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

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,
NYSE:SVXY September 30, 2015 4:50pm

Market Volatility Could Postpone Rate Hike

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.
NYSE:DIA September 17, 2015 12:54pm

Volatility ETFs Are A Perfect Lesson In Bear Market Math

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.
NYSE:SPY September 3, 2015 2:44pm

Leveraged Volatility ETFs In Focus [iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN]

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)
NYSE:TVIX August 4, 2014 3:27pm

Calm Before The Storm? Volatility Hits Seven-Year Low

wall-street-etfChris Preston: All is quiet on Wall Street right now. Too quiet.
NYSE:UVXY June 25, 2014 4:29pm

Comparing Intraday Range Volatility

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.
NYSE:SVXY December 20, 2013 2:26pm

Pricing of VIX August and September Calls

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),
NYSE:TVIX August 20, 2013 3:11pm

One Simple Measure For Investing In A Volatile Market

volatile VIX: Volatility has been edging higher since the end of 2012, but so far, the stock market has held up pretty well.
NYSE:UVXY June 18, 2013 2:09pm

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

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
NYSE:UVXY June 17, 2013 2:58pm

ProShares To Reverse Share Split Eight ETFs Monday June 10th

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
NYSE:DUG June 7, 2013 11:15am

Why Volatility ETFs Are A Bad Idea

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,
NYSE:TVIX May 7, 2013 11:00pm

3 Reasons The Stock Market Rally Could Falter

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
NYSE:TVIX January 15, 2013 1:29pm

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

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.
NYSE:TVIX January 9, 2013 3:23pm

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

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
NYSE:TVIX January 6, 2013 1:07pm

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