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

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.
NYSE:TVIX January 9, 2013 3:15pm

VIX Term Structure Indicates That Volatility Is Expected To Go Higher

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
NYSE:TVIX December 7, 2012 1:13pm

These VIX ETNs Are Huge Success Stories Two Years After Launching

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.
NYSE:TVIX November 30, 2012 1:13pm

ProShares Announces ETF Reverse Share Split (UVXY)

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.
NYSE:UVXY August 28, 2012 3:15pm

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

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.

NYSE:TVIX April 17, 2012 12:12pm

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

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

NYSE:SVXY April 12, 2012 2:14pm

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

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

NYSE:GAZ April 5, 2012 3:15pm

VIX Premium To SPX Historical Volatility At Record High In Q1

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

NYSE:SVXY April 4, 2012 2:14pm

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

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

NYSE:TVIX March 28, 2012 1:13pm

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

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

NYSE:SVXY March 27, 2012 1:13pm

TVIX Creation Units Return; What It Means For Investors? (TVIX, UVXY, SVXY, VXX, VXZ, CS)

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.

NYSE:SVXY March 23, 2012 11:11am

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

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

NYSE:GAZ March 14, 2012 2:14pm

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

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

NYSE:UVXY March 7, 2012 10:10am

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

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

NYSE:TVIX February 28, 2012 4:16pm

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