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#014: 08/13/2015

Latest Update

The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. We can go more in depth on the VIX formulation but for most investors simply being aware of where the VIX is day to day, week to week and month to month is a valuable exercise. ~more~

#013: 07/20/2015

Latest Update

The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. We can go more in depth on the VIX formulation but for most investors simply being aware of where the VIX is day to day, week to week and month to month is a valuable exercise. ~more~

#012: 04/13/2015

Latest Update

The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. We can go more in depth on the VIX formulation but for most investors simply being aware of where the VIX is day to day, week to week and month to month is a valuable exercise. ~more~

#011: 12/04/2014

Latest Update

The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. We can go more in depth on the VIX formulation but for most investors simply being aware of where the VIX is day to day, week to week and month to month is a valuable exercise. ~more~

#010: 11/07/2014

Latest Thoughts & Ideas

The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. We can go more in depth on the VIX formulation but for most investors simply being aware of where the VIX is day to day, week to week and month to month is a valuable exercise. ~more~

#009: 10/28/2014

Latest Thoughts & Ideas

The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. ~more~

#008: 10/20/2014

Latest Thoughts & Ideas

The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. We can go more in depth on the VIX formulation but for most investors simply being aware of where the VIX is day to day, week to week and month to month is a valuable exercise. ~more~

#007: 10/03/2014

Latest Thoughts & Ideas

The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. ~more~

#006: 09/15/2014

Latest Thoughts & Ideas

The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. We can go more in depth on the VIX formulation but for most investors simply being aware of where the VIX is day to day, week to week and month to month is a valuable exercise. ~more~

#005: 08/13/2014

Latest Thoughts & Ideas

Since our last update the VIX traded to its upper modified Bollinger Bands and has backed off. Our last update we noted once the VIX hits this level it typically retreats. Price is now back below the 25 day moving average and the 5 day moving average. ~more~

#004: 08/06/2014

Current Update

The goal of our newsletter is very simple. Alert you to when we think the VIX is entering a period of low volatility, i.e. the perfect storm for owning stocks. The reverse of this is to alert you when the VIX is moving into a period of high volatility. ~more~

#003: 07/14/2014

Weekly Update

Last week the VIX traded to its upper modified Bollinger Bands on Thursday. However, quickly the VIX ... ~more~

#002: 07/09/2014

Weekly Update

Currently, the VIX is trading between the modified Bollinger Bands. However, quickly we are moving to the upper... ~more~

#001: 06/30/2014

Inaugural Issue

The goal of our newsletter is very simple. Alert you to when we think the VIX is entering a period of low volatility, i.e. the perfect storm for owning stocks. The reverse of this is to alert you when the VIX is moving into a period of high volatility. ~more~