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U.S. Market Risk Dashboard Update; No Warning Signs, Yet

April 8th, 2014

technical bounceJared Woodard: Given the fierce market selloff in recent sessions, I thought it would be helpful to check on our favored set of risk indicators for the U.S. market. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:TVIZ, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

Use Market Volatility To Your Advantage

March 17th, 2014

technical bounceDavid Fabian: The ides of March have brought additional volatility in the form of increasing price fluctuations in many of the major indices we track.   Despite briefly hitting a new high in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) this month, we have seen an increase Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX

Welcome Back Volatility

February 11th, 2014

technical bounceLast Monday, the VIX Index – a measure of volatility often referred to as the “Fear Gauge” – hit a 13-month high of 21.44 and U.S. stocks registered their worst day since last June. By Thursday and Friday, however, U.S. stocks rallied significantly, Read more…

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How To Profit From Rising Market Fear

February 4th, 2014

VIX Fear IndexGeorge Leong: We are seeing some extreme nervousness building up around the stock market as investors scramble to the exits, fearing the next big market collapse is upon us. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

What I Told The Speculator About The Stock Market Now

January 30th, 2014

wall-street-etfMoe Zulfiqar: Just a few days ago, I received another call from my good old friend Mr. Speculator. He was worried. He has been long on the stock market since the beginning of the year, but sadly, stocks have come down a bit. He asked, “Do you think there’s more downside Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

Expecting More Volatility Ahead

January 28th, 2014

technical bounceAfter a rocky first few weeks of the year, U.S. equity markets fell sharply last week. The media blamed much of the decline on market turmoil in emerging markets.  China reported some surprisingly weak economic data, and financial turmoil Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:TVIZ, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

The Year In VIX and Volatility (2013)

January 27th, 2014

technical bounceBill Luby: This is the sixth year in a row I have offered a retrospective look at the year in VIX and Volatility, which is my attempt to cram the highlights of the year in volatility onto one graphic with a manageable amount of annotations. Read more…

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Neutral Is The New Bearish

January 21st, 2014

volatility vixJared Woodard:  I’ve updated the chart we showed last month (“The Rally No One Saw Coming“) with the trading range for the S&P 500 for 2014. Some of the most widely-watched someones – strategists at major banks and asset managers who release Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:TVIZ, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

What Is The VIX Telling Investors?

January 12th, 2014

wall-street-etfBill Luby: There was a time when investors would generally fret about the VIX being “too high” and the resulting possibility that there was some sort of unseen threat to the financial markets Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:TVIZ, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

VIX Futures Term Structure In 2013 Looks A Lot Like 2012

January 2nd, 2014

volatile VIXBill Luby: This was a very quiet year for the VIX, with the volatility index posting its second narrowest range for the year since 1995, trailing only 2005, when the Greenspan liquidity flood overwhelmed even the mere thought of a meaningful correction. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:TVIZ, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:VZZ

VIX Hits Multiyear Low

December 9th, 2013

volatile VIX: Let me begin by first stating this: I’m not going to talk about the Federal Reserve in any detail, or about the holiday shopping season and how it’s so important to the retail sector and the economy because these don’t seem Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:TVIZ, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV

12 VelocityShares ETNs Will Transfer To The NASDAQ

November 19th, 2013

credit-suisseCredit Suisse announced today that it has applied to transfer the listing of twelve of its VelocityShares™ exchange traded notes (ETNs) from NYSE Arca to The NASDAQ Stock Market. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:TVIZ, NYSE:UGLD, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV

Is The Economic Recovery Real?

November 19th, 2013

economySasha Cekerevac: You know, it’s funny; with the stock market hitting all-time highs and market sentiment becoming ever more bullish, you would think that the economic recovery both here in America and globally was right on track. Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

The Gamma Problem For Straddles, Or Why VIX Futures Are Necessary

November 11th, 2013

Wall streetJared Woodard: One of the frustrating things about buying straddles is that the more correct you are, and the more quickly you are proven correct, the more quickly your position loses the ability to profit from volatility. A straddle opened as a bet Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV

The Evolution Of The Holiday Effect In VIX Futures

November 4th, 2013

volatile VIXBill Luby: With fewer trading days and a historical record that favors an uptick in stocks and a downtick in volatility, the end of the year never fails to present an intriguing set of trading opportunities. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX




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