Martinghoul's Recent Activity

  1. Martinghoul replied to the thread What is the symbol for Brazilian nation bond?.

    Erm, you are forgetting a most important factor... Specifically, the currency. What currency are you planning to use to buy these bonds?

    Feb 21, 2018 at 6:08 PM
  2. Martinghoul replied to the thread Could XIV have been shorted on Feb 5?.

    Again, Fiddy didn't make it big... His VIX calls were a hedge.

    Feb 20, 2018 at 4:38 PM
  3. Martinghoul replied to the thread LJM Preservation and Growth Fund, collapsed by 82 percent! (WTF?).

    Yes, like I said, I dunno about this specific example... Maybe. CTAs approach this differently. I am only speaking from experience...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 12:36 PM
  4. Martinghoul replied to the thread Failures in greeks computation.

    Yeah, whichever way you decide to slice this, you just need to do it right, is all I'm sayin'...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 11:52 AM
  5. Martinghoul replied to the thread LJM Preservation and Growth Fund, collapsed by 82 percent! (WTF?).

    I dunno about this one, but I know that a few larger names in macro space have attempted to launch lower-cost "retail"(ish) vehicles...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 11:49 AM
  6. Martinghoul replied to the thread LJM Preservation and Growth Fund, collapsed by 82 percent! (WTF?).

    I think it very much depends, but yeah, it's not likely to be the special "secret sauce" stuff. I mean it's only logical, right?

    Feb 19, 2018 at 10:58 AM
  7. Martinghoul replied to the thread LJM Preservation and Growth Fund, collapsed by 82 percent! (WTF?).

    Stranger things have happened in this industry...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 10:52 AM
  8. Martinghoul replied to the thread LJM Preservation and Growth Fund, collapsed by 82 percent! (WTF?).

    Does anyone have any idea what happened to their Aggressive Strategy? It's supposed to be an even more levered version...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 10:50 AM
  9. Martinghoul replied to the thread Failures in greeks computation.

    To echo what the others have said... Most of the time the issues described occur with ITM options and with really really far out OTM...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 10:47 AM
  10. Martinghoul replied to the thread Why did banks cut back on lending after QE?.

    It's rather eloquently explained by @s0mmi (although I ain't too sure abt the "semen" bit). It's natural, for a whole variety of...

    Feb 19, 2018 at 5:34 AM
  11. Martinghoul replied to the thread Why did banks cut back on lending after QE?.

    The answer to your question has nothing to do with the repo mkt... It's all rather simple.

    Feb 18, 2018 at 7:23 PM
  12. Martinghoul replied to the thread Why did banks cut back on lending after QE?.

    Regulation is the main reason...

    Feb 17, 2018 at 7:11 PM
  13. Martinghoul replied to the thread Tulip mania: the classic story of a Dutch financial bubble is mostly wrong.

    I am happy to have educated you, but let me also tell you that it's only the start of the journey... As @Sig mentioned, if you go to...

    Feb 16, 2018