Stocks Panic-Bid Ahead Of CPI As Biden’s Nomination Odds Re-Plunge

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Stocks Panic-Bid Ahead Of CPI As Biden’s Nomination Odds Re-Plunge

Another day, another 0-DTE dominated melt-up…

Source: SpotGamma

NVDA and TSLA dominating the options trading… and all 0-DTE!

Source: Bloomberg

Which levitated MAG7 stocks for the 7th straight day (10 of last 11 days)…

Source: Bloomberg

And that is all that is needed to lift the Nasdaq and S&P (and everything else by association). Late in the day, everything just went vertical… because!!

The S&P 500 is now almost 15% above its 200DMA – quite a stretch…

Source: Bloomberg

…ahead of tomorrow’s CPI print event risk, realized vol is near record lows (10d with a 5 handle) and very short-dated vol (across the CPI print) is near 16

Source: Bloomberg

Rate-cut expectations continue to rise as Powell said nothing hawkish… which is therefore dovish?

Source: Bloomberg

Treasury yields are down very modestly on the day 1-2bps with a very modest long-end outperformance…

Source: Bloomberg

The dollar index slipped back to Monday’s lows…

Source: Bloomberg

Gold rallied early on but gave some back in the US session…

Source: Bloomberg

Oil prices surged back above $82.50 (WTI) after the official inventory data…

Source: Bloomberg

Bitcoin rallied back above its 200DMA 58,818 but was slammed back down again…

Source: Bloomberg

Finally, President Biden’s odds of being the Democratic Party nominee plunged again today

Source: Bloomberg

…do traders know something about tomorrow’s solo press conference gauntlet?

Come On England!!!! See you Tuesday, BD.

Tyler Durden
Wed, 07/10/2024 – 16:00