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ProShares to Reverse Split 10 Inverse, Leveraged ETFs
October 15, 2014
ProShares, the largest issuer of inverse and leveraged exchange traded funds, announced after the close of U.S. markets Wednesday that it plans to reverse split 10 of its inverse and leveraged...
First Hint Of Fear
January 26, 2014
I kinda get the feeling that many traders are out there waiting for the big one...the correction that comes out of nowhere. For such a small % decline on the major indexes today, it sure felt like a...
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In Pictures: October’s 10 Worst ETFs
November 01, 2013
October was kind to the bulls. During the last month of the worst six-month period in which to own stocks, the S&P 500 rose 3.6% while the Nasdaq Composite climbed 2.66%. All that despite the first...
ETF Performance Report: July
July 31, 2013
The equities market, along with stock exchange traded funds, sprinted through July, reaching new record highs, after the quick correction in June. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was 4.3% higher over...
Fed QE Plans Throw Wrench into Stock and ETF Markets
June 21, 2013
The equities market and stock exchange traded funds stabilized Friday to cap a tumultuous week of heavy selling while Treasury yields hit a 22-month high and gold experienced its largest weekly decline...
ETF Performance Report: January
January 31, 2013
Global stocks and exchange traded funds have surged out of the gate in 2013 following the last-minute compromise on the U.S. fiscal cliff. Positive economic data and higher earnings helped maintain the...
VIXM Crosses Critical Technical Indicator
November 01, 2012
In trading on Thursday, shares of the Proshares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF (VIXM) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $36.79 per share. We define oversold territory using the...
What is an ETF? — Part 28: CBOE Volatility Index (VIX)
October 30, 2012
Exchange traded funds continue to increase in number and popularity, growing to one of the most commonly traded securities on the stock exchange as both institutional and the average retail investor...
VIXM Crowded With Sellers
August 10, 2012
In trading on Friday, shares of the Proshares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF (VIXM) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $49.09 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative...
Don’t Get Overzealous with Your VIX ETF Exposure
July 27, 2012
The high market volatility associated with the steep market losses in recent years is still fresh and deeply imbedded in the psyches of today’s investors, and many are betting on VIX futures and...
In trading on Thursday, shares of the Proshares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF (VIXM) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $49.9005 per share. We define oversold territory using the...
Volatility ETFs Slip as Fear Recedes
July 05, 2012
The CBOE Volatility Index or VIX has fallen below its long-term average of 20, signaling investors are growing more complacent about the ever-present Eurozone debt crisis. Volatility-linked exchange...
VIX ETFs to Hedge Market Volatility
May 27, 2012
Some traders use exchange traded products linked to CBOE Volatility Index futures to hedge against any quick downturns in the market. However, individual investors need to be careful with...
VIX ETF Investors Should Scrutinize Their Hedge
March 23, 2012
Investors are taking a closer look at volatility exchange traded products after the sharp move lower in VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN (NYSEArca: TVIX). [What Really Happened with TVIX]...
Top 10 Noteworthy ETF Trends Of 2011
December 25, 2011
The curtain is about to drop on 2011, a year that will go down as a record-breaking period for the rapidly-expanding ETF industry. More than 300 exchange-traded products began trading this year, with...
2011: A Year Of ETF Firsts
December 06, 2011
2011 has been arguably one the busiest ever for the ETF industry, as we are on pace to break through 300 new launches for the year. As we rapidly approach 1,400 total funds in the space, it can be a...
Six Noteworthy ETF Innovations
November 16, 2011
Since the ETF industry was conceived close to two decades ago, innovation has been a hallmark of this rapidly-expanding corner of the investing landscape. Thanks to a unique structure that allows for...
ProShares Lists First Inverse, Leveraged VIX Futures ETFs
October 05, 2011
ProShares has launched its first leveraged and inverse exchange traded funds that follow CBOE Volatility Index futures. ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEArca: UVXY) will try to reflect...
ProShares Launches Hedge Fund Replication ETF (HDG)
July 15, 2011
ProShares announced the launch of the Hedge Replication ETF (HDG), a new product that will seek to provide returns characteristic of the hedge fund asset class. The new ETF is designed to maintain a...
S&P Gains Just Beginning or Only Window Dressing?
June 30, 2011
After the best week in about a year, does the stock market have more room to run? Or should you take profits and run in the other direction?
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A Tepid Response From VIX Index, ETFs
June 03, 2011
Despite the guarded stance after the markets dropped on poor payroll data, investors are surprisingly holding it together. The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, or “fear index,” along...
VIX ETFs Move Higher As Stock Market Plunges
June 01, 2011
Depressed by the bleak economic data, stocks on Wall Street traded lower, but CBOE Market Volatility Index (VIX) related exchange traded funds (ETFs) flourish on the economy’s misfortunes. ProShares...
VIX ETFs Thrive as Market Stumbles
May 05, 2011
The stock market’s recent tumble has proved to be quite beneficial for exchange traded funds (ETFs) based on CBOE Volatility Index futures contracts. The CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, has jumped about...
VIX ETFs: How Low Can They Go?
April 26, 2011
The Dow is rallying more than 100 points Tuesday as the Federal Reserve meets and investors anticipate a press conference with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. Technical traders are encouraged by so-called...
VIX ETFs End Week With Move Higher
April 09, 2011
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) tracking futures on Wall Street’s “fear gauge” rose late Friday, suggesting investors were nervous going into the weekend. After the mid-March CBOE Volatility Index spike,...
Examining VIX ETF Performance During A Sell-Off
March 21, 2011
Innovation not only in the ETF space but throughout the financial industry has opened up new opportunities in recent years, allowing investors to access asset classes and strategies that had previously...
Fueld By Pessimistic News, Volatility ETFs and ETNs Surge
March 18, 2011
With unfavorable news popping up almost around the world, global markets are on the fritz. Even volatility exchange traded funds (ETFs) are experiencing greater volatility in the underlying volatility...
ETF Plays as Volatility Returns
March 11, 2011
The “VIX,” or our market’s “fear guage,” is on the rise again as stock markets take a dive on renewed global volatility. If volatility continues it may be an indicator that equities could head further...
VIX ETF and ETN Options for Volatile Markets
March 08, 2011
If you’re frustrated by the market’s volatility lately, there are exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded notes (ETNs) out there that you can use to play it. In the first two months of 2011,...