|Bid||19.00 x 1000|
|Ask||24.00 x 2900|
|Day's Range||20.14 - 20.35|
|52 Week Range||16.64 - 23.35|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.42|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.89%|
Barclays Bank PLC (“Barclays”) provided further guidance today around the upcoming maturity of the iPath® S&P 500® VIX Short-Term Futures™ ETNs (VXX) and the iPath® S&P 500® VIX Mid-Term Futures™ ETNs (VXZ) (together, the “Maturing ETNs”). Barclays had previously announced the listing of the iPath® Series B S&P 500® VIX Short-Term Futures™ ETNs (VXXB) and the iPath® Series B S&P 500® VIX Mid-Term Futures™ ETNs (VXZB) (together, the “New ETNs”) on January 4, 2018.
In a year market by market volatility, it is not a surprise to find that some of the best performing ETFs of 2018 are not the typical stock market categories of yesteryear. Among the best performing non-leveraged ...
The yield on the 10-year Treasury has declined sharply Friday, but remember that is "sharply" in bond market terms. As weird it sounds to an old-head like myself, we are entering uncharted waters in terms of rates for this business cycle, and that has the markets roiled. At the risk of sounding like an addict, I just bought some more VIX ETNs.
What Could Drive Investors’ Attention Back to Gold? Gold was also caught in the June metals selloff. Copper and zinc suffered sharp falls amid concerns that the Trump administration’s tariff policies will likely dampen demand.
If we look at the historical performance of precious metals to markets, we see that gold has been closely tracking market volatility. The recent upheaval in the markets, led by Syria tensions, supported precious metals. Also, the earlier trade war fears with China lifted precious metals higher.
Among the four precious metals that we’ll be discussing in this series, only gold saw gains on Wednesday, April 4. Gold prices for April futures were up 0.23% and closed at $1,335.8 an ounce. Platinum was down 1.4% and was the biggest loser among the four precious metals.
All These Are Playing Gold: Are You? Trade war fears between the United States and China have moved the markets over the past few days, and the rout of the equity markets gave further support. Here, we are using the CBOE Volatility Index (or VIX) as a calculator for overall market unrest.
Another critical factor that has been affecting the price movement of precious metals is overall market volatility, which is depicted by the CBOE Volatility Index (or VIX). Also, the worries about the interest rate hike have been critical in adding to the volatility in the market.