Posted by Alberto Cherubini - 17 Dec 2014
... this might matter less than oil price, no doubt. And yes, it's obscure... but a remarkable structural change is happening in vol-surfaces: the time-honoured "square root of T" rule of thumb for skew is another casualty of the "new normal". There are practical consequences, e.g. on structured products.
Posted by Alberto Cherubini - 28 Aug 2013
Summer 2013 - What EM crisis?
Europe and US equity markets are flat or small down on a month ago.
Implied vols and skews have reacted a tad more, but nothing scary... more worrying is the persistently low volumes.
David Rosenberg investment outlook
Posted by Alberto Cherubini - 18 Jan 2013
David Rosenberg at Gluskin Sheff is always interesting to read. His outlook for 2013 is available here (look at the links towards the bottom.
Nothing to do with derivatives nor structured products, really, but valuable for longer term investors.