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How To Trade The VIX And Volatility ETFs
Podcast By: Neena Mishra Friday, September 11, 2020 11:00 PM EST
The VIX, popularly known as the “fear index”, had spiked recently and may remain at elevated levels until we have more visibility on the election outcome. This has resulted in a lot of interest in products that bet on volatility.
In this podcast: SVXY, UVXY, VIXM, VIXY Also: VIX
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How Trading Volatility Has Changed
Article By: Dr. Stuart Barton Tuesday, August 27, 2019 8:41 PM EST
Volatility trading has undergone a lot of changes in the last year or so. Here are some of the most important changes, and how they have affected the market.
In this article: BB, SVXY, TVIX, VXX, VXXB
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Understanding The Difference Between Volatility Risk Premium And VIX Futures Premium
Article By: Dr. Stuart Barton Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:03 AM EST
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.
In this article: SVXY, VXX, ZIV, VIX
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Why Is The VIX Not Screaming Higher
Article By: Seth Golden Wednesday, November 21, 2018 9:38 AM EST
Many investors are befuddled by the seemingly elevated complacency in the VIX, even as the S&P 500 revisited the October lows.
In this article: VIX, SPX, SVXY, SPY
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Is It Time To Sell Volatility Again?
Article By: Gavin McMaster Friday, November 9, 2018 4:47 AM EST
The short volatility trade was the trade of 2017, but it blew up spectacularly in February 2018. At the time, we saw the biggest ever one day spike in VIX, with the index shooting up over 100%.
In this article: SVXY Also: XIV(RETIRED), VIX
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E 2018 Market Volatility And Volatility Trading Update
Article By: Seth Golden Saturday, July 14, 2018 11:03 PM EST
We foresee future bouts of volatility in the coming months that will plunge the VIX below 11% and take it above 22%, even if ever so briefly.
In this article: YYY, VIX, SPX, SPY, UVXY, VXX, TVIX, SVXY, ZIV, VIXY, QQQ, VXD
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Investing In Volatility - The New Volatility Landscape
Article By: Dr. Stuart Barton Wednesday, June 27, 2018 12:00 PM EST
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.
In this article: SVXY, TVIX, UVXY, VIIX, ZIV, VXX, VIX
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XIV & SVXY - What Really Happened?
Article By: Dr. Stuart Barton Friday, March 16, 2018 10:13 AM EST
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.
In this article: SVXY, XIV(RETIRED), VIX Also: TVIX, UVXY, VXX, SPY
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How Shorting The VIX Blew Up The Market, And Why It Could Again
Article By: Shah Gilani Tuesday, February 27, 2018 6:36 PM EST
With equity markets rising steadily for years, the VIX has been remarkably subdued. It spiked a few times over the past five years on negative news, but always managed to calm down quickly.
In this article: SVXY, XIV(RETIRED), VIX
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Vexed By VIX? Ask Pravit Chintawongvanich
Article By: David Kotok Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:45 AM EST
Many market agents seem vexed by the VIX. Their recent lessons include a dramatic spiking of volatility, the reactionary pricing of an exchange-traded note (ETN), some forced liquidation, and a blisteringly fast correction in stock prices.
In this article: SVXY, XIV(RETIRED), VIX
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Massive Squeeze Sparks Best Week For Stocks In 7 Years As Dollar Crashes
Article By: Tyler Durden Friday, February 16, 2018 4:24 PM EST
On the day, Nasdaq ended red and Dow and S&P gave back pretty much everything into the bell.
In this article: BITCOMP, QQQ, GLD, SPX, VIX, DJI, SVXY, XIV(RETIRED), JJC, UUP, TYX
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You’re Not Panicking Enough Yet
Article By: The Heisenberg Report Tuesday, February 13, 2018 4:49 AM EST
Flows data from last week suggests that investors are predisposed to jumping ship at a moment’s notice. Outflows from SPY were enormous as the money that flowed into stocks in January flowed out seemingly at the first sign of trouble.
In this article: SVXY, SPY, SPX
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"Termination Event" Looming: Traders Panic As XIV Disintegrates After The Close
Article By: Tyler Durden Monday, February 5, 2018 6:01 PM EST
XIV - The Short VIX ETF - after its relentless diagonal move higher as one after another Target manager sold vol for a living... just disintegrated after-hours, down a stunning 70%.
In this article: XIV(RETIRED), VIX, SVXY
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Above The 40 (February 2, 2018) – Janet Yellen Exits As Oversold Market Conditions Loom
Article By: Dr. Duru Saturday, February 3, 2018 6:45 PM EST
On Fed Chair Janet Yellen's last day, she oversaw the decision to announce a serious smackdown on Wells Fargo. This show of Fed’s seriousness was quite appropriate for a day on which the market sold off amid a spike in long-term interest rates.
In this article: SVXY, UVXY, QQQ, SPY, TLT, VIX, BHP, CAT, AAPL, INTC, NFLX, NIB, XLV, PI, WFC
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Is The VIX/SPX Marriage Heading For The Splits?
Article By: Seth Golden Sunday, January 28, 2018 11:41 AM EST
In recent years and even more recent months, hedging via volatility has actually gone out of favor, seeing how the VIX committed to a great deal of downtrending from 2016 into 2018.
In this article: VIX, SPX, UVXY, TVIX, VXX, XIV(RETIRED), SVXY
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Above The 40 – An S&P 500 Back To Overbought And Ripping
Article By: Dr. Duru Wednesday, January 24, 2018 7:26 AM EST
AT40 (T2108), the percentage of stocks trading above their respective 40-day moving averages (DMAs), is back to cooperating with the bullish signal by powering through the 70% threshold for overbought territory.
In this article: MDC, SVXY, SPY, OKTA
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