Markets were quiet. 31 days in a row the S & P 500 did not make the movements more than 1% in both directions - for AMarkets materials.
market volatility, as measured by the VIX, fell significantly, after a sharp jump up, which took place in the British announcement of the referendum results. Quiet summer - a little problem for the investor. Do not know what to expect. Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in its regular client letter wrote that race with his tongue hanging out of a more or less decent yield, which takes place today - an important turning point. The daily sales of tangible securities. And the speculative component, according to the bank's team is actually on the historic maximum. Much of the focus of speculative transactions in the Forex space, shares and fixed income instruments. Non-speculative transactions is very small. Thus, any even small shock in the market will trigger a sale. Investors with a special glow fell on risky assets. If there is some kind of a shock moment, risky assets will collapse in the first place.
CFTC reported that the volume of open futures contracts on securities that are traded in relation to the VIX, at a minimum - it is actually a historic anti-record.
Analysts called the three potential triggers that can cause a shock in the investors and media sales for the foreseeable future - a nimble pace of tightening by the Fed than anyone expected; the unpredictability of the outcome of the US presidential elections; irregularities in the banking sector in Italy.