It may sound counterintuitive, but there is evidence suggesting that low-beta names can outperform high-beta names over long periods.
TINA (there is no alternative) is dateless, but her popular cousin CITA (cash is the alternative) is enjoying the prom.
Here's what the year-to-date performance and volatility among large-cap and small-cap stocks is telling us.
Here's how I'd play this wild Volatility Index move right now.
Big moves in the VIX are often temporary and only last for a period of days.
Let's check out the 2x Long VIX Futures exchange-traded fund and the -1x Short VIX Futures fund.
The nearly vertical nature of the recent rally is not sustainable.
Barclays is no longer supporting sales of the popular shorting product. Here's what happened and what (sophisticated) traders can do.
Let's check on the Volatility Index's latest move amid the S&P's, and what to watch going forward.
Here we compare the Fidelity Low Volatility Factor ETF and Deltashares S&P 500 Managed Risk ETF to the SPY fund -- and remind that volatility goes two ways, down and up.