VXX : Analysis & Opinions

  1. The Worst Performing ETFs of 2013

    December 31, 2013
    Though this year was largely marked by an insatiable bull-run, not every ETF was able to prosper. There were a select few ...
  2. ETFs That Lost 50% In a Single Year

    August 27, 2013
    Since ETFs were introduced in 1993, the investing world has endured numerous recessions and a number of groundbreaking events ...
  3. 25 Wild ETF Charts From 1H 2013

    July 2, 2013
    Six months have passed in 2013 and the financial world has had plenty to buzz about. From a bull run in U.S. to worries over ...
  4. Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Nosedive, VXX Spikes and XLP Tumbles

    June 20, 2013
    U.S. equities took a steep nosedive today, marking their biggest one-day drop of the year. Investors’ anxiety of Fed ...
  5. Daily ETF Roundup: VXX Spikes On Fed Concerns, XLB Tumbles

    June 5, 2013
    Wall Street endured a steep sell-off today, as another round of disappointing economic reports and concerns over when the ...
  6. Best and Worst ETFs to Start the Year - ETF News And Commentary

    January 10, 2013
    The Financial sector was one of the worst performing sectors during the 2008 turmoil. However, the segment has been soaring ...
  7. 3 ETFs To Watch This Week: FXI, XLI, VXX

    December 31, 2012
    With no concrete solutions on the table regarding the much-feared fiscal cliff, it wasn’t terribly surprising to see equity ...
  8. Favorite ETF Positions For 5 Super Investors

    December 28, 2012
    The ETF boom has made it easier for regular retail investors to add various new asset classes, sectors and markets to their ...
  9. 5 Best (And 5 Worst) ETF Performers Over The Last Year

    November 28, 2012
    This past year has been marked by uncertainty (though nothing compared to recent years), prompting investors to return in ...
  10. Daily ETF Roundup: Bargain Shopping Euphoria Sparks Rally

    November 19, 2012
    Bargain shoppers finally stepped in after a long week of profit-taking pressures on Wall Street. Major equity indexes soared ...
  11. Daily ETF Roundup: All Eyes On The Election

    November 5, 2012
    Markets were relatively quiet on the day, as investors seem to be holding their breath for the U.S. presidential election ...
  12. Inside The Two ETFs Up More Than 140% YTD - ETF News And Commentary

    November 5, 2012
    Although stocks have been weak as of late, broad market investing has still been quite profitable from a year-to-date look. ...
  13. iPath to Reverse Split VXX

    October 1, 2012
    Most VIX-focused exchange-traded products have tumbled over the course of the last several months, as surprisingly strong ...
  14. 3 ETFs To Watch This Week: XLI, EU, VXX

    October 1, 2012
    Markets took a roller coaster ride last week, as news from the eurozone and China dominated the media pipelines.The Spanish ...
  15. More ETF Closures: ETRACS to Shutter VIX Lineup - ETF News And ...

    September 7, 2012
    Although investors have seen a few ETF launches in the past couple of days, mass closures have also been hitting the market ...
  16. 17 ETFs For Day Traders

    July 13, 2012
    Investors of all walks have embraced ETFs as the investment vehicle of choice when it comes to accessing virtually any asset ...
  17. Three iPath ETNs to Watch During the Barclays LIBOR Scandal - ...

    July 9, 2012
    For the most part, ETFs and ETNs are similar. Both offer investors basket exposure to a particular asset class and they can ...
  18. 3 Ways to Play Volatility with Options

    November 17, 2011
    With the VIX spiking above the important 30 level, traders can choose from three distinct strategies that sell (and buy) ...
  19. Selling Volatility Into Panicked Market

    August 14, 2011
    The past week’s epic market moves argue for tempting bets on calmer times ahead, writes MoneyShow.com senior editor ...
  20. 5 ETFs for Fear-Riddled Markets

    August 12, 2011
    With markets and investors in a frenzy, these 5 ETFs, which are specially designed to track the Volatility Index (VIX), have ...
  21. Should Retirees Avoid ETFs?

    July 20, 2011
    For many investors, exchange traded funds are a new investment tool…and it’s uncertain whether they make any ...
  22. The 6 Worst-Performing ETFs

    July 11, 2011
    These ETFs had losing portfolios, but leverage caused some of them to sink even lower.
  23. Trade Option Volatility with ETFs

    June 26, 2011
    New ETF products allow traders and investors to gain exposure to volatility-based indexes like the VIX with the same ease ...
  24. October’s Best And Worst ETFs

    November 1, 2010
    The performance of these funds was far off market averages.
  25. The 6 Worst-Performing ETFs

    October 20, 2010
    These ETFs had losing portfolios, but leverage caused them to sink even lower.
  26. Hedging Your Bets

    April 15, 2010
    It's easy to forget about portfolio insurance as the market continues to head higher. ETFs can help add that coverage back.
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