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Welcome to the updated Curve Advisor web site.

Below are some recent (1+ week delayed) macro and micro commentaries from the CA Newsletter.

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Featured Views

A Caveman’s View of Bitcoin

January 28th, 2018|0 Comments

I’m not claiming to be any kind of Bitcoin expert.  I don’t know much… after all, I’ve been trapped in a block of ice all these years[1].  In particular, I have no idea how Bitcoin [...]

Many Traders have Never Seen…

December 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Have you ever heard that phrase “Many traders have never seen___”?  For example: Many traders have never seen a real vol spike. You’ve probably heard ad nauseum about how short vol (VIX) sellers will get [...]

Macro Views

Equity Regime Change?

February 11th, 2018|0 Comments

I’m not one of those people constantly calling for an equity correction.  Last year, when everyone was on the “October crash” bandwagon, I said while this was possible, that seemed liked a crowded trade and [...]

King Kong Lives

February 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Long time readers will know this story, but when I went through the (JPM) Chase two-week trading simulation, I just crushed it.  I had been playing strategy games and video games all my life.  So [...]

Micro Views

White (Pack) Noise

February 25th, 2018|0 Comments

There are a bunch of strange things going on in the front of the curve (next 12 months).  It’s been a really long time since I’ve seen so many unusual cross-currents go through at the [...]

Trading Around a Monster

February 18th, 2018|0 Comments

It has been many years since I’ve seen flows this aggressive and wacky on the US rates curve.  It appears King Kong (the EDZ8-Z9 buyer) likes to try and pound square pegs into round holes.  [...]

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The Basics

Coming soon… various topics of interest for beginners, including why NOT to trade futures.

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Curve Advisor View

Find selected delayed excerpts from the CA Newsletter and CA Forums.  Additional new content will be added in the coming weeks.

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CA Positions

See some of our favorite trades from past quarters.  I may start posting an occasional CURRENT trade in the near future.

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CA on the Chicago Merc

Check out our educational multi-part series on curvature trading applications on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange web site.

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Interest Rate Forum

The CA Forum discusses various topics related to trading short term interest rate futures. If there is something you want to discuss or ask, this is the place to get answers.

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Value on the Curve

See a list of where I see value on the Eurodollar curve, with a 1+ week delay.
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