Why a Massive Selloff in Risk Assets Could be Just a Few Days Away?

First market breadth is diverging with the New 52 week high low indicator not confirming the recent retest of highs in the S and P 500:

S&P 500 vs S&P 500 Stocks at 52-Wk Highs Minus Lows (S&P 500 NH-NL)

High beta segment of the market such as the Nasdaq is beginning to under perform the broader market much like in 2000:

S&P 500 vs Nasdaq Relative to its 200-Day Moving Average (Nasdaq R200)

The Skew Vix ratio as shown on stockcharts has spiked into double digits recently suggesting high tail risk, which is often a precursor to rising volatility and a risk off trade set up:

skew vix ratio

All this as we are in the middle of an emerging market currency crisis much like in 1998 unsupported by a tightening FED:



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About rajveeronmarkets

I am an avid market watcher having followed capital markets in the US and India since 1993. My research interests includes areas of Capital Markets, Banking, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management and have over 20 years of experience in the above areas covering the US and Indian Markets.
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