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Shock me 111 times, fool on… ?

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The ongoing effort to push the definitional boundaries of phrases like “tail risk” and “marker shock” continues, this time from Barclays:Their actual point is that although everything seems pretty calm and “the environment generally remains supportive of carry, positioning and valuation suggest it would be prudent to add tail risk hedges.”More in the usual place on that. Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2017. All rights reserved. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and

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The ongoing effort to push the definitional boundaries of phrases like “tail risk” and “marker...

David Keohane
(Spending some time as FTAV’s Bombay wallah. Noticeably sweatier but not much else has changed.) David studied economics, politics and journalism before joining the FT in 2011 as a Marjorie Deane fellow. He covered emerging markets, equities and currencies before making the jump over to FT Alphaville in May 2012. In between his degree and masters he wandered into the real world of business where he learnt how to manipulate a spreadsheet and organise meetings where nothing gets decided.

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