|Bid||16.87 x 1000|
|Ask||16.88 x 1100|
|Day's Range||16.39 - 18.28|
|52 Week Range||8.52 - 87.00|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||1.90%|
Volatility exchange-traded products seemed like a much better idea when there was very little volatility. The Great Volatility Spike of Feb. 5 left investors gasping for air and a couple of funds dead when the Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, jumped more than 100% in a single day. ETFs that enable investors to bet on whether volatility is going to be higher or lower do so by buying futures contracts on the VIX.
ProShare Capital Management today announced that the investment objective of two of its ETFs will change effective as of close of business on February 27, 2018.
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 ...
Pointing fingers at some VIX based products as reason for current market stress in ingenious as it misses how widespread the volatility selling strategy was and it ignores the positive impact vol selling had on stocks on the way up.
Jim Cramer asks: Is every one of these vexing VIX derivatives going to have to go bust before this torture ends? Looks like it.
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest market moves. See here for why stocks took another leg down into the close: Trump could hit China with tariffs in intellectual property dispute next week - Politico
Feb.27 -- Bloomberg's Rachel Evans discusses ProShares Advisors' changes to its investment objectives that will slash leverage on volatility products. She speaks on "What'd You Miss?"
Keith Bliss of Cuttone and Company joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the latest moves in the markets.
Alan Valdes of Silverbear Capital joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange for more on the latest market moves.
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre and Alexis Christoforous break down allegations of the VIX 'fear index' using S&P 500 option quotes, which the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is now reportedly investigating. Also read: Regulator Looks Into Alleged Manipulation of VIX, Wall Street’s ‘Fear Index’ - WSJ Regulators Open Probe After Whistleblower Exposes ‘Rampant Manipulation Of VIX’ | Zero Hedge VIX Manipulation Costs Investors Billions, Whistle-Blower Says - Bloomberg Is VIX Manipulated or Hedged? - Bloomberg
Feb.08 -- Bloomberg's Rachel Evans discusses investor demand for short-volatility exchange-traded products with Scarlet Fu and Julia Chatterley on "Bloomberg Markets."