There are other reasons that contributed to Friday's selloff that still need to be resolved.
This is a pretty cheap play, and pays out nicely if the VIX breaks back below 17.
Here's why I see volatility ahead -- but don't get bearish just yet.
Buying out-of-the-money puts is what has been holding the VIX higher.
There is a lot that will be determined at this pivotal meeting. Here's my base case.
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.