Stock crash as robots panic


The Market Ear on panicking robots.

Breaching big levels

On April 10, in our thematic email, We are getting close to a CTA selling tsunami, we pointed out the “sensitive” set up and wrote: ” Just a few points lower CTAs will for the first time this year start selling in size…to add insult to injury…we are breaking major trend-lines in equities and the gamma stabilizer is totally gone.” Short term CTA threshold levels are kicking in big time according to GS. Medium term is 4873 (most important) while the long term level is at 4605.

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David Llewellyn-Smith is Chief Strategist at the MB Fund and MB Super. David is the founding publisher and editor of MacroBusiness and was the founding publisher and global economy editor of The Diplomat, the Asia Pacific’s leading geo-politics and economics portal. He is also a former gold trader and economic commentator at The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, the ABC and Business Spectator. He is the co-author of The Great Crash of 2008 with Ross Garnaut and was the editor of the second Garnaut Climate Change Review.