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12 VelocityShares ETNs Will Transfer To The NASDAQ

November 19th, 2013

credit-suisseCredit Suisse announced today that it has applied to transfer the listing of twelve of its VelocityShares™ exchange traded notes (ETNs) from NYSE Arca to The NASDAQ Stock Market. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:TVIZ, NYSE:UGLD, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV

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

The Options and Volatility ETPs Landscape: VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Medium Term ETN

March 10th, 2013

etfsBill Luby: For several years I have publishing a graphical overview of the VIX ETPs landscape, with all the ETPs plotted on the basis of leverage and target maturity, such as the recent VIX ETP Returns for 2012. Read more…

NYSE:CVRT, NYSE:ZIV

How To Avoid Major Losses In The Market

February 18th, 2013

bearbull21-150x1501George Leong: It’s amazing how resilient the equities market has been in spite of the concerns regarding the budgetary cuts and debt ceiling, the eurozone’s economic stalling and debt, and the earnings risk. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:ZIV

This VIX ETN Is Starting To Gain Momentum

January 22nd, 2013

volatile VIXBill Luby: One year ago, I wrote ZIV Undeservedly Neglected when ZIV was trading about 5,000 shares per day and was not even on the radar of many investors who follow the VIX exchange-traded products space. In the land of inverse VIX-based ETPs, it seemed as if XIV was destined to grab all the headlines Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV

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

Performance of VIX ETPs During Current Pullback (VXX, VXZ, TVIX, XIV, ZIV)

November 9th, 2012

Bill Luby: Of all the issues discussed in this space, undoubtedly the one that captures the imagination of most readers is the subject of VIX-based exchange-traded products. I get more questions about the construction of these products, how they respond to the Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV

The 2012 VIX Futures Term Structure As An Outlier

October 22nd, 2012

Bill Luby: Investors who have been trading the VIX futuresVIX options and VIX exchange-traded products in 2012 have no doubt observed that there has been a wide gulf between the volatility predicted by the VIX front month futures and the back month futures. Read more…

NYSE:VIXM, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV

A Look At VIX ETP Returns For Q1 2012 (UVXY, TVIX, VXX, SVXY, VQT, XVZ, XVIX, TVIZ, XIV, ZIV)

April 3rd, 2012

Bill Luby: Back in my consulting days, I convinced myself that there were rare instances when an ugly chart crammed full of data should take precedence over a clean and simple graphic that focused on the key takeaways. For my purposes at least, the graphic below, while unlikely to garner accolades from the likes of Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:TVIZ, NYSE:VQT, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:XVIX, NYSE:XVZ, NYSE:ZIV

A Look At 4 VIX ETNs During Eleven Months Of A Sideways VIX Market (VXX, VXZ, ZIV, XIV, TVIX)

March 28th, 2012

Bill Luby:  The VIX closed at 15.59 today, just 0.03 points lower than the close of 15.62 on April 26, 2011, some eleven months ago. From a long-term perspective, not much has happened with the VIX, but for those who have ridden the volatility roller coaster up and down, the present time seems like an Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV

The Cost Of Hedging Equity Exposure Is Higher Than It Looks (TVIX, VXX, VXZ, ZIV, XIV)

March 19th, 2012

Jared Woodard:  BofA interest rate strategists Ralph Axel and Ruslan Bikbov suggest that now would be a good time to buy tail risk hedges. (hat tip Joe Weisenthal) 6-month options on 10-year swap futures are as inexpensive now, they claim, as they’ve been in decades, excluding one period in 2006. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV

Is The VIX Flashing A Buy Signal? (VXX, VXZ, TVIX, XIV, ZIV)

March 19th, 2012

Chris Ciovacco:  Everyone, including us, has referenced the VIX or Fear Index’s current low level as a possible point of concern for an imminent reversal in stocks.  We remain concerned about the VIX.  However, a bullish case can also be made based on history. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV

Third Steepest First-Second Month VIX Futures Contango Ever (TVIX, VXX, VXZ, ZIV, XIV)

March 15th, 2012

Bill Luby:  For a variety of reasons, investors seem unwilling to embrace the current rally and with each day the market rises, I see a scramble in the indicator forest to find some sort of proof that stocks are finally, inevitably going to correct…and soon. I need to give this phenomenon a name, Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV

A VIX of 15? Meet The New Reality For The Market (TVIX, VXX, VXZ, XIV, ZIV)

March 14th, 2012

Bill Luby: When the VIX recently slid below 20.00 for an extended period, I sensed a noticeable unease about the state of the market in many traders and investors. Clearly a sub-20 VIX was underestimating the risks in the current and future market environment, they thought. When the VIX dipped below Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV

Volatility Index: VIX – How Low Can You Go? (TVIX, XIV, VXX, VXZ, ZIV)

February 22nd, 2012

John Townsend:  Since I’ve had a little success trading VelocityShares 2X VIX ETN (NYSEArca:TVIX) I thought a little homework on the subject of the volatility index VIX may help me grasp some fresh perspective. I decided to see if I could get a sense of the degree to which the VIX has been able to stray Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV




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