Selling In May Isn’t Working Out So Well, Except For Long Vol ETPs

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Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today looks at the seemingly immutable large cap equities rally and subsequent decimation of long volatility ETPs.
NYSE:VXX May 23, 2017 1:39pm

Explaining The Divergence Between Volatility And Uncertainty

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From Lizz Ann Sonders: Much ink has been spilled lately by the financial press on the dramatic move down in market volatility as measured by the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), to the lowest level since February 2007, as seen in the chart below.
NYSE:VXX May 10, 2017 6:40am

Investors Are Dumping Volatility ETPs Amid New All-Time Lows

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Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today focuses on outflows from the world's largest ETF, more new lows for volatility ETPS, and some buying of European funds prior to this past weekend's pivotal French election.
NYSE:VXX May 8, 2017 11:23am

VIX Drops Most In History Following French Election Result

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From Dana Lyons: Stock volatility expectations dropped by a record amount following the French election – in both the U.S. and in Europe.
NYSE:VXX April 27, 2017 6:16am

Long Volatility ETPs Obliterated Amid Renewed Equities Rally

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows report, which today points out rather ho-hum money flows heading into month-end, along with the continued destruction of volatility-focused ETPs as stocks rally hard to the upside.
NYSE:VXX April 25, 2017 11:46am

Well-Timed Options Bets Seen In VXX

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows report, which today looks at continued investor interest in gold as a potential hedge, as well as some interesting options activity involving a popular volatility ETP.
NYSE:VXX April 19, 2017 12:51pm

Traders Expecting A Big Volatility Surge In The Short Term

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From Dana Lyons: Despite the mild selloff, 1-month volatility expectations are at an extreme relative to other durations.
NYSE:VXX April 15, 2017 5:49am

The VIX Is Surging, But Stocks Have Barely Moved

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From Dana Lyons: The VIX is at a 5-month high – despite relatively limited damage in the S&P 500.
NYSE:VXX April 13, 2017 5:57am

Volatility Remains Elevated Amid Geopolitical Turmoil

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today picks up on a distinct lack of major money flows in this holiday-shortened week, as volatility stays at a relatively high level amid several global conflicts.
NYSE:VXX April 12, 2017 12:42pm

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Trade Volatility

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From David Fabian: One of the top stories on CNBC this weekend is about a trader who is relentlessly buying VIX futures despite millions in realized losses.
NYSE:VXX April 2, 2017 6:15am

Bullish Options Bets On VXX Signal A Potential Volatility Turning Point

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today points out some very bullish options bets being made on a popular volatility ETP, along with big money flowing back out of large caps and into small cap funds.
NYSE:VXX March 27, 2017 1:28pm

Volatility ETPs Finally See A Bounce Off All-Time Lows

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today sees volatility ETPs bouncing big off all-time lows, some new outflows from major equity funds, and finally some dip-buying in corporate junk bonds.
NYSE:VXX March 21, 2017 12:47pm

Is Volatility Like A Coiled Spring Ready To Surge?

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From Andy Crowder: We’re on the verge of a major bull move in the most important market in the options world.
NYSE:VXX March 5, 2017 7:51am

Expect Volatility To Pick Up As 2017 Rolls Along

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Omar Aguilar, Chief Investment Officer of Equities and Multi-Asset Strategies at Charles Schwab Investment Management writes that despite the market's seemingly relentless march higher, volatility will eventually creep back into the picture this year.
NYSE:VXX February 21, 2017 1:34pm

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