of Cancer and Capricorn are, etc.

  • Ivan Hrusovsky