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Learning to Accept Volatility as a Normal Market Mechanism

rock-hillFrom Chris Ciovacco: Over an investing lifetime, our portfolios will endure some truly trying times that test the mettle of even the most seasoned investor.
NYSE:VXX August 29, 2016 1:13pm

Janet Yellen’s Speech Sends Volatility ETF to New All-Time Lows

The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (NYSE:VXX) is hitting fresh all-time lows this morning, following Fed chair Janet Yellen's speech that the markets interpreted as being mostly dovish.
NYSE:VXX August 26, 2016 10:10am

VIX Fear Index Surges the Most Since the Brexit Crisis

vix-fearFrom ZeroHedge: The VIX spiked higher today, as investors sold stocks off ahead of this Friday's crucial Fed Jackson Hole speech.
NYSE:VXX August 24, 2016 6:18pm

Volatility Spikes After Fed’s Cryptic Jackson Hole Comments

From Tyler Durden: Market confusion remains following Fischer's hawkish tone yesterday at Jackson Hole. Market-implied rate-hike odds have barely budged, but the U.S. Dollar, stocks, VIX, bonds, and commodities are moving notably.
NYSE:VXX August 22, 2016 11:11am

Despite Warnings from Investing’s Elite, Volatility Remains Historically Low

vix-fearThere's no shortage of bearish sentiment amongst legendary investors these days, but despite their dire-sounding warnings, the equity markets remain remarkably calm.
NYSE:VXX August 16, 2016 1:13pm

Volatility Vanishes as Bullish Options Bets on S&P 500 Hit Highest Level Ever

vix-fearFrom Tyler Durden: Options traders are making more bullish bets than ever on the S&P 500, with VIX shorts and Dow/Nasdaq longs hitting record levels.
NYSE:VXX August 13, 2016 1:13pm

BlackRock: Volatility Will Spike as November Election Approaches

From BlackRock: The current U.S. presidential election season is unusual, with unpopular candidates, vast policy differences and equity market volatility at historically low levels.
NYSE:VXX August 8, 2016 2:14pm

Volatility Bulls Get Creamed Again as VIX ETF Hits New All-Time Lows

vix-fearThe iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (NYSE:VXX) closed the week at fresh all-time lows, hit by better-than-expected economic data and the equities rally that ensued.
NYSE:VXX August 6, 2016 10:10am

Volatility Index ETF Continues to Get Crushed, Down 19 of Last 20 Days

downarrowThe iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (NYSE:VXX) put up another losing day today, its 19th negative session out of the past 20.
NYSE:VXX August 1, 2016 8:20pm

Volatility Back Near All-Time Lows as Fed Discusses Policy

running moneyIn a sign that investors expect absolutely nothing to stem from the Fed's two-day meeting this week, volatility plunged back near all-time lows on Tuesday.
NYSE:VXX July 26, 2016 1:13pm

Volatility is Actually Rising for the First Time in a Month

vixOn the eve of the four most important earnings reports of the year, volatility is beginning to show signs of coming back to life.
NYSE:VXX July 25, 2016 11:11am

VIX, Fear/Greed Index Signal Impending Market Crash

volatility VIXChris Vermeulen: I was recently looking at the CNN money website where they post this fear & greed index. It caught my attention because many other aspects of the market are now also showing signs an imminent correction in the stock market.
NYSE:VXX July 22, 2016 6:06am

Why We May Never See High Volatility Again

volatility vixThe so-called "fear index" hit yearly lows on Wednesday, continuing a pronounced multiyear slump and adding fuel to the argument that market volatility may very well be gone for good.
NYSE:VXX July 21, 2016 7:07am

Volatility Hits New All-Time Low

volatility vixOne thing is for sure about U.S. equities markets right now: absolutely no one is fearful of a pullback.
INDEXCBOE:VIX July 18, 2016 10:10am

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