Great post from Heisenberg about Nomura and SocGen Gamma reports below. This chart went up on Thursday 3/5 – here is the SpotGamma gamma chart for reference: In “We’re All Momentum Traders Now”, I spent quite a bit of time attempting to drive home one overarching point: Directional moves over the past two weeks have […]
Here is a backtest of where SocGen calculates where positive gamma changes to negative gamma in the S&P500 (SPY). You can view our historical chart here. The concern is that a move through the zero gamma level may set a “gamma trap“. Our FAQ has more information: Zero Gamma Level: This is the estimated level […]
We had recorded extreme readings as well, but our data didnt go back nearly this far.