Recent Volatility Is A Sign Of Markets Returning To Normal [ProShares Trust II]

technical bounceLast week market volatility spiked to the highest level since 2011. To some degree, this should not come as a shock; we’ve been in an unusually quiet period that was due to end at some point and now has.
NYSE:TVIX October 27, 2014 11:22am

Save Haven and Volatility ETFs To Watch Amid Turmoil [ProShares Trust II, iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (ETF)]

technical bounceThe global stock market had a shaky start to Q4. Bad news was rampant in almost all key nations pushing the S&P 500 to end the trading below its 200-day moving average on October 13. The Nasdaq Composite also shed about 8.6% from
NYSE:FXY October 15, 2014 4:51pm

Eleven ProShares ETFs Become Broken Products [ProShares Trust II]

investRon Rowland: Last Friday (May 2, 2014), ProShares announced the suspension of creation units for eleven ETFs.  The ability to create and redeem shares is the primary characteristic of what makes an ETF an ETF.  Without the ability to create new shares,
NYSE:BOIL May 5, 2014 5:20pm

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

Volatility ETFs On Downhill Ride

technical bounceThe American economy heaved a sigh of relief after it averted a costly debt default. While this sent the S&P 500 and Nasdaq into a rally, volatility ETFs took a backseat to other factors.
NYSE:VIIX November 3, 2013 10:43pm

3 Volatility ETFs To Play The Political Gridlock

technical bounceInvestor concerns are growing with the U.S. government shutdown entering the second week and the debt ceiling deadline approaching. Markets fell sharply due to lack of any progress seen on resolving these issues.
NYSE:TVIX October 9, 2013 4:26pm

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

Volatility ETFs: Three Factors Investors Must Know (VXX, VXZ, VIXY, VIXM)

Eric Dutram: Tagged as the ‘Investor Fear Gauge’, the CBOE Volatility index or ‘VIX’ has become one of the most popular market barometers across the globe. Unlike other indexes which measure the performance or health of a particular asset class such as equities,
NYSE:VIXM November 23, 2012 12:25pm

Volatility ETFs Winning on Fiscal Cliff Turmoil (VXX, VIIX, VIXY, CVOL)

Eric Dutram: With Barack Obama’s second term secured, investors are now zeroing in on the fiscal cliff and it appears as though they don’t like what they see. Markets fell sharply in the two days after the election results, while additional reports from Republican Congressional
NYSE:CVOL November 14, 2012 2:15pm

ETF Daily News: Friday, August 3rd ETF Movers

In trading on Friday, the iShares MSCI Italy Index (NYSEARCA:EWI) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 8.04% on the day. Also up on the day is the
NYSE:CVOL August 3, 2012 3:10pm

Gartley Sell Pattern In The Nasdaq And Bullish Butterfly In This VIX ETF (VIXY, QQQ, FXE, UUP)

Thomas Carreno: Here we are in the midst of the slow summer trading season and the market continues to try to press higher.  So it would appear that the market still has a chance to press higher but now in the short to intermediate term there are some patterns
NASDAQ:QQQ July 11, 2012 10:28am

3 iPath ETNs To Watch During The Barclays LIBOR Scandal (DJP, VXX, OIL, VIXY, USO, DBC)

Eric Dutram: For the most part, ETFs and ETNs are similar. Both offer investors basket exposure to a particular asset class and they can each trade on the open market throughout the day.
NYSE:DBC July 9, 2012 2:04pm

ETF Daily News: Friday, June 22nd ETF Movers

In trading on Friday, the Global X China Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:CHIM) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 4.46% on the day. Also up on the day is the
NYSE:CHIM June 22, 2012 5:15pm

ETF Daily News: Monday, June 18th ETF Movers

In trading on Monday, the ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Fut ETF (NYSEARCA:SVXY) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 8.52% on the day. Also up on the day is the
NYSE:GAZ June 18, 2012 5:15pm

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