Speculators Have Never Been This Short VIX, Despite Record Lows

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From Tyler Durden: This is not how it's supposed to work, but perhaps we're seeing the "new normal" when it comes to ultra-low volatility.
NASDAQ:XIV May 22, 2017 8:37am

How Stock Traders Overreacted To Wednesday’s Big Selloff

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From Dana Lyons: Volatility expectations took record jumps during Wednesday’s “big” selloff.
NASDAQ:XIV May 20, 2017 6:32am

USMV: Looking For Calm In The Storm

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The markets reminded us on Wednesday how even the calmest environment can turn volatile quickly. The markets started losing faith that events in Washington would come to a non-eventful conclusion and began dumping risky assets en masse.
NYSE:USMV May 18, 2017 2:14pm

Are Investors Becoming Numb To Risk?

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From Invesco: Stocks barely hiccupped last week despite the onslaught of geopolitical headlines. But the big news was that volatility hit a historic low of 9.77 — its lowest level in more than 20 years — last week.1 Clearly, the world has not become less volatile, so what could this indicate?
NYSE:SPY May 16, 2017 5:49am

Volatility-Linked ETPs Still Seeing Inflows, Despite Continual Lows

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Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today looks at continued outperforming inflows for international funds, and once again fresh all-time lows for long volatility ETPs.
NASDAQ:TVIX May 15, 2017 11:29am

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

A Complete Lack Of Market Volatility Shouldn’t Worry Investors

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From Jon Markman: Historically, the Chicago Board Options Exchange SPX Volatility Index (VIX) is a measure of investor anxiety.
NASDAQ:XIV May 9, 2017 9:12am

VIX Falls Below 10 As French Election Fears Dissipate

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The so-called "fear gauge" plunged to some of its lowest levels in over ten years today, as fears over a pivotal French election subsided and investors poured money back into risk assets.
NYSE:UVXY May 8, 2017 1:25pm

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.
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Short Volatility ETF Sees Outflows Amid Major Profit-Taking

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows report, which today looks at big outflows in apparent profit taking in a popular inverse volatility fund, along with a continued exodus away from gold and gold miner-linked ETFs.
NYSE:SVXY May 3, 2017 12:20pm

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

Expect Big Inflows Back Into SPY, Now That Equities Are Surging Again

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows report, which focuses on today's massive equity rally and its implications for the world's largest ETF, along with the accompanying plunge in volatility.
NYSE:SPY April 24, 2017 11:35am

Rising VIX And Weak Markets Might Actually Be A Buy Signal

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From Brad Hoppmann: The big run higher in stocks since the election has stalled, and professional traders are taking that seriously.
NYSE:SPY April 20, 2017 10:18am

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