“Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive” - Andy Grove
On Friday, the VIX printed 9.85.
At the same time, I am hearing from folks at trading institutions and others ... that a great ... q u i e t seems to have set in, beyond the VIX.
It's as if traders have stopped interacting with one another, and conversing. As we stated ... ones at trading institutions have mentioned this. As well as others, who yes, try to help out new retail traders.
I've been trading for 21 years now. And time periods like this? Where traders almost stop interacting with one another?
I have always found them very frustrating. And I think such "quiet" periods can be very dangerous.
Grab your cup of coffee as we discuss this in the following podcast ...
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