VXX

VXX – Profit on Puts as Volatility Heads Lower

A deluge of holidays during the next six-week stretch is why forward-looking volatility measures like the VIX have succumbed to gravity. Consider this VXX trade. More 

4 ETFs That Have Haunted Investors All Year

These 4 ETFs may offer great value in the event of downward trends reverse. More 

VXX Calendar Spread: Embrace Time, Exploit Volatility

Calendar spreads like this trade idea on the VXX allow you to profit from the day-by-day decay in option values and provide a partial directional hedge. More 

Fade the Fear With VXX Puts

The case for capitulation in the current selloff is starting to be made. Months-ahead puts on the VXX are one way to take advantage of an eventual ease in fear. More 

October Seasonality Will Bring Market Volatility

October might not bring us a crushing correction, but we're likely to see some nauseating volatility. Settle your stomach with these two ETFs. More 

Watch Out for September’s Second Half!

The final two weeks of September tend to see rocky waters for the broader markets. Set up a hedge using these two funds. More 

Beware of a Plunging VIX in the Summer

Historically, a low VIX in the summer has been a sign of trouble ahead for the stock market. Don't go after VIX-leveraging ETFs ... just get conservative. More