‘Santa Claus Rally’ May Fly off the Fiscal Cliff

VIX ETFs appear to be turning bullish...and they'll stay that way if Washington continues to stall progress on fiscal cliff discussions. More 

VIX Update: Red Flag Mode

Higher VIX correlates to lower equity prices, and so a turn higher for VIX would indicate lower stock and ETF prices ahead. More 

Profit From the Volatility Funk

Traders looking for bearish exposure to VXX might consider buying a January 33 – 28 bear put spread for $2.90. More 

A Good Time to Play the Volatility Game

Given the current super-spike in the VIX, one limited-risk spread worth considering is the bear put spread. More 

VXX Reverse Split Won’t Halt the Grind Lower

The lofty days of 2008 are far in the past -- this maneuver just prolongs the inevitable for this much-maligned vehicle. More 

3 Ways to Trade for October Seasonality

October doesn't just mean the leaves change and the air gets chilly -- it also means more volatility. Here are three great ETFs for the coming month. More 

Investor Survey Saaaaaaaays: Watch Out!

The raging bullishness of a recent investor sentiment poll is a green light for the bears. Here are two simple plays to make should the S&P 500 sink. More