Volatility

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

Expect the VIX to soon return to its persistent lows -- and you’ll be well-positioned to profit from that shift if you put on this trade now. More 

5 Biggest Risks Facing the Rally in Q3

For stocks in the S&P 500, so far it’s been a very good year. But what will the biggest stories in Q3 be, and will they threaten the bull? More 

Trade of the Day: NuStar Energy L.P. (NS)

This large-cap energy MLP is in a strong uptrend, avoiding much of the volatility seen in other sectors. More 

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

Both stocks and volatility behaved themselves last week, but don’t let bullish headlines lull you into a false sense of security More 

Trade of the Day: iShares Russell 2000 (IWM)

Volatility has ramped up again, but the speed of Friday's decline should set up for a rebound. Let’s grab some long-side gains while the time is right More 

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

Taking past as prologue, you can expect the current fear and anxiety in the stock market to abate, sending the VIX tumbling and the S&P 500 rising anew. More 

GOOG: A Pre-Earnings Options Trade for Google Stock

Ahead of Google's earnings report, expectations have ratcheted higher, as has the volatility of Google stock. That sets up this iron condor trade. More