Complacency has built up again, and that means the VIX is ready to spike again. VXX is a nice short term play.
The VIX has formed a tight bull flag pattern over the last two weeks in April, and a breakout would spike the VIX close to 23. VXX is one way to play it. The more aggressive U
ByMacro Investor: I have seen articles here and there that say the right time to buy long volatility ETPs like VXX or UVXY is when VIX is low, and the time to short them is when VIX is high. This, to me, is dangerous advice, and I d... Read Post
Due to the large decline on Thursday, June 21st in the markets, volatility is likely to spike. Watch for the VXX breakout! Whereas there was excessive fear surrounding the Greek elections, now complacency is much too high with a sha... Read Post
By WolfOptionTrading: The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (SYMBOL: VXX) is in a dilemma for both bulls and bears due to the contango in the VIX futures market and potential for greater market volatility. As of Friday close ... Read Post