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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

These VIX ETNs Are Huge Success Stories Two Years After Launching

November 30th, 2012

Bill Luby: It was two years ago today that VelocityShares launched their six VIX-based exchange-traded products and I’m fairly certain I was the only one who was covering that event on the day of the launch: Impressive Launch for Sextet of New Volatility ETNs from VelocityShares. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV

The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN To Undergo 1-for-4 Reverse Share Split (VXX)

October 2nd, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: Most VIX-focused exchange-traded products have tumbled over the course of the last several months, as surprisingly strong equity markets have led to a consistently Read more…

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

VelocityShares Fills Pipeline (UVXY, SVXY)

September 28th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: Investors endured another slow trading week with mixed economic data releases on Wall Street, paving the way for another wave of profit-taking. As major equity indexes drifted sideways with a downward bias, several key developments took place on the ETF front; Read more…

NYSE:SVXY, NYSE:UVXY

ProShares Announces ETF Reverse Share Split (UVXY)

August 28th, 2012

ProShares, a premier provider of alternative exchange traded funds (ETFs), announced today a reverse share split on one of its ETFs, the ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEARCA:UVXY). The reverse split will not change the value of a shareholder’s investment. Read more…

NYSE:UVXY

Stock Market Volatility: How To Beat The Market At Its Own Game (VXX, TVIX, UVXY, SVXY, XIV, VXZ)

April 17th, 2012

Keith Fitz-Gerald: Many investors are convinced the market is stacked against them.  It is…. but not for the reasons you might think. Dismal returns actually have very little to do with super computers, research, insider information or access to the trading floor. Read more…

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




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