Wednesday, March 19, 2008

What Panic Looks Like

A monthly chart of the VIX to 3 month T-bill yield ratio:


Anonymous said...

You mean the Fed panics?

Stimit said...

Hi Bill. Firstly, thanks for taking the time to write a blog. I have been reading your posts regularly for the last few months. I saw the yield curve today and almost fell off my chair! 3 month yields falling to 0.6% meaning that investors can see no safe investment that will return any more than that! I picked up some puts on TLT, any way (or any point) going short the shorter maturities?

Anonymous said...

Either we have seriously over freaked out or this is the tip of one gigantic iceberg. I cant decide. Who woulda thought the 'American Dream' could create such a mess.

Top notch charts and thinking, as usual.

Anonymous said...

The angle up on the right mountain is pretty impressive.

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