Discussion in 'Trading' started by PohPoh, Jun 29, 2007.
what the hell happened??
They find a car bomb and the market rallies??
Buy first...ask questions later...
Reference market action following the July 7th, 2005 London bombings.
I am now flat...Got out starting at 9:21.
Equities rise if interest rates fall. You can figure out the rest.
Yeah, but that was after an attack had actually taken place, not a foiled one..
Six of one...half dozen of another. These events, if outside the U.S. borders, are treated as "reaction" opportunities. Same could be said for the opposite events...ie: Bin Laden killed or captured. Would you BUY or SELL the reaction to this event?
ahh, i get it..it's called a headfake...Ya got me ES!!
Well, your theory sucks..
there is no correlation..
You may be right. It could be a wives' tale. However, in this situation, I surmised -- reluctantly because it is an unhappy thought -- that pricing algorithms boost equities according to the likelihood of a serious attack that leads to big rate cuts. Guesswork. You have another explanation?
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