|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||124.25 - 128.42|
|52 Week Range||44.99 - 128.42|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||1.39%|
ProShares, a premier provider of ETFs, announced today that it expects that none of its 112 equity and fixed income ETFs will pay a 2017 capital gain distribution.
In this article, we would like to share insights we’ve gained through our collaboration at SMB, a proprietary trading firm in New York. Each of us has been involved in the training of professional traders for well over a decade. Unfortunately, aspiring traders find few structured outlets for professional development.
The growth of short VIX ETFs and ETNs relative to long VIX products is unprecedented - especially from such low levels of volatility and such high stock prices.
The governing council of the European Central Bank (or ECB) is scheduled to meet on September 7 in Frankfurt, Germany. The meeting will be followed by a press conference.
After the recent spike in volatility, traders have increased short bets on CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, with bearish-related exchange traded fund options, anticipating the markets will mellow out. The ...
In the last few months, the performance of the US economy has been impressive. The unemployment rate fell to 4.3% in August.
Selling volatility, primarily through VIX ETFs and ETNs has become so mainstream that the NY Times is reporting it. That level of media attention on a strategy has often been the kiss of death.
Since VIX spiked, long VIX products have seen very large outflows while short VIX products have had very large inflows. A contrarian's dream and exposing the market to more downside risk.
JC Parets, the author of AllStarCharts , stopped by PreMarket Prep Thursday to discuss, among other things, S&P futures and crude oil futures. Here are the highlights. S&P Futures "We broke out of ...
Russell Rhoads, CFA, is director of education for the CBOE Options Institute, which is part of CBOE Holdings, the parent company of ETF.com. He is the author of six market-related books and an adjunct instructor at Loyola University and the University of Illinois, Chicago.
Any conversation about VIX fund flows is NOT complete without analyzing the short interest - which is unique compared to any other sector or asset class i follow.
What's been unusual about this year's market ascent is not how much stocks have risen. A gain of 12% for the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) through seven months of the year, while impressive, is well within historical norms. Rather, it's been the consistency and uniformity of the rally that has caught everyone off guard. In the ETF world, an investor could almost throw a dart and come up with gains. Everything from mega-caps to large-caps to midcaps to small-caps is up.
This article is part of a regular series of thought leadership pieces from some of the more influential ETF strategists in the money management industry. Today's article is by Ben Lavine, chief investment officer of 3D Asset Management based in East Hartford, Connecticut. “Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.” —Ogden Nash, American Poet (1902-1971)
There is a scenario where a fast rise in VIX could cause some popular short VIX products to close their doors - causing an even greater spike in VIX and dragging the market down.
Short selling is as old as the stock market. “Shorting” is the process of borrowing a security, selling it immediately, and then buying it back at a later date―preferably at a lower price. If done correctly, shorting is way to profit from a decline in the price of a stock.
Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company joins Yahoo Finance's Justine Underhill from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest macro economic data from ADP payrolls and Q2 GDP, and how it may change (or not) the Federal Reserve's calculus.