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Stuart is a volatility trading specialist with more than 15 years’ experience managing volatility portfolios. Stuart holds a PhD in Economic History from the University of Cambridge, an MBA from the University of Surrey, and an engineering degree from the University of Cape Town. Stuart is ... more

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Using The VIX Futures Term Structure To Predict Volatility ETP Prices
Status quo forecasting is sometimes very easy to do. Predicting volatility Exchange Traded Product (ETP) prices is not so straightforward.
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Understanding The Difference Between Volatility Risk Premium And VIX Futures Premium
Understanding volatility products is important before investing, and understanding the difference between Volatility Risk Premium and VIX Futures Premium is key. Here's a straightforward article explaining the difference.
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Investing In Volatility - The New Volatility Landscape
Following the events of Feb. 5th, several volatility linked products have been delisted or deleveraged. We thought now was a good time to take a step back and survey the volatility landscape as it exists today.
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XIV & SVXY - What Really Happened?
February 5, 2018 saw the substantial devaluation of inverse volatility ETPs. The AUM of these products may have outgrown the underlying short-dated SPX volatility market. Could the resulting collapse have been predicted? This article explains.
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The VIX Index And A Brief History Of Volatility Trading
With so much interest in VIX linked exchange-traded products it is worth putting these products into context, and explain why their growth might have less to do with volatility trading and more to do with a unique facet of the VIX index.
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EC Replacing Stocks With Volatility?
Stock replacement strategies can be used to manage risk. A small allocation to volatility products may offer investors an alternative to more traditional stock replacement strategies.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

SVXY ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures
TVIX VELOCITYSHARES DAILY 2X VIX
UVXY PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term FuturesTM ETN
XIV VELOCITYSHARES DAILY INVERSE
ZIV VELOCITYSHARES DAILY INVERSE

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