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2020-10-28 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

Options data shows that "smart money" traders are increasingly betting against a persistent rise in the VIX "fear gauge". When the VIX Sentiment model is as high as it is now, the VIX almost always declined in the months ahead.

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2020-10-28 | Jason Goepfert | Lite

In September, investors borrowed more against their stock holdings, as margin debt rose despite losses in equities.

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2020-10-28 | Troy Bombardia | Premium

VIX is slowly rising as we approach the election in a week. VIX's Term Structure is now in backwardation, which is exactly what happened in the runup to the 2016 election.

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2020-10-27 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

Over the past 6 months, mergers and acquisitions among oil & gas companies have tailed off enough to reach a 17-year low. Relative to all M&A activity, it's declined to a 20-year low.; In September, investors borrowed more against their stock holdings, despite those holdings losing value. As a result, total margin debt increased to a near-record level, jumping more than 35% from the spring lows.

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2020-10-27 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

Over the past 6 months, mergers and acquisitions among oil & gas companies have tailed off enough to reach a 17-year low. Relative to all M&A activity, it's declined to a 20-year low.

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2020-10-27 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

In September, investors borrowed more against their stock holdings, despite those holdings losing value. As a result, total margin debt increased to a near-record level, jumping more than 35% from the spring lows.

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2020-10-27 | Jason Goepfert | Lite

Over the past 12 months, foreign investors have plowed nearly $200 billion into U.S. stocks.

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2020-10-27 | Troy Bombardia | Premium

In recent weeks, corn, cotton, and wheat have become overbought with a Relative Strength Index above 70 while also showing high investor optimism.

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2020-10-26 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

Over the past year, foreign investors have shoveled nearly $200 billion into U.S. stocks, challenging a 40-year high. As a percentage of total market capitalization, though, it's only modestly extreme and is not enough to indicate excessive optimism and lower forward returns.; Last week, the smallest of options traders pulled back on their speculative activity. Call buying was less prevalent, but over the past 10 weeks, it still rivals the most aggressive behavior in 20 years.

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2020-10-26 | Jason Goepfert | Basic

Over the past year, foreign investors have shoveled nearly $200 billion into U.S. stocks, challenging a 40-year high. As a percentage of total market capitalization, though, it's only modestly extreme and is not enough to indicate excessive optimism and lower forward returns.

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