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5 ETFs On A Hot Streak To Start 2013 (KWT, XIV, TAN, VNM, XBI, PWND)

January 11th, 2013

ETF Base: With the New Year upon us and the Fiscal Cliff deadline resolved (albeit temporarily), it’s worth taking stock of what the hottest sectors and ETF themes are thus far in 2013 to give a sense for where the market is hot and where you may want to focus efforts on for the remainder of the year. Read more…

NASDAQ:PWND, NYSE:KWT, NYSE:VNM, NYSE:XBI, NYSE:XIV

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 ETP Performance In 2012 (VXZ, VXX, UVXY, XIV, TVIX)

January 6th, 2013

Bill Luby: For anyone who pays attention to the VIX exchange-traded products space, 2012 was the year of the inverse (short) VIX futures ETP. The graphic below recaps the performance of the VIX ETPs Read more…

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

Portfolio Insurance For (Almost) Free (VXX, UVXY, TVIX, VXZ, XIV)

January 2nd, 2013

Bill Luby: A lot of strange things happened in the financial markets late on Friday afternoon and a good deal of the craziness was in the VIX futures market, with impacts felt in the likes of VXX, which jumped 11.6% in less than an hour (the last 40 minutes of the regular session and the first 14 minutes of after-hours trading.) Read more…

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

Looking Back At Our Rapid Fire ETF Ideas for 2012 (EWM, XIV, HYD, GREK, MOO, PBS, ELD)

December 18th, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: This time of year is when many choose to reflect on what they have done over the last 12 months, and what they hope to achieve in a new year. Here at ETFdb we are doing the same, by looking back at our 12 Rapid Fire ETF Ideas For 2012 and what we expected Read more…

NYSE:EWM, NYSE:GREK, NYSE:HYD, NYSE:MOO, NYSE:XIV

Performance of VIX ETPs During Current Pullback (VXX, VXZ, TVIX, XIV, ZIV)

November 9th, 2012

Bill Luby: Of all the issues discussed in this space, undoubtedly the one that captures the imagination of most readers is the subject of VIX-based exchange-traded products. I get more questions about the construction of these products, how they respond to the Read more…

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

The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN To Undergo 1-for-4 Reverse Share Split (VXX)

October 2nd, 2012

Carolyn Pairitz: Most VIX-focused exchange-traded products have tumbled over the course of the last several months, as surprisingly strong equity markets have led to a consistently Read more…

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

5 ETF Surprises From The First Half (XIV, HYD, ITLY, EIRL, GLD)

June 28th, 2012

Michael Johnston: As an up-and-down (and up again) first half of the year draws to a close, many portfolios have managed to squeeze out moderate gains so far in 2012. Looking around at the various exchange-traded products reveals some interesting Read more…

NYSE:EIRL, NYSE:GLD, NYSE:HYD, NYSE:ITLY, NYSE:XIV

Fear Index: What Is The VIX and How Can You Trade Stock Market Volatility? (VXX, XIV, TVIX, XVZ, VXZ)

April 27th, 2012

John Nyaradi: The VIX, as defined by Investopedia.com, is “the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Volatility Index, which shows the market’s expectation of 30-day volatility.” The VIX is a continuous minute-by-minute snapshot of the expected market volatility in the S&P 500 during the next 30 Read more…

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

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

Five ETFs For The Earnings Bull (ONN, SPHB, BGU, XIV, IWM)

April 16th, 2012

Jared Cummans: Though the second quarter has gotten off to a rocky, investors are turning their eyes to earnings season to continue the bull run that has defined 2012. The past few days have seen markets all over the board, as Alcoa kicked off earnings season with a bang, leading many investors to muster up Read more…

NYSE:BGU, NYSE:IWM, NYSE:ONN, NYSE:SPHB, 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

Is It Time For Investors To Consider Buying VIX ETFs? (VXX, TVIX, XIV, XXV)

April 9th, 2012

Jared Cummans: After the best opening quarter in 14 years, skepticism is beginning to grow on Wall Street. Many investors fear that we will be unable to maintain the growth that equity markets have enjoyed, as a number of factors combine to give a cautious outlook. For starters, the Fed’s commentary that the Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:XXV

A Look At VIX ETP Returns For Q1 2012 (UVXY, TVIX, VXX, SVXY, VQT, XVZ, XVIX, TVIZ, XIV, ZIV)

April 3rd, 2012

Bill Luby: Back in my consulting days, I convinced myself that there were rare instances when an ugly chart crammed full of data should take precedence over a clean and simple graphic that focused on the key takeaways. For my purposes at least, the graphic below, while unlikely to garner accolades from the likes of Read more…

NYSE:TVIX, NYSE:TVIZ, NYSE:VQT, NYSE:VXX, NYSE:XIV, NYSE:XVIX, NYSE:XVZ, NYSE:ZIV




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