Traders Expo Day 2 Review from NYC contact with options trading for VIX secrets

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Traders Expo Day 2 Review from NYC contact with options trading for VIX secrets

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VXST is the new 9 day VIX short term index. Futures are trading on it as of 2/13/14. Weekly Options on

the VIX come in April 2014.


VQT is an ETN that employs a hedged VIX/volatility strategy


XIV being an ETN has counter-party risk , but is still a way to short volatility. SVXY is an ETF that can short volatility without the credit risk of an exchange traded note.


SVXY – ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF


Long VIX Professional Trade (When Vix is Low, but higher volatility is expected:


Example: all contracts are front month

Sell 1 VIX 14 Put / Buy the VIX 17-20 Call Spread


This assumes that the VIX has a near term floor near 14.

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