Big Money In Inverse VIX ETFs Is Cause For Concern (XIV)

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From Tyler Durden: Last week, ahead of the FOMC, we reported that in the latest striking development involving volatility derivative products, the total outstanding Vega across the entire levered and inverse VIX ETP space had reached $375 million, an all time high.
NASDAQ:XIV September 27, 2017 6:46am

Investors Somehow Still Buying Struggling VIX-Linked ETFs (UVXY)

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Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today points out continued interest in small cap equities, along with big struggles performance-wise for volatility-linked ETPs.
NYSE:UVXY September 25, 2017 11:16am

UVXY, TVIX Capitalizing On VIX Futures Contango

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An interesting shift has occurred in recent months that we have covered on a handful of occasions, but given today's atmosphere and trading conditions, it is worth revisiting again today.
NYSE:SVXY September 13, 2017 11:51am

Volatility-Linked ETNs Plunge As Equities Bounce Back (VXX)

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Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today looks at renewed inflows into small caps amid today's big equities rally, and a corresponding downturn in long volatility products.
NYSE:VXX September 11, 2017 11:49am

Will The Short Volatility Trade Ever Disappear? (XIV)

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From Larry McMillan: We have written many times about the "Big (Volatility) Short."  It is a very profitable trade, for the most part.  It comes about because of the upward-sloping term structure of the $VIX futures during a "normal," bullish market.
NASDAQ:XIV September 5, 2017 2:34pm

VIX Set For Lowest Annual Average Of All Time (VXX)

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From Tyler Durden: While intra-month the CBOE Volatility Index reached its highest since November, before plunging back to earth into the end of the month, VIX is still on track to post its lowest annual average on record.
NYSE:VXX September 4, 2017 7:39am

SVXY Is Suddenly The Largest VIX-Linked ETP, As Inverse Volatility Bets Roll In

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Would you believe that VXX (iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN, Expense Ratio 0.89%, $1.35 billion in AUM) is no longer the largest "Volatility" based ETP in the U.S. listed marketplace, at least for the moment?
NYSE:SVXY August 31, 2017 12:27pm

A Longer Term View Of The Total Collapse In Market Volatility (VXX)

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From Corey Rosenbloom: We know that volatility is lower in our current environment, but by how much... and what does it mean?
NYSE:VXX August 23, 2017 5:59am

Long Volatility ETNs Hanging On By A Thread (VXX)

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Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today focuses on renewed weakness in long volatility ETPs, along with some hedging taking place for a popular China-focused fund.
NYSE:VXX August 22, 2017 11:50am

Inverse VIX ETFs Continue To Attract Big Dollars (XIV)

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Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today points out continued profit taking in the world's largest ETF, along with increased bets on a renewed downturn in volatility.
NASDAQ:XIV August 21, 2017 2:07pm

SVXY Attracts Huge Inflows As The VIX Gets Slammed Again

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Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today hones in on massive money flows into a popular short VIX ETF, as traders bet that the recent volatility spike will continue to be beaten back down.
NYSE:SVXY August 16, 2017 11:34am

Volatility See-Saws As Equities Rebound (SVXY)

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Just like that, the vicious sell-off that we saw last week in global equities has reversed sharply this Monday morning and in "V-shape" fashion.
NYSE:SVXY August 14, 2017 12:32pm

Huge Volatility Spike Could Be A Bottoming Signal For Stocks (VXX)

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From Dana Lyons: This week saw a huge spike in stock volatility expectations - but was it enough for a bottom?
NYSE:VXX August 12, 2017 6:19am

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