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10 ETFs to Help Avoid a Stock Market Crash and Maybe Even Profit From It!

December historically has been a good month for the stock market, but in 2018 that Santa Clause rally remains elusive. Blame the trade war, tariffs, an arrest of a key ...
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10 ETFs to Avoid a Stock Market Crash (and Maybe Even Profit From It)

  What was supposed to be a shortened week with lower trading volume ahead of Thanksgiving has turned into a serious disappointment. With major selling in the three broad ...
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10 ETFs to Avoid a Stock Market Crash — or Even Profit From It

Many investors just cannot wait for 2018 to turn into 2019. That seemingly endless nine-year bull market has run into serious issues twice in 2018, and the October sell-off was ...
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New Stock Market Highs Fighting Many More Outside Pressures Than Usual: Time to Panic?

Investors often wonder what to think when the stock market hits new all-time highs. Do they sell or do they chase the market higher? The bull market of the past ...
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Not All VIX Tracker ETF/ETN Products Created Equal

As you see with most market sell-offs, volatility is returning and growing in value. The most commonly measured value for volatility is the CBOE Volatility Index, or "the VIX," to ...
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VIX Summer Low: From Fear to Euphoria, VIX ETFs and ETNs Not Tracking

It was just in March that the CBOE VOLATILITY S&P 500m Index, or the VIX, hit a low of almost 11.0. The signal then was that there was not a ...
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VIX Hits Almost Six-Year Lows, Complacency Replaces Fear

The Volatility Index, AKA the VIX, just hit a 52-week low. Make that a multiyear low, all the way back to April of 2007. Is the "fear index" showing a ...
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DJIA 14,000 Still Offers More Big Upside for Stocks in 2013

January has been one great month for equity investors. With the Dow Jones Industrial Average up about 6.5% and challenging 14,000 again, and the S&P up more than 5.5% back ...
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Bond Demise 2013: Has the Next Great Short Already Taken Off?

Just over one month ago we made the case that perhaps the best short since the heyday of the subprime mortgage debacle may be on the horizon. Our December 5 ...
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Bearish Byron Wien Leaves Many Stocks and ETFs Vulnerable in 2013

Byron Wien announced his predictions for 10 big surprises for 2013 this week to kick off the new year. Wien is now vice chairman at Blackstone Advisory Partners, and this ...
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How Low Does It Go? The Ever-Cratering VIX (VXX)

The S&P 500 Volatility Index, also called 'The VIX' or 'The Fear Index,' is showing to be at some incredibly low levels.  In fact, The VIX just dipped under 14.00 ...
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VIX… Complacency Alert!!! (VXX, UVXY)

The Volatility Index, or 'The VIX' per traders, is signaling not just a lack of volatility.  The lack of volatility has migrated to outright complacency.  When the VIX gets very ...
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Is The VIX Signaling Another Selling Climax? (VXX, VXZ, SPY)

The CBOE Volatility Index, or 'The Fear Index,' is reaching levels not seen since the height of the August selling panic.  That peaked around 47 in August and we just briefly ...
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Technical Alerts Flying in S&P and VIX (SPY, VXX, VXZ)

The S&P 500 and the SPDRs (NYSE: SPY) as the key tracking ETF may have just found trouble on the charts this Wednesday as the DJIA is down over 200 ...
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The VIX Becomes Worthless (VXX, VXZ)

The CBOE Volatility Index, or the VIX, has become almost a useless barometer in the current environment.  With the VIX's nickname being called "The Fear Index," this is probably no ...
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