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Risk Parity Lashes Out At Paul Tudor Jones' Apocalyptic Forecast

In addition to Paul Tudor Jones making headlines overnight with his comments during a closed-door GSAM session, in which he warned that Yellen "should be terrified" by some of the market's key valuation metrics, he went so far as to predict what trading strategist would blow up the market and cause the next crash when volatility returns.

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Euro Banks Still Can't Value Their Own Equity Research; Subscriptions Range From $50k - $600k A Year

Literally no one knows the true 'value' of research, not even the investment banks that are selling it.  Up until now, equity research has been treated as a 'freebie' given away to institutional clients in return for trading commissions but that is all about to change thanks to the European Union’s MiFID II regulations, which require asset managers to separate trading commissions from investment-research payments.

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The New Scariest Chart In The World (For US Stock Investors)

The Federal Reserve may find it difficult to minimize market volatility when it begins to slow the reinvestment of its balance sheet given the uneven maturities of its holdings.

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Why The Market's "One-Sided Stability" Is Becoming Increasingly Dangerous: Deutsche Explains

A topic that has been beaten to death both on these pages and virtually in every other financial website, has been the remarkable complacency in markets manifested, among other things, by near record low realized and implied equity vol, coupled with a recent plunge (if subsequent rebound) in cross-asset correaltions. Furthermore, as a result of habituation to both central bank and HFT dominance, and the relegation of human-driven, "actively managed" strategies, the "buy the dip" period has collapsed to a record short period of time, as every drop in risk is now simply an opportunity to "BTD."

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