After over a year of commenting, the SEC appears to have cleared hurdles to allow a new XIV, along with a new TVIX, to list in the near future. Will they be less 'explosive'?
With movement low, the VIX really high, and September expiration next week, take a flier on some VIX puts.
After a week of a whole lot of nothing, we could be due for a bout of volatility.
Here's how to play the Volatility Index as it hits 18.5.
I have been bearish on the VIX all year -- until last week.
Here's how to play the Barclays iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN.
Traders are looking for an edge, but there just isn't enough volatility to do much.
Perhaps a bigger deal Tuesday morning than second-quarter banking earnings will be the June data for consumer prices.
As this move up feels like a spike and not a swell, this is why I'd buy VIX puts.
Back then, who thought tech and growth would be hot, and who thought the dollar could rally?