Shorting The Nasdaq With Butterfly Spreads | Dean Curnutt
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Dean is looking at shorting the Nasdaq 100 ETF ($QQQ) by using a "butterfly" spread. He wants to fade a Fed pivot (he wants to bet against the consensus that the Fed will reverse course and loosen policy) by shorting duration-sensitive equities such as those in the Nasdaq. 



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(00:00) Introduction 

(00:18) Understanding The Fed's Meeting

(06:27) Top Stories Of The Week

(10:28) DAS NYC

(12:14) Feature Interview with Dean Curnutt

(17:20) Demand Destruction

(22:50) Why Is Implied Volatility So Low?

(36:14) The Macro Trade: The NASDAQ Butterfly

(41:51) What If The Trade Is Wrong?

(51:12) Post Interview: Final Thoughts


Disclaimer: Nothing discussed on The Macro Trading Floor should be considered as investment advice. Please always do your own research & speak to a financial advisor before thinking about, thinking about putting your money into these crazy markets.

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