VXX

Don’t Overreact to Yesterday’s Big VIX Move

The VIX index is making news for its big jump on Wednesday, but big, single-day VIX moves haven't been a reliable indicator of market direction. More 

How to Hedge This Crowded Market

Euphoric investors, low VIX readings might be signaling a crowded market. Use one or both of these ETFs to hedge against a pending correction. More 

Short Treasuries with TBF for an Overbought Market

Momentum is waning, the market is overbought and we're approaching the sequestration countdown--all signals point to some interesting VIX action coming up. More 

Exxon (XOM) Knocks Apple (AAPL) Out of Top Spot

ETFs and stocks move higher, and S&P 500 closes above 1,500. More 

How to Capitalize on the Collapsing VIX

The VIX is at levels last seen prior to the 2007-2008 financial crisis. There are opportunities here, but be careful: The world of VIX ETFs is a minefield. More 

‘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