Tag Archives for: Volatility

Janet Yellen’s Speech Sends Volatility ETF to New All-Time Lows

The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (NYSE:VXX) is hitting fresh all-time lows this morning, following Fed chair Janet Yellen's speech that the markets interpreted as being mostly dovish.
NYSE:VXX August 26, 2016 10:10am

VIX Fear Index Surges the Most Since the Brexit Crisis

vix-fearFrom ZeroHedge: The VIX spiked higher today, as investors sold stocks off ahead of this Friday's crucial Fed Jackson Hole speech.
NYSE:VXX August 24, 2016 6:18pm

Volatility Spikes After Fed’s Cryptic Jackson Hole Comments

From Tyler Durden: Market confusion remains following Fischer's hawkish tone yesterday at Jackson Hole. Market-implied rate-hike odds have barely budged, but the U.S. Dollar, stocks, VIX, bonds, and commodities are moving notably.
NYSE:VXX August 22, 2016 11:11am

Inside the Hidden Dangers of Low Volatility ETFs

With the dramatic market losses of the Global Financial Crisis still so fresh in investors' minds and because of the length of the market’s upward movement since then, investors have felt a growing desire to protect assets.

Despite Warnings from Investing’s Elite, Volatility Remains Historically Low

vix-fearThere's no shortage of bearish sentiment amongst legendary investors these days, but despite their dire-sounding warnings, the equity markets remain remarkably calm.
NYSE:VXX August 16, 2016 1:13pm

Volatility Vanishes as Bullish Options Bets on S&P 500 Hit Highest Level Ever

vix-fearFrom Tyler Durden: Options traders are making more bullish bets than ever on the S&P 500, with VIX shorts and Dow/Nasdaq longs hitting record levels.
NYSE:VXX August 13, 2016 1:13pm

BlackRock: Volatility Will Spike as November Election Approaches

From BlackRock: The current U.S. presidential election season is unusual, with unpopular candidates, vast policy differences and equity market volatility at historically low levels.
NYSE:VXX August 8, 2016 2:14pm

Volatility Bulls Get Creamed Again as VIX ETF Hits New All-Time Lows

vix-fearThe iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (NYSE:VXX) closed the week at fresh all-time lows, hit by better-than-expected economic data and the equities rally that ensued.
NYSE:VXX August 6, 2016 10:10am

Volatility Surges 6%, Looks to Snap Incredible Losing Streak

vix-fearYesterday, we pointed out that the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (NYSEARCA:VXX) had posted losses in 19 out of the previous 20 trading days. Well, a snap-back was probably inevitable.
NYSEARCA:VXX August 2, 2016 11:11am

Volatility Hits Another All-Time Low as Fear All but Vanishes

VIX Fear IndexThe largest ETF measuring volatility, the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (NYSE:VXX), hit a new all-time low this morning as the markets signal a complete lack of fear amongst the investing public.
NASDAQ:VXX July 29, 2016 12:12pm

Volatility Back Near All-Time Lows as Fed Discusses Policy

running moneyIn a sign that investors expect absolutely nothing to stem from the Fed's two-day meeting this week, volatility plunged back near all-time lows on Tuesday.
NYSE:VXX July 26, 2016 1:13pm

Volatility is Actually Rising for the First Time in a Month

vixOn the eve of the four most important earnings reports of the year, volatility is beginning to show signs of coming back to life.
NYSE:VXX July 25, 2016 11:11am

Why We May Never See High Volatility Again

volatility vixThe so-called "fear index" hit yearly lows on Wednesday, continuing a pronounced multiyear slump and adding fuel to the argument that market volatility may very well be gone for good.
NYSE:VXX July 21, 2016 7:07am

Short-Term VIX Premium Soars To Highest Since August Crash

technical bounceTyler Durden:  Despite the exuberant rally in stocks following the dreadful murder of UK lawmaker Jo Cox last week, investors are anything but convinced that everything is awesome.
NYSE:TVIX June 21, 2016 2:14pm

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