The firm also manages the Global Technical Leaders portfolio on Covestor.
It’s a well-known but still stunning statistic: About 80-90% of people who frequently trade the market end up losing money. Not only does research conclude that frequent traders rarely turn a profit, but a Senate Governmental Affairs committee concluded that those who do end up …
There are short possibilities with short and medium-term VIX futures.
I plan to short VIX mid-term futures in the months ahead.
The spread between short-term and mid-term VIX futures is alluring.
Though the fiscal cliff drama is over, investors remain cautious.
I will be far more discerning about taking new long positions.
At the end of September, I resumed my short Barclay’s Bank iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures (VXX) - long Barclay’s Bank iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures (VXZ) strategy. Mid-term VIX futures (VXZ) were less elevated and provided a better hedge for VXX. I will hold …
QE 3 turned out to be “QE infinity,” giving the market a bit larger of a bump than I expected.