‘VIX’ Archive

Playing the Volatility game…making it your friend!

  CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE From a volatility standpoint, the VIX & VXN have traded in a narrow band since the start of 2013. At the end of January this year, VIX spiked up in a few weeks and Premium Members shorted the VIX, buy purchasing XIV as it was on support. Soon after [...]

What’s the message coming from the “Fear Index” (VIX)?

  CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE By now we all know Bio Tech and Social media darlings have been hit hard of late, which could be masking that the broad market is NOT! So far the S&P 500 is off less than 4% from 200-year highs. Is that much reason to be fearful? Speaking of [...]

Joe Friday…Caution- Steep Patterns at hand in these Volatility ETF’s!

CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE The sharp rally in the S&P 500 this year has created very steep patterns in volatility ETF’s (XIV& VXX) Joe Friday…Low back and forth Volatility in these ETF’s (XIV & VXX) hasn’t been the case of late, due to the one way action of the markets! Opportunities in these patterns [...]