|Bid||7.53 x 13700|
|Ask||7.54 x 1300|
|Day's Range||7.36 - 8.00|
|52 Week Range||4.66 - 34.45|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.00%|
A bout of violent stock gyration killed one volatility-linked exchange-traded note in early February, enough to scare away some investors who weren’t aware of volatility products’ flaws. In essence, investors appear to be throwing caution to the wind again, only going long volatility instead of shorting it, which is how some investors got burned during the Feb. 5 blow-up. Barclays’ iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX), a debt obligation tied to VIX derivatives, saw the biggest inflows in the last week.
After nearly two months of heightened volatility, extreme price dislocation, and dramatically-shifting equity investor expectations, Q1 earnings season begins this week. It is clear that there are multiple factors likely to impact both the tone and direction of equity prices over the near term — this, away from earnings. The last article I wrote for Yahoo Finance two weeks ago was titled “Stocks are vulnerable until Q1 earnings season gets underway.” The closing sentence of that article was: “The wildcard is President Trump.” Both weeks following the publication of that article were characterized by extreme vulnerability, weak price action and Trump playing the role of wildcard.
Tech stocks (XLK) sell off for the second-straight day as Amazon (AMZN) and Tesla (TSLA) lead markets lower. We break down all the market action. And Walmart (WMT) is becoming more popular with Democratic shoppers according to a new poll. Find out if it’s about “everyday low prices” or something more. Plus, don’t chuck that junk mail. We’ll tell you which direct marketer is sending $100 checks to lucky “residents.” Catch The Final Round at 3:55 ET p.m. with Yahoo Finance’s Myles Udland and editor-in-chief Andy Serwer.
Italy voted in its next leadership this past week and the results are not encouraging, with the Eurosceptic party Five Star Movement (M5S) emerging as the winner. Across the Atlantic, U.S. President Donald Trump is risking a trade war after signaling his intent to slap tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. As such, Italy and steel ETFs took the first two spots in the list and were followed by wheat ETFs, FAANG stocks and leveraged volatility ETFs. Check out our previous trends edition at Trending: Return of Volatility Signals More Turbulence Ahead.
The market is showing a healthy dose of fear regarding volatility and VIX and is still managing to rise. With VIX playing such an important role lately, this is an important development.
Just days after an unexpected surged in volatility sparked wild declines volatility exchange traded notes (ETNs), forcing the termination of one popular bearish volatility exchange traded note (ETN), the ...
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