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2 Amazing ETFs For S&P 500 Exposure: VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short Term ETN, ProShares Trust II

February 25th, 2013

etfs etfsEric Dutram: The fourth quarter GDP number witnessed a minute shrink of -0.1%, however, little did it contribute in underwhelming the mood of the stock market. Investors probably realize that the shrinkage was just another aftermath of Superstorm Sandy rather than weakening economic Read more…

NYSE:SVXY, 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

Inside The Two ETFs Up More Than 140% YTD (XIV, SVXY)

November 5th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Although stocks have been weak as of late, broad market investing has still been quite profitable from a year-to-date look. In fact, even with the recent slump, the S&P 500 is still up double digits so far this year, marking a huge turnaround from last year’s flat performance. Read more…

NYSE:SVXY, NYSE:XIV

Best ETFs In March 2012 – Finance and Volatility (XIV, FAS, TYH, IYG, AAPL, KBE, KRE, SNV, STI, RF, BPOP)

April 1st, 2012

ETF Base:  Let’s breakdown the best and worst performing exchange-traded funds in March 2012, while highlighting the best three leveraged and unleveraged funds. Read more…

NYSE:FAS, NYSE:IYG, NYSE:KBE, NYSE:KRE, NYSE:TYH, NYSE:XIV

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

A Look At 4 VIX ETNs During Eleven Months Of A Sideways VIX Market (VXX, VXZ, ZIV, XIV, TVIX)

March 28th, 2012

Bill Luby:  The VIX closed at 15.59 today, just 0.03 points lower than the close of 15.62 on April 26, 2011, some eleven months ago. From a long-term perspective, not much has happened with the VIX, but for those who have ridden the volatility roller coaster up and down, the present time seems like an Read more…

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

ETF Investing: A Look At 10 ETFs Leading The Way In 2012 (BICK, IGEM, PTM, JJT, EGPT, TAN, XIV, URA, SCIF)

January 30th, 2012

Stoyan Bojinov: The unfriendly economic landscape from 2011 has been gradually evolving into a much more optimistic environment in the new year as confidence has improved across the board. Read more…

NASDAQ:BICK, NYSE:IGEM, NYSE:PTM, NYSE:TAN, NYSE:URA, NYSE:XIV

How To Profit From Fear In The New Year (TVIX, VXX, VXZ, XIV, ZIV, VQT)

January 5th, 2012

John Nyaradi: 2012 will likely bring plenty of fear to global stock markets and now ETFs present opportunities to profit when fear runs high. 2012 is off to a fast start with a quick rally in global indexes and plenty of uncertainty surrounding events in the Persian Gulf and the ongoing, seemingly never Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VQT, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:ZIV

Another ETN Bites The Dust: Barclays To Redeem VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (IVO, XIV)

September 13th, 2011

Michael Johnston:  Trading in the iPath Inverse January 2021 S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (NYSE:IVO) was suspended on Monday after the note’s indicative value hit the automatic termination level of $10.00 per share. IVO, which offers inverse exposure to an index comprised of Read more…

NYSE:IVO, NYSE:XIV

The Stock Market Volatility Index: What the VIX is Telling Investors (XVIX, XXV, IVO, ZIV, XIV, VXX, VXZ)

July 6th, 2011

Shah Gilani:  In the early ‘80s, when I was running a hedge fund from the floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE), I was a market maker in OEX options. The OEX is the Standard & Poor’s 100 Index. The CBOE Market Volatility Index (VIX) was born from trading options on the OEX and Read more…

NYSE:IVO, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:VXZ, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:XVIX, NYSE:XXV

Disappearing ETF? XIV Split Leaves Some Puzzled

June 30th, 2011

One of the more innovative and popular recent additions to the fast growing ETP lineup is the VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short Term ETN (NYSE:XIV), an exchange-traded note that offers daily inverse exposure to an index comprised of short-term VIX futures contracts. XIV has become Read more…

NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XIV

ETF Investors: Reviewing All The Options With Inverse VIX ETNs (VXX, XIV, ZIV, IVO, XXV, XVIX)

June 23rd, 2011

As the lineup of ETFs approaches the 1,300 mark, a growing pool of issuers continue to deliver innovative new products that tap into strategies and asset classes that have never before been accessible through the exchange-traded structure. One relatively new area that has attracted Read more…

NYSE:IVO, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:XVIX, NYSE:XXV, NYSE:ZIV

Chart of the Week: VIX Short-Term ETN Celebrates Six-Month Birthday (XIV, VXX)

May 31st, 2011

Bill Luby:  Yesterday marked six months since the launch of the VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN (NYSE:XIV). Read more…

NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XIV




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