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Taking Advantage Of Recent Lows In The Volatility Index (VXX, VXZ, TVIX, XIV, UVXY)

January 9th, 2013

J.W. Jones: One of the newest option products to appear in our universe as an options trader is the option series designed to trade the volatility index (VIX). The VIX is a measurement of the implied volatility of the S&P 500 index. Read more…

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

VIX Term Structure Indicates That Volatility Is Expected To Go Higher

December 7th, 2012

J.W. Jones: The past few weeks have been full of a constant barrage of press conferences and public statements from the charlatans in Washington D.C. Politicians cannot pass up a chance to get in front of the cameras and the media has used the “fiscal cliff” as a mechanism Read more…

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

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

ProShares Announces ETF Reverse Share Split (UVXY)

August 28th, 2012

ProShares, a premier provider of alternative exchange traded funds (ETFs), announced today a reverse share split on one of its ETFs, the ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEARCA:UVXY). The reverse split will not change the value of a shareholder’s investment. Read more…

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Stock Market Volatility: How To Beat The Market At Its Own Game (VXX, TVIX, UVXY, SVXY, XIV, VXZ)

April 17th, 2012

Keith Fitz-Gerald: Many investors are convinced the market is stacked against them.  It is…. but not for the reasons you might think. Dismal returns actually have very little to do with super computers, research, insider information or access to the trading floor. Read more…

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

VIX Trade: Buying SVXY Calls When The VIX Spikes (TVIX, XIV, SVXY, VXX, UVXY)

April 12th, 2012

Bill Luby: Based upon some of the emails I have received this week, it appears that a number of readers have been focused on buying some of the inverse VIX ETPs, notably XIV and SVXY, when they saw the VIX spike. Some have preferred shorting VXXTVIX and UVXY, based partly on availability, while others Read more…

NYSE:SVXY, NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XIV

ETF Investors: Beware The Coming ETN Backlash (TVIX, GAZ, UVXY, UNG, UNL)

April 5th, 2012

Eric Dutram: The broad ETF industry has seen its share of controversy over the past few years thanks to a number of issues. These misunderstandings have undoubtedly hurt the ETF world and have probably pushed some investors into other products as a result, diminishing an otherwise solid period for the Read more…

NYSE:GAZ, NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:UNG, NYSE:UNL, NYSE:UVXY

VIX Premium To SPX Historical Volatility At Record High In Q1

April 4th, 2012

Bill Luby: Back in September 2010, in VIX and Historical Volatility Settling Back into Normal Range, I presented an earlier version of the chart below to explain that in spite of the protestations of the time, the relationship between the VIX and historical volatility (a.k.a. realized volatility) was actually right in Read more…

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

Behind The Scenes: How This VIX ETN Lost 50% In 48 Hours (TVIX, UVXY, VXX, VXZ, XIV)

March 28th, 2012

Jared Cummans:  As the ETF industry has rapidly expanded, so too have the options investors have for slicing and dicing markets. One of the most popular innovations in recent years has been the ability to access volatility through the exchange-traded structure; there are now multiple ETPs for gaining exposure Read more…

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

Options On These Long/Short VIX ETFs Open Up New VIX ETP Trading Approaches (TVIX, UVXY, SVXY, VXX)

March 27th, 2012

Bill Luby: Whether or not I find it useful to flog the wounded horse otherwise known as the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN (NYSEARCA:TVIX), it seems as if investors and the media insist that the wild and crazy story of this +2x VIX futures ETN remain on the front page for Read more…

NYSE:SVXY, NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XIV

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

3 ETFs Trading At A Huge Premium To NAV and 3 Alternatives (GAZ, UNG, TVIX, UVXY, NAGS, UVXY, PEK)

March 14th, 2012

Michael Johnston:  Though ETFs may appear as very simple and straightforward investment vehicles, there is a rather complex infrastructure that lies beneath the surface. Under the hood of exchange-traded products is a unique “creation / redemption” mechanism that allows for the number of shares Read more…

NYSE:GAZ, NYSE:NAGS, NYSE:PEK, NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:UNG

Reminder: ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF Reverse Split Tomorrow (UVXY)

March 7th, 2012

This is a reminder that Open orders in the ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEArca:UVXY) at the close of business today Wednesday, March 7, 2012 will be Read more…

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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

ProShares Launches First Geared VIX Futures ETFs (UVXY, SVXY)

October 4th, 2011

ProShares, a premier provider of alternative exchange traded funds (ETFs), including the only VIX futures ETFs in the United States, today announced the expansion of its lineup with the launch of the first ETFs in the United States designed to provide magnified or inverse exposure to VIX futures. Read more…

NYSE:SVXY, NYSE:UVXY, NYSE:VIXM, NYSE:VIXY




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