Latest Insights on VIX
Nervous Investors Move the Markets
February 24, 2017 Trading StrategiesThe CBOE Volatility Index is a simple measure of S&P 500 option buying. When it's high, it signals that investors are hedging their portfolios for a crash.
The Best, Most Conservative Measure for Volatility: VIX Fear Index
September 23, 2016 Trading StrategiesMany investors are looking for ways to avoid the dangers of a market crash similar to 2008. The best, and most conservative, way is to follow the VIX — aka the fear index.
VIX Rocketed Higher on the Brexit News – What Does This Mean for Us?
June 30, 2016 Wealth ProtectionBefore jumping into an investment, you want to be aware of the risks of a market crash … and this early crash warning indicator can help you do just that.
Protect Your Portfolio With a Broad-Market Put Option
April 8, 2016 Trading StrategiesInvestors believe the economy is strong and that earnings are rebounding. This assumption couldn’t be further from the truth. Protect yourself from what could be the worst quarter since the Great Recession.
The VIX Could Be Used an An Indicator for A Future Stock Dip
March 24, 2016 Trading StrategiesThe future is always unknown, but if you have the right tools you can remove a lot of fear from the market … and there is one crash-warning tool that should be at the top of your list.