Well-Timed Options Bets Seen In VXX

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows report, which today looks at continued investor interest in gold as a potential hedge, as well as some interesting options activity involving a popular volatility ETP.
NYSE:VXX April 19, 2017 12:51pm

Traders Expecting A Big Volatility Surge In The Short Term

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From Dana Lyons: Despite the mild selloff, 1-month volatility expectations are at an extreme relative to other durations.
NYSE:VXX April 15, 2017 5:49am

The VIX Is Surging, But Stocks Have Barely Moved

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From Dana Lyons: The VIX is at a 5-month high – despite relatively limited damage in the S&P 500.
NYSE:VXX April 13, 2017 5:57am

Volatility Remains Elevated Amid Geopolitical Turmoil

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today picks up on a distinct lack of major money flows in this holiday-shortened week, as volatility stays at a relatively high level amid several global conflicts.
NYSE:VXX April 12, 2017 12:42pm

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Trade Volatility

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From David Fabian: One of the top stories on CNBC this weekend is about a trader who is relentlessly buying VIX futures despite millions in realized losses.
NYSE:VXX April 2, 2017 6:15am

Bullish Options Bets On VXX Signal A Potential Volatility Turning Point

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today points out some very bullish options bets being made on a popular volatility ETP, along with big money flowing back out of large caps and into small cap funds.
NYSE:VXX March 27, 2017 1:28pm

Volatility ETPs Finally See A Bounce Off All-Time Lows

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today sees volatility ETPs bouncing big off all-time lows, some new outflows from major equity funds, and finally some dip-buying in corporate junk bonds.
NYSE:VXX March 21, 2017 12:47pm

Is Volatility Like A Coiled Spring Ready To Surge?

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From Andy Crowder: We’re on the verge of a major bull move in the most important market in the options world.
NYSE:VXX March 5, 2017 7:51am

Expect Volatility To Pick Up As 2017 Rolls Along

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Omar Aguilar, Chief Investment Officer of Equities and Multi-Asset Strategies at Charles Schwab Investment Management writes that despite the market's seemingly relentless march higher, volatility will eventually creep back into the picture this year.
NYSE:VXX February 21, 2017 1:34pm

Volatility ETNs Finally Bounce Off All-Time Lows Amid Rising VIX

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today points out a sudden jump in volatility, along with continued investor interest in gold and China-focused funds.
NYSE:VXX February 16, 2017 12:22pm

VXX Plunged Another 3% Today, Worst Among All ETPs

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The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (VXX) underperformed all other non-leveraged, non-inverse exchange traded products in the U.S. today on a percentage basis, producing a -3.13% one-day return and trailing the wider markets by a total of 3.67 percentage points.
NYSE:VXX February 13, 2017 5:19pm

Volatility ETPs Doomed To Fail Amid Weak VIX, Futures Contango

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today points out some outflows in multiple ETFs hitting new all-time highs, along with a seemingly never-ending breakdown in VIX-linked ETPs.
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Bearish Options Bets Pour In Against VXX Volatility ETN

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today points out continued inflows to the SPY prior to Apple's earnings report, and some bearish bets on a much-maligned VIX ETN.
NYSE:VXX February 1, 2017 11:20am

VIX-Tracking ETFs Are Finally Bouncing Amid Trump Travel Ban Turmoil

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We have not seen the VIX move like this since Trump’s election last November, as it is up over 17% in early trading, and has met some overhead resistance at its 50 day MA.
NYSE:UVXY January 30, 2017 11:54am

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