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Credit Suisse Admits Guilt, But Has Anything Changed?

May 20th, 2014

credit-suisseAnd the hits keep on coming. Credit Suisse Group AG (ADR)(NYSE:CS) became the first major bank in more than two decades to plead guilty to criminal wrongdoing, admitted to conspiring to aid U.S. based clients in a tax evasion in a scheme. As punishment the bank will pay Read more…

NYSE:KBE

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

Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE:CS) to sell European ETF business

October 22nd, 2012

According to Reuters, “Credit Suisse Group AG has put its $17.2 billion European exchange-traded fund business up for sale, according to sources familiar with the matter.” The report goes on to say that, “BlackRock Inc and State Street Global Advisors, the asset Read more…

ETF BASIC NEWS

Do ex-Financial Funds Make Safer Dividend ETFs? (SDY, VYM, JPM, RY, CS, DOO, DTN)

July 31st, 2012

Eric Dutram: Financials firms on both sides of the Atlantic appear to be facing some serious trouble. Banks in Europe are under pressure due to a variety of PIIGS debt issues, any of which could cause a disaster for the broad sector if left untreated or unresolved. Read more…

NYSE:DOO, NYSE:DTN, NYSE:SDY, NYSE:VYM

Gold Investors: How To Buy Gold In Today’s Troubled World (GLD, IAU, DGP, CS, JMAT)

July 16th, 2012

Larry D. Spears: Gold turned in a fairly tarnished performance during the second quarter, falling $80 an ounce, or 4.76%, during the April-June period.  Read more…

NYSE:DGP, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU

While Banks Crumble, The Next Leg Up For Gold Prices Draws Near (GLD, IAU, SLV, GS, C, MS, BAC, CS)

June 27th, 2012

Peter Krauth: Something’s afoot in the world of high stakes finance. The Basel Committee for Bank Supervision (BCBS) is about to decide something crucial to bankers, sovereign nations, and gold investors alike.  Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:IAU, NYSE:SLV

This VIX Short-Term ETN Premium To Indicative Value Is Creeping Back Up… (TVIX, UVXY, VXX, CS, VXZ)

April 3rd, 2012

Bill Luby:  If you thought the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN (NYSEARCA:TVIX) story was behind us, you might want to think again. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ

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

Thursday’s ETF To Watch: MSCI Switzerland Index Fund (EWL, CS, UBS)

March 15th, 2012

Jared Cummans:  Tuesday saw a welcomed bull run on Wall Street as it was announced that a number of major banks had passed their respective stress tests, meaning that they would have enough capital to endure even the most severe scenarios. Investors cheered on the news with a buying trend that show Read more…

NYSE:EWL

Recent TVIX Volume and VIX Futures Volume (TVIX, CS)

March 2nd, 2012

Bill Luby:  I managed to let a couple of days pass without mentioning the suddenly white-hot topic of the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN (NYSEArca:TVIX) only to discover at a Bloomberg Volatility Symposium in San Francisco last night that there appears to be an insatiable demand for more Read more…

NYSE:TVIX

All About The ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY, TVIX, CS)

February 28th, 2012

Bill Luby:  With the media feeding frenzy surrounding the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN (NYSEArca:TVIX) during the past week, a similar product, the ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEArca:UVXY), has been largely overlooked. This is unfortunate, as UVXY has a great deal Read more…

NYSE:TVIX

VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN Premium Spikes to 13% (TVIX, CS)

February 24th, 2012

Bill Luby:  A little more than two hours into today’s regular trading session, the premium in VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN (NYSEArca:TVIX) is has spiked to 13.5% above its intraday indicative value. Read more…

NYSE:TVIX

The Ups and Downs of The New Premium In The VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN (TVIX)

February 23rd, 2012

Bill Luby:  After 2 ½ hours of trading in today’s regular session, it looks as if the market is starting to get a handle on what sort of premium is appropriate for the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETNs (NYSEArca:TVIX). Read more…

NYSE:TVIX

What It Means: Credit Suisse Suspends Creation Units In This VIX Short-Term ETN (TVIX, UNG, CS, DB)

February 22nd, 2012

Bill Luby:  After today’s (2-21-12) regular trading session, Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) announced in a brief press release that it has “temporarily suspended further issuances of the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETNs (NYSEArca:TVIX) due to internal limits on the size of the ETNs.” The company Read more…

NYSE:TVIX

ETN Holders: Do You Know To Whom You Are Lending?

November 14th, 2011

Ron Rowland: Exchange Traded Funds (“ETFs”) and Exchange Traded Notes (“ETNs”) are similar in some ways but have major differences as well.  When you buy an ETF, you receive an ownership stake in a pooled investment, structured as an independent entity.  When you buy an ETN, you are essentially Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY




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