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My Unfortunate Encounter With The VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN (NYSEARCA:TVIX)

March 23rd, 2012

John Townsend:  My status as a shareholder of the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN (NYSEARCA:TVIX) came to a disappointing conclusion this morning as I sold all my shares for $8.50. The loss sustained from my two purchases was just shy of 50%. Ouch, double ouch, triple ouch and a few Read more…

NYSE:TVIX

TVIX Creation Units Return; What It Means For Investors? (TVIX, UVXY, SVXY, VXX, VXZ, CS)

March 23rd, 2012

Bill Luby:  One month and one day after Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) announced the suspension of new creation units in the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN (NYSEARCA:TVIX), the issuer announced today that it plans to reopen issuance of TVIX “on a limited basis” effective tomorrow. Read more…

NYSE:SVXY, NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

Credit Suisse Plans To Reopen Issuance of VelocityShares Daily 2x Long VIX Short-Term ETN On A Limited Basis (TVIX)

March 23rd, 2012

Credit Suisse announced today that it plans to reopen issuance of the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETNs (NYSEARCA:TVIX) on a limited basis. The ETNs were temporarily suspended from Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

Investors Beware – The VIX Options Are A Lie (NYSE:VXX)

April 26th, 2011

Jared Levy:  These are strong words, I know. I wouldn’t choose them if I weren’t truly concerned, because apparently not many care about the thousands of investors who have been burnt using Read more…

NYSE:VXX

Financial 3X Bear ETF (FAZ), Gold ETF (GLD) Among Most Active On The CBOE

June 24th, 2010

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE.O) published the top ten active equity options on Thursday morning. These are the most active calls and puts as of 10:30 a.m. EDT (1430 GMT) Read more…

NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:GLD

Four Things To Be Aware Of With The VIX ETNs (VXX, VXZ)

June 10th, 2010

“The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Note (NYSE:VXX) is seen as a hedging tool by some investors because it is linked to the Volatility Index (VIX), which rises when the market tumbles Read more…

NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

Dividend Based ETFs and New Options Listed on the S&P 500 Dividend Index

March 11th, 2010

A new tool for investors and traders will launch this Friday on the CBOE, options on the S&P 500 Dividend Index, ticker symbol DVS. Some may say “So what, is this really a new development Read more…

NYSE:DLN, NYSE:DTN, NYSE:DVY, NYSE:FVD, NYSE:PEY, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VIG




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