The Curve Advisor is a strategic commentary on the global interest rate markets, with a value focus on the Eurodollar futures curve.

Below are some recent commentaries from the CA View and links to popular areas of the site.  

There will be more content to follow in the coming months, including a new Basics section.

A Caveman’s View of Bitcoin

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…

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 [...]

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BONUS: “Free” Straddle

October 1st, 2017|0 Comments

From time to time, I'll post an occasional trade.  You'll need a reasonable cost structure to take advantage of this opportunity. On Friday I sent out the following trade: I saw EDZ7 98.625 call trade [...]

A Caveman’s View of Bitcoin

January 28th, 2018|Economy, Featured|

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|Economy, Featured|

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 [...]

BONUS: “Free” Straddle

October 1st, 2017|Featured, Positioning|

From time to time, I'll post an occasional trade.  You'll need a reasonable cost structure to take advantage of this opportunity. On Friday I sent out the following trade: I saw EDZ7 98.625 call trade [...]

The STIR capitals below will lead you to various sections of the site.

CA on the Chicago Merc

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

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Curve Advisor View

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

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Rates Forum

The CA Forums discuss various topics related to trading short term interest rate futures.

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Value on the Curve

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

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CA Favorite Trade

See some of our favorite trades from past quarters.  Additional trades will be listed in coming weeks.

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The Basics

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