Because nothing says 'panic-buy' stocks like the worst Chinese trade data of the year.

Something 'odd' ocurred at 0943ET. Stocks were lower and VIX higher, when suddenly...

Nasdaq was panic-bid...

 

VIX was monkey-hammered...

 

And "Most Shorted" Stocks were squeezed higher...

 

Of course, this week does line up for a melt-up...