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Daniel is co-founder and CTO at Aqarios GmbH. He holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science from LMU Munich, and has published papers in reinforcement learning and quantum computing. He writes about technical topics in quantum computing and startups.
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# Is this the catalyst?

It cannot be denied that something weird is going on. A whole lot of things currently don't add up in the financial system. The FED having to maintain a standing repo facility would be one thing. Why are banks not injecting liquidity? Why are they holding off? Covid-19, it should honestly be mostly a non-event. Sure, a correction is warranted. But not at this volatility. Retail (which includes me) is of course as always dumbfounded.

I think next week will show if this is the real deal. See the picture below (10 day variance of QQQ). Will we reach 2008 levels?

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