4 Ways to Play the New Year’s Selloff

Whether you want to pick up a short position or buy for a long haul, the selloff has offered a variety of investing opportunities. More 

How to Profit from Rising Volatility (VIX, VIXY, VXX)

Stock market volatility is often portrayed by the mainstream media as an enemy. Here's how prudent investors use that volatility for gain... More 

Trade of the Day: iPath S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (VXX)

One way to trade the VIX is by using the iPath S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (VXX). More 

NYSE to Phase Out GTC and Stop Trading Orders

The NYSE said the SEC, NYSE and NYSE MKT will no longer accept new Stop and Good Till Cancelled Orders. Here's what this means to investors. More 

5 Lessons Learned From VIX ETFs

VIX ETFs offer traders a chance to play greed and volatility, but they're only for advanced traders willing to shoulder a lot of risk. More 

Why the Cost of Investment Advice is Still Too High

The proliferation of roboadvisors and ETFs that charge fees is hurting investors saving for retirement. Here's the skinny on the problems More 

Wall Street Stands Strong in the Midst of Terror

Monday started the week off on the right foot, but with Tuesday's update on industrial production and Wednesday's Fed minutes reinforcing the likelihood of a rate liftoff next month, the rally will be short-lived. More