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Volatility Is Still Outperforming the S&P 500

How many more times are you going to miss the next big move in volatility? The right time to prepare for higher market volatility is before it happens. More 

Trade of the Day: iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (IEF)

The CounterPoint Options system recommends playing for a return to a risk-on condition: a volatility decline, a stock rebound and a bond sell-off. More 

3 Best Funds to Profit From Volatility

With the VIX now above its most recent high of 21.44 in February, the mutual funds, ETFs and ETNs that invest in volatility are jumping. Here are 3 VIX funds worth considering. More 

Tuesday’s Action Should Trigger a Tradable Rally

Go for the long side, but use stop-loss orders. More 

Are All ETF Correlations Barreling Towards 1.0?

Riskier asset classes may be seeing correlations of 1.0, but the same is not true for rate-sensitive, investment grade bonds. More 

How to Navigate the Stock Market’s Bumpy Ride

The past two weeks have seen four of the top 10 most volatile trading days of the year, raising concerns that the market’s advance may be ending. More 

Trade of the Day: iPath VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX)

The S&P was down 2.3% last week, and the VIX zoomed 32.6% higher. Yet the reality is that the recent pullback is unlikely to signal the start of a new bear market. More