What Is The Plunging VIX Telling Investors? (PUTW)

From WisdomTree: I have written on the jump in the VIX that occurred in February, taking investors by surprise. While there was a precursor to this unprecedented surge in the VIX (a compression of spreads between implied minus realized volatility), it was subtle and the move was very sudden.
NYSE:PUTW June 18, 2018 6:23am

Volatility Appears To Be Rising Again (UVXY)

From Dana Lyons: Short-term volatility expectations took a dramatic spike higher Monday.
NYSE:UVXY March 22, 2018 6:20am

Volatility Speculators Have Pulled A Historic And Complete 180 (VXX)

From Dana Lyons: Non-Commercial Speculators in VIX futures have now flipped from their largest net-short position ever, to their largest net-long position.
NYSE:VXX February 15, 2018 6:17am

This Trader Made A Fortune As The XIV Melted Down

From Tyler Durden: If the XIV-buyers were "picking up nickels," then mysterious VIX trader '50-cent' was the "steamroller" as his cumulative P&L swung $400 million last week from a big loss to a $200 million plus gain in a year.
NASDAQ:XIV February 13, 2018 6:00am

The “Volatility Of Volatility” Is On Full Display Right Now (VXX)

From Dana Lyons: By any number of metrics, the stock volatility market just experienced its most spasmatic episode of all-time -- what does it mean for traders and investors?
NYSE:VXX February 8, 2018 6:24am

How To Keep Calm When Market Volatility Spikes (VXX)

From Franklin Templeton Investments: The recent drops in the stock market can lead to a lot of questions and concerns about what investors should do.
NYSE:VXX February 7, 2018 6:35am

The Worst ETFs To Buy Right Now (XIV)

From Contrarian Outlook: In my years in the markets, I've seen some dangerous financial products come on the scene, but the two I'm going to show you in a moment might be the most dangerous.
NASDAQ:XIV February 5, 2018 5:48am

Are Volatility Traders Going Overboard? (UVXY)

From Dana Lyons: Relative to the moderate drawdown in the stock market this week, short-term volatility expectations are screaming higher.
NYSE:UVXY January 31, 2018 8:22am

Examining The Mini Rally In S&P 500 Volatility (SPY)

From John Rubino: 2017 was literally the smoothest stretch of highway that US stocks have ever traveled. Rising almost every day and seldom falling hard, they made it virtually impossible for investors to lose money.
NYSE:SPY January 21, 2018 8:05am

The S&P 500 And Its Volatility Index Are Both Rising — Who’s Right? (SPY)

From Dana Lyons: Both the S&P 500 and its volatility index have been rallying; which one has it right?
NYSE:SPY January 19, 2018 6:04am

S&P 500 Volatility In 2017 Was The Lowest In History (SPY)

From Dana Lyons: As measured by the VIX, stocks have never enjoyed a less volatile year than 2017.
NYSE:SPY December 28, 2017 6:33am

Here’s Why The VIX Has Been So Low For So Long (VXX)

From Bryce Coward, CFA: The drop in the VIX to ultra-low levels in 2017 has been a point of consternation for market participants and largely misunderstood.
NYSE:VXX December 1, 2017 6:13am

Not All Volatility ETFs Are Suffering Right Now (VMIN)

We speak about Long Volatility products today in our ETF/Fund Flows recap and their dips to new all-time lows on yet another rally to new highs in equities and a plunge in relative Volatilities across the board.
BATS:VMIN November 21, 2017 3:04pm

VIX-Linked ETPs See Big Volume Increase As Equities Pull Back (VXX)

Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today looks at continued outflows out of large cap and small cap equities, and rising volatility with corresponding volume upticks in VIX-linked products.
NYSE:VXX November 14, 2017 12:18pm

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