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Wall Street Ripped Off Market Volatility Traders - Here's How to Beat Them
By Alexander Bird, Associate Editor, Money Morning •Wall Street recently peddled investment tools that allowed retail investors to track the inverse performance of the VIX, an index that tracks market volatility. Wall Street firms promised immense gains from these funds with manageable … Read more »
How Shorting the VIX Blew Up the Market, and Why It Could Again
By Shah Gilani, Chief Investment Strategist, Money Morning • @ShahGilani_TW •If you didn't know what the Chicago Board of Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX) is, you almost certainly do now after the correction. Plenty of regular investors don't realize how the VIX works, though - what makes it move up, down, … Read more »
Here Are the Absolute Worst Ideas I Found at "The MoneyShow"
By Tim Melvin, Special Situation Strategist, Money Morning •It was a busy weekend here in Orlando recently. The markets were going bananas - something about millions of insanely crowded, leveraged-to-the-gills bets against volatility blowing up like "Zabriskie Point" - but I wasn't sweating it too … Read more »