The Short-Volatility Trade Is Now So Big It’s Starting to Break

By Luke Kawa  and Yakob Peterseil – Bloomberg Markets – October 22, 2019,6:02 AM MDT – featuring Dominick Paoloni, IPS CIO & Founder, IPSAX Portfolio Manager & Patrick Hennessy, Head Trader, IPS Strategic Capital – One of the hottest strategies of the bull market for stocks may be getting too popular for its own good, placing billions of dollars and a slew of money managers at risk of being burned. Betting…

Stock Turmoil Sparks a Wall Street Hunt for Cheap Hedges

By Joanna Ossinger – Bloomberg Markets – August 14, 2019, 7:43 AM MDT Updated on August 14, 2019, 4:45 PM MDT – featuring Patrick Hennessy, Head Trader, IPS Strategic Capital – The bad news for investors who waited this long to buy equity hedges is they’ve become eye-wateringly expensive. The good news is Wall Street thinks there are a few cheap strategies left. A gauge tracking the price of bearish S&P…