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.FACEBOOK ACCOUNT and TWITTER. Don't worry as I don't post stupid cat videos or what I eat!