Articles By: Bill Luby
Nary a selloff goes by these days without at least a handful of readers asking for an update of the SPX pullback table
I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the fifth birthday of the two pioneering VIX ETPs : VXX and VXZ.
This is a recap the performance of the VIX ETPs in 2013 according to the leverage/maturity grid I have been publishing for several years
There was a time when investors would generally fret about the VIX being “too high”
I have elected instead to construct a portfolio of what I am calling the Halloween Monsters
That being said, today’s iteration of my graphical depiction (“field guide”) of the VIX ETP universe is somewhat of a compromise
VIX follows Democrats and Republicans who have been fighting over budgets and related matters since before any of us were born
Weekends pose a set of problems for the investor/trader, when there is an ongoing crisis or a reasonable risk that a new crisis lurks around the corner.
Two of my favorite bloggers both happened to mention me in reference to the VIX:VXV ratio in the past few days
I can’t remember the last time that the S&P 500 index pulled back from a recent high and I did not get at one request to update the table below