Nomura’s McElligott On ‘Unprecedented’ Short Covering And A ‘Perverse’ Local Risk

"Futures positioning [is] now mattering in a big way for US Equities", Nomura's Charlie McElligott wrote Monday, flagging massive covering in what was a 0.1%ile Leveraged Fund net short position. This "unprecedented cover" (as Charlie dubs it) was +$23.9 billion across S&P, Nasdaq and Russell futures. Nomura calls the buy/buy-to-cover in Nasdaq and S&P futs "particularly extreme", in the 100th%ile and 99th%iles, respectively. "The surge in short-covering comes as traders wrestle with w

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