iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN

NYSEARCA: VXX
$33.13
-$1.35 (-3.9%)
Closing price May 29, 2020
These 12 exchange-traded funds can help even the smallest of retail investors avoid losing their shirts, or even make a profit, during uncertainty in the next major sell-off or stock market crash.
Jon C. Ogg
These 10 exchange-traded funds can help even the smallest of retail investors avoid losing their shirts, or even make a profit, during uncertainty in the next major sell-off or stock market crash.
Jon C. Ogg
Investors don’t have to lose their assets during a stock market sell-off or even during a crash. Not only that, they can even profit from a stock market crash.
Jon C. Ogg
  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 stock market indexes,...
Jon C. Ogg
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 met with a...
Jon C. Ogg
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?
Jon C. Ogg
The long and short of the matter is that the more the VIX rises, the more selling pressure that is generally seen in the stock market.
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockIt 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 care in the world, easy money from...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: Jon OggThe 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 market that is overly bought...
Jon C. Ogg
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 above 1,500, investors...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: Jon OggJust 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 story identifying the...
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Source: ThinkstockByron 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 was his...
Jon C. Ogg
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 today at 13.97 to be very...
Jon C. Ogg
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 low,...
Jon C. Ogg
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 went back over the...
Jon C. Ogg