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Retail Investors Have Never Been More Bullish Based On Record VIX ETF Selling

September 30th, 2015

technical bounceTyler Durden:  Back in late 2012, when the former chief of the NY Fed’s markets group, aka the head of the PPT, Brian Sack was replaced with the current head of the NY Fed’s trading desk, Simon Potter, we observed something curious: there was a dramatic, Read more…

NYSE:SVXY, NYSE:UVXY

Market Volatility Could Postpone Rate Hike

September 17th, 2015

technical bounceKyle Anderson:   The U.S. Federal Reserve began its two-day September meeting this morning (Wednesday) and investors are wondering whether Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen will decide to raise interest rates now. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:UVXY

Volatility ETFs Are A Perfect Lesson In Bear Market Math

September 3rd, 2015

technical bounceDavid Fabian:  I certainly didn’t invent the term bear market math, yet it tends to be a phrase that causes everyone to sit up straight and listen. The easiest way to define this arithmetic is to show you some quick illustrations of how big of a gain is needed to recover from a devastating loss in your investment portfolio. Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:SVXY, NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:VXX

Leveraged Volatility ETFs In Focus

August 4th, 2014

technical bounceAfter a smooth ride, the U.S. equity market has started faltering as a large number of concerns built up lately. This is especially true as both the S&P 500 and Dow Jones saw the first monthly drop in six months while the fear gauge – CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Read more…

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

Calm Before The Storm? Volatility Hits Seven-Year Low

June 25th, 2014

wall-street-etfChris Preston: All is quiet on Wall Street right now. Too quiet. Read more…

NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

Comparing Intraday Range Volatility

December 20th, 2013

technical chart lookCorey Rosenbloom: Wednesday’s “Fed Day” surprise resulted in a 43 point intraday range for the S&P 500 along with a 364 point intraday range (high to low) in the Dow Jones Industrial Index. Read more…

NYSE:SVXY, NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:VIXY

Pricing of VIX August and September Calls

August 20th, 2013

volatile VIXBill Luby: The monthly VIX futures and options expiration is a fascinating time from an options strategy perspective, as it marks the point in time in which VIX futures prices collide with the cash/spot VIX. Thanks to the VIX Special Opening Quotation (SOQ), Read more…

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

One Simple Measure For Investing In A Volatile Market

June 18th, 2013

volatile VIX: Volatility has been edging higher since the end of 2012, but so far, the stock market has held up pretty well. Read more…

NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

The VIX and The Pre-FOMC + Post-FOMC Trades

June 17th, 2013

volatile VIXBill Luby: Back in December 2008, in VIX Trends Around FOMC Announcement Days, I posted a chart of the average movements in the VIX in the ten trading day leading up to and following “Fed Days,” otherwise known as days in Read more…

NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:VXX

ProShares To Reverse Share Split Eight ETFs Monday June 10th

June 7th, 2013

prosharesProShares will reverse share split eight of its ETFs Monday June 10th. The reverse splits will not change the value of a shareholder’s investment. In the reverse split, each of the identified outstanding shares (4, 5, 10 shares) of the respective Fund will Read more…

NYSE:DUG, NYSE:EFU, NYSE:FINZ, NYSE:KOLD, NYSE:SJF, NYSE:TTT, NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:VIXY

Why Volatility ETFs Are A Bad Idea

May 7th, 2013

etfsWhen markets start tumbling, investors often turn to hedging strategies for protection. And thanks to the rise of ETFs over the past few years, many look to these funds as an easy, Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:ZIV

3 Reasons The Stock Market Rally Could Falter

January 15th, 2013

stock rallyRuss Koesterich: The US stock market rally that kicked off the New Year continued last week, and after only two weeksUS stocks are up around 3% for the year. European stocks have posted similar gains and equities in Japan have advanced even further. What’s behind this rally Read more…

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

Taking Advantage Of Recent Lows In The Volatility Index (VXX, VXZ, TVIX, XIV, UVXY)

January 9th, 2013

J.W. Jones: One of the newest option products to appear in our universe as an options trader is the option series designed to trade the volatility index (VIX). The VIX is a measurement of the implied volatility of the S&P 500 index. Read more…

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

VIX ETP Performance In 2012 (VXZ, VXX, UVXY, XIV, TVIX)

January 6th, 2013

Bill Luby: For anyone who pays attention to the VIX exchange-traded products space, 2012 was the year of the inverse (short) VIX futures ETP. The graphic below recaps the performance of the VIX ETPs Read more…

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

Portfolio Insurance For (Almost) Free (VXX, UVXY, TVIX, VXZ, XIV)

January 2nd, 2013

Bill Luby: A lot of strange things happened in the financial markets late on Friday afternoon and a good deal of the craziness was in the VIX futures market, with impacts felt in the likes of VXX, which jumped 11.6% in less than an hour (the last 40 minutes of the regular session and the first 14 minutes of after-hours trading.) Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ




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