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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

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…

NYSE:GDX, NYSE:GDXJ, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:ITB, NYSE:XHB

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




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