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

(Last Updated On: February 24, 2014)

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

 

http://www.etnplus.com/US/7/en/details.app?instrumentId=73025

 

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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