Commodity Special: How To Trade An Energy Crisis

Commodity Special: How To Trade An Energy Crisis

Samantha was invited back by Synergy Traders to talk about how she saw the commodity super-cycle before it became one – from macro as a backdrop to technical analysis as confirmation, Samantha discusses how to trade an energy crisis from coal to uranium, natural...
Bloomberg Interview Sept 2: Bond Insurance Trade

Bloomberg Interview Sept 2: Bond Insurance Trade

Samantha was invited onto Bloomberg September 2nd to give her views on non-farm payrolls, Fed policy and to share a bond trade she gave her FishingClub clients to take advantage of higher yields and timing a fed taper announcement. Her suggested financed put spread...
Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: The Tremor Before The Quake?

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: The Tremor Before The Quake?

corrected link… Jonathan and Samantha discuss the 40% VIX surge from Friday into Monday, how Samantha’s SOON-to-be-released RiskON/RiskOFF indicator alerted clients 4 days before; $TSLA as a software disrupter and gamma as a market maker; ‘Blue Wave’...
Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Strength is Fragile

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Strength is Fragile

Jonathan and Samantha discuss market structure in gamma, vanna and charm – but in simple terms so folks get it. Then they discuss current event risks as market continues to grind higher while complacency and extreme optimism reigns supreme. They end on a human...
Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Jumping The Oil Shark

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Jumping The Oil Shark

We invited Robert MacMinn back after last month’s Guest Captain Interview in which Samantha and Robert talk their books being long the oil patch. (November 12th – Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Oil, Back To The Future) Robert discusses his rationale for timing...
Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Feels Like 2008 and 2018

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Feels Like 2008 and 2018

Jonathan and Samantha discuss the euphoric market melt-up in calls, and the sectors that are staying bid. Then we wax philosophically about how this resembles both Jan/Feb 2018 fundamentally and October 2008 sentimentally – but with monetary, fiscal and vaccine...
Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Option GEX Matters!

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Option GEX Matters!

Jonathan and I discuss hot option flow and how to tell when it’s hot and when it’s not, overbought sector themes and forgotten volatility. Jonathan gave us a thrill by showing off their options data integration into their Live Charts on the VigTec.io...
Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: China Matters

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: China Matters

Jonathan and I talked about the current market, year-end flows and TSLA’s inclusion into the S&P before Jonathan made his presentation about China’s rise to power and market implications moving forward, especially for the US dollar. Remember: Each...
Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Oil, Back To The Future

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Oil, Back To The Future

Robert MacMinn @RobertMacMinn talks with Samantha about his process and models for timing and trading oil and integrated companies, as well as his big themes of the “Four D’s” as Oil moves “Back To The Future”. Guest Captain: Robert (Bob)...
Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Where Flows Are Flowing

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Where Flows Are Flowing

Jonathan and I talked a lot about market views, option flows, $FXI $VIX $DXY in my Guest Captain Interview series Tuesday. We ran out of time to talk *all things China* but he has a 25 min PPT on that for next Tuesday 4ET. Remember: Each Tuesday for...
Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Special Election Edition!

Macro-to-Micro Power Hour: Special Election Edition!

Last Tuesday for LaDucTrading’s inaugural kick-off of our new Guest Captain Interview series, Samantha interviewed Jonathan Gibbons of vigtec.io, a prop trader and fintech entrepreneur. Together they discussed their expectations for a volatility spike. VIX...