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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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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

Game Night and Wages

June 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Every now and then, we’ll have Game Night with some good friends of ours.  One friend works at one of the largest companies in the US, and the other works in a small multinational firm.  [...]

Some Clarity

May 6th, 2018|0 Comments

The outlook for the economy and Fed policy had been a little murky the past few weeks.  A number of things are starting to become clearer, from the Fed, data and news last week: The [...]

Micro Views

Fed Comprehension Fail

May 27th, 2018|0 Comments

I was amazed that FFV8 sold off as much as it did, but I am equally amazed that it rallied 8bps last week off of the Fed minutes.  I had been telling clients for weeks [...]

Planet of the Apes

May 20th, 2018|0 Comments

You’ve heard me talk about Kong (the EDZ8-Z9 buyer) for most of the year.  I’m not sure if I’ve seen too many of the Planet of the Apes movies, but I seem to be seeing [...]

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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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