Tag Archives for: NYSEARCA:VXX

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 11:08am

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 2:41pm

The House Always Wins With Volatility ETFs

new etfsDavid Fabian:  Pick your favorite casino vice – craps, roulette, black jack – each of these games involves a little bit of skill and luck to leave the table with more money than you started with.  Nevertheless, every gambler knows that overstaying your welcome will lead to tragic results.
NYSE:SH June 16, 2016 12:26pm

“Fear” Indicator Surges To Record High

market-fear-panicTyler Durden:  As CS' Josh Lukeman points out, the CSFB fear indicator has soared to record highs. This implies that the degree of hedging we’re seeing as we go higher illustrated in the CS Fear index (now at all-time highs) suggests institutional investors are not believers in the equity rally.
NYSE:SVXY March 18, 2016 3:01pm

5 Lessons Learned From VIX ETFs

technical bounceDavid Fabian:  The CBOE VIX Volatility Index is an interesting animal that has grown to become one of the most heavily watched indicators of fear and greed in the market. This index functions by measuring near-term volatility expectations from options activity on the S&P 500 Index.
NYSE:VXX December 2, 2015 4:47pm

Volatility ETFs Are A Perfect Lesson In Bear Market Math

technical bounceDavid Fabian:  I certainly didn’t invent the term bear market math, yet it tends to be a phrase that causes everyone to sit up straight and listen. The easiest way to define this arithmetic is to show you some quick illustrations of how big of a gain is needed to recover from a devastating loss in your investment portfolio.
NYSE:SPY September 3, 2015 2:44pm

Why To Expect More Volatility Ahead

technical bounceWhile stocks rebounded last week, Russ explains why the good times may not last for long.
NYSE:VXX August 4, 2015 4:06pm

ETF Impact On Russian Sanctions and Malaysian Plane Crash [Market Vector Russia ETF Trust, SPDR Gold Trust (ETF)]

etfs etfsEric Dutram: Thursday was a volatile session for the markets as major benchmarks finished the day in the red. The S&P 500 was down more than 1% on the day, while volume was elevated too. However, the reason for the big swing wasn’t due to earnings
NYSE:GLD July 18, 2014 2:23pm

There’s Something Going On In Derivatives Land [iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN]

derivatives marketTyler Durden: "There's something going on in derivatives land," is the warning from ADM's Andy Ash and as Paul Mylchreest notes the relationship between VIX and SKEW suggests the options market is pricing in the possibility of a major market event.
NYSE:TVIX June 24, 2014 3:11pm

4 Hedging Strategies For A Market Crash [SPDR Gold Trust (ETF), ProShares Short S&P500 (ETF)]

market correction bearLawrence Meyers:  Some believe a massive correction is in the cards.  Here are four hedging strategies to protect you and your investments.
NYSE:GLD June 23, 2014 4:10pm

Inside The Volatility ETF Crash: Is A Rebound Coming? [iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN]

technical bounceDespite a GDP contraction, extreme measures by the ECB, and just good (not great) jobs numbers, U.S. stocks continue to slowly march higher. In fact, the S&P 500 hovering around 1,950, putting the key American benchmark within striking distance of the psychologically
NYSE:TVIX June 9, 2014 4:49pm

5 Sectors That Can Weather Volatility in 2014 [Honeywell International Inc., EOG Resources Inc, iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN]

fiveA well-known trading proverb warns investors to sell their stocks in May to avoid a seasonal decline in equity markets. This adage also refers to increasing stock volatility. During the past 20 years, volatility has increased from May
NYSE:VXX May 5, 2014 11:28am

U.S. Market Risk Dashboard Update; No Warning Signs, Yet [Credit Suisse AG – VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short Term ETN]

technical bounceJared Woodard: Given the fierce market selloff in recent sessions, I thought it would be helpful to check on our favored set of risk indicators for the U.S. market.
NYSE:TVIX April 8, 2014 1:08pm

Use Market Volatility To Your Advantage [Credit Suisse AG – VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short Term ETN, iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN]

technical bounceDavid Fabian: The ides of March have brought additional volatility in the form of increasing price fluctuations in many of the major indices we track.   Despite briefly hitting a new high in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) this month, we have seen an increase
NYSE:TVIX March 17, 2014 4:35pm

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