VIX

This Sector May Be Particularly Vulnerable to a Sell-off

The strength in the U.S. dollar could mean the end to easy gains in emerging markets. More 

Stocks, Bonds Stall as U.S. Dollar Surges

A surging U.S. dollar kept stocks and bonds from moving much, as foreign currencies continue to fall in the face of bad news. More 

Don’t Get Too Comfortable; Market May Be In For a Jolt

There are signs some volatility is about to hit a market filled with overly calm and complacent investors. More 

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

The dilemma faced by people who are stuck with the textbook version of the VIX-SPX relationship reminds me of the great quote attributed to Mark Twain: "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." More 

Volatility Could Soar After the September ECB Meeting

A returning legion of Wall Streeters met with disappointing decisions from the ECB could drive volatility higher next week. More 

S&P 500 Loses 2000 as Fear Returns

Ukraine crisis escalates, other fresh concerns boil to the surface, knocking down the S&P 500 and giving volatility some life. More 

Trade of the Day: S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX)

Going into September, you can cue the dirge music, because it has the worst reputation among all months. Here's how you can take advantage by trading volatility options. More