Below is a chart and brief excerpt from today's Early Look written by Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough.
Another way to measure and map the ROCs (rates of change) of consensus market sentiment is through the lens of front-month options PREMIUMS and DISCOUNTS:
A) SP500’s implied volatility went out at a +64% PREMIUM to 30-day realized volatility yesterday
“But, but, KM… all of these numbers… what do they mean?”
The most important thing is that I know what they mean. The Question you should ask yourself is why do you waste your time reading people’s rants about what the market could or should do when they don’t write in ROC numbers?