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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

How To Profit From Rising Market Fear

February 4th, 2014

VIX Fear IndexGeorge Leong: We are seeing some extreme nervousness building up around the stock market as investors scramble to the exits, fearing the next big market collapse is upon us. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

VXX and VXZ Volatility ETNs Now Five Years Old

January 31st, 2014

etfs etfsBill Luby: In the midst of all the emerging markets turmoil, I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the fifth birthday of the two pioneering VIX ETPs : VXX and VXZ. Launched five weeks before stocks hit their 2008-09 financial crisis bottom, both VXX and VXZ Read more…

NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

Expecting More Volatility Ahead

January 28th, 2014

technical bounceAfter a rocky first few weeks of the year, U.S. equity markets fell sharply last week. The media blamed much of the decline on market turmoil in emerging markets.  China reported some surprisingly weak economic data, and financial turmoil Read more…

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

ETF Impact On Fed Taper

December 18th, 2013

treasuryAfter months of speculation, the Federal Reserve has finally begun to taper its QE bond buying program. In the latest FOMC meeting, Ben Bernanke and company highlighted the slowly improving economy, and the lowered unemployment levels, Read more…

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VIX Hits Multiyear Low

December 9th, 2013

volatile VIX: Let me begin by first stating this: I’m not going to talk about the Federal Reserve in any detail, or about the holiday shopping season and how it’s so important to the retail sector and the economy because these don’t seem Read more…

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

Stow Your Tray Tables And Tighten Your Seat Belts Volatility Ahead

December 6th, 2013

volatility VIXIt’s been said that the journey is more important than the destination.  That enjoying the ride, so to speak, is better than arriving.  Apply that same logic to the stock market, and stir in a bunch of recent talk about bubbles and Read more…

NYSE:CVOL, NYSE:VXX

The Gamma Problem For Straddles, Or Why VIX Futures Are Necessary

November 11th, 2013

Wall streetJared Woodard: One of the frustrating things about buying straddles is that the more correct you are, and the more quickly you are proven correct, the more quickly your position loses the ability to profit from volatility. A straddle opened as a bet Read more…

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

The Evolution Of The Holiday Effect In VIX Futures

November 4th, 2013

volatile VIXBill Luby: With fewer trading days and a historical record that favors an uptick in stocks and a downtick in volatility, the end of the year never fails to present an intriguing set of trading opportunities. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX

Volatility ETFs On Downhill Ride

November 3rd, 2013

technical bounceThe American economy heaved a sigh of relief after it averted a costly debt default. While this sent the S&P 500 and Nasdaq into a rally, volatility ETFs took a backseat to other factors. Read more…

NYSE:VIIX, NYSE:VIXY, NYSE:VXX

Covered Call Indexes Around The World

October 28th, 2013

money and investingJared Woodard: Would you have been better off selling covered calls over the last few months, or just buying and holding the underlying asset? The following chart shows the returns for several buy-write indexes on various global equity indexes Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX

Barclays Bank PLC Announces Reverse Split Of The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX)

October 28th, 2013

barclaysBarclays today announced today that it will implement a 1 for 4 reverse split of its iPath® S&P 500 VIX Short-Term FuturesTM Exchange Traded Notes (the “ETNs”) effective Friday, November 8, 2013. The ETNs trade on the NYSE Arca stock exchange under Read more…

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