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Short-Term VIX Premium Soars To Highest Since August Crash

June 21st, 2016

technical bounceTyler Durden:  Despite the exuberant rally in stocks following the dreadful murder of UK lawmaker Jo Cox last week, investors are anything but convinced that everything is awesome. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

The House Always Wins With Volatility ETFs

June 16th, 2016

new etfsDavid Fabian:  Pick your favorite casino vice – craps, roulette, black jack – each of these games involves a little bit of skill and luck to leave the table with more money than you started with.  Nevertheless, every gambler knows that overstaying your welcome will lead to tragic results. Read more…

NYSE:SH, NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:TVIZ, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

“Fear” Indicator Surges To Record High

March 18th, 2016

market-fear-panicTyler Durden:  As CS’ Josh Lukeman points out, the CSFB fear indicator has soared to record highs. This implies that the degree of hedging we’re seeing as we go higher illustrated in the CS Fear index (now at all-time highs) suggests institutional investors are not believers in the equity rally. Read more…

NYSE:SVXY, NYSE:VXX

5 Lessons Learned From VIX ETFs

December 2nd, 2015

technical bounceDavid Fabian:  The CBOE VIX Volatility Index is an interesting animal that has grown to become one of the most heavily watched indicators of fear and greed in the market. This index functions by measuring near-term volatility expectations from options activity on the S&P 500 Index. Read more…

NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XIV

Volatility ETFs Are A Perfect Lesson In Bear Market Math

September 3rd, 2015

technical bounceDavid Fabian:  I certainly didn’t invent the term bear market math, yet it tends to be a phrase that causes everyone to sit up straight and listen. The easiest way to define this arithmetic is to show you some quick illustrations of how big of a gain is needed to recover from a devastating loss in your investment portfolio. Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:SVXY, NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:VXX

Why To Expect More Volatility Ahead

August 4th, 2015

technical bounceWhile stocks rebounded last week, Russ explains why the good times may not last for long. Read more…

NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

ETF Impact On Russian Sanctions and Malaysian Plane Crash

July 18th, 2014

etfs etfsEric Dutram: Thursday was a volatile session for the markets as major benchmarks finished the day in the red. The S&P 500 was down more than 1% on the day, while volume was elevated too. However, the reason for the big swing wasn’t due to earnings Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:RSX, NYSE:VXX

There’s Something Going On In Derivatives Land

June 24th, 2014

derivatives marketTyler Durden: ”There’s something going on in derivatives land,” is the warning from ADM’s Andy Ash and as Paul Mylchreest notes the relationship between VIX and SKEW suggests the options market is pricing in the possibility of a major market event. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

4 Hedging Strategies For A Market Crash

June 23rd, 2014

market correction bearLawrence Meyers:  Some believe a massive correction is in the cards.  Here are four hedging strategies to protect you and your investments. Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SH, NYSE:SLV, NYSE:VXX

Inside The Volatility ETF Crash: Is A Rebound Coming?

June 9th, 2014

technical bounceDespite a GDP contraction, extreme measures by the ECB, and just good (not great) jobs numbers, U.S. stocks continue to slowly march higher. In fact, the S&P 500 hovering around 1,950, putting the key American benchmark within striking distance of the psychologically Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

5 Sectors That Can Weather Volatility in 2014

May 5th, 2014

fiveA well-known trading proverb warns investors to sell their stocks in May to avoid a seasonal decline in equity markets. This adage also refers to increasing stock volatility. During the past 20 years, volatility has increased from May Read more…

NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XLP

U.S. Market Risk Dashboard Update; No Warning Signs, Yet

April 8th, 2014

technical bounceJared Woodard: Given the fierce market selloff in recent sessions, I thought it would be helpful to check on our favored set of risk indicators for the U.S. market. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:TVIZ, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

Use Market Volatility To Your Advantage

March 17th, 2014

technical bounceDavid Fabian: The ides of March have brought additional volatility in the form of increasing price fluctuations in many of the major indices we track.   Despite briefly hitting a new high in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) this month, we have seen an increase Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX

Watch For Dropping Volatility

February 18th, 2014

volatile VIXGeorge Soros says the market is going lower. He’s so certain he’s backing it up with a big bet. According to his firm’s 13F filings, “Soros Fund Management” increased a put on the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust(NYSEARCA:SPY) by 154% in Read more…

NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VXX

For Every Bad Deal In The Stock Market, There’s Usually A Way TO Profit From Taking The Other Side

February 17th, 2014

fearfulWhen you see a bad deal in the stock market, there’s usually a way to take the other side of that trade and reap the rewards the other party gives up. With the markets stumbling this year and fear running high, many investors are looking for a way to Read more…

NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XIV




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