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Daily Commentary - Posted by on Feb 11, 2015, 5:12 PM GMT +1

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The VIX® - A Rear-View Mirror Or Crystal Ball

The VIX® – A Rear-View Mirror Or Crystal Ball

Feb Wednesday 11

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Featured - Posted by on Jan 27, 2015, 11:14 AM GMT +1

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Volatility Risk Premium Strategy - And The (Preliminary) Outperformer Is ...

Volatility Risk Premium Strategy – And The (Preliminary) Outperformer Is …

Jan Tuesday 27

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Featured - Posted by on Jan 18, 2015, 9:42 PM GMT +1

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Timing (And Trading) Implied Volatility

Timing (And Trading) Implied Volatility

Jan Sunday 18

The majority of readers will already be familiar with the fact that the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) is not a tradable asset (it is just a number), and trading the VIX® in fact means trading its derivatives (futures) or even derivatives of deriv

Daily Commentary - Posted by on Dec 19, 2014, 7:21 PM GMT +1

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Trading (Mid-Term) Volatility - Periods Of Low Historical Volatility

Trading (Mid-Term) Volatility – Periods Of Low Historical Volatility

Dec Friday 19

A couple of weeks ago I started a series of postings, all dealing with trading volatility ETNs / ETFs like XIV® (VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN) and VXX (iPath® S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ ETN) and respective trading stra

Daily Commentary - Posted by on Nov 23, 2014, 7:10 PM GMT +1

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Trading The S&P 500 Index (via Implied vs. Historical Volatility)

Trading The S&P 500 Index (via Implied vs. Historical Volatility)

Nov Sunday 23

A couple of weeks ago I started a series of postings, all dealing with trading volatility ETNs / ETFs like XIV® (VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN) and VXX® (iPath® S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ ETN) and respective trading st

Daily Commentary - Posted by on Nov 15, 2014, 7:35 PM GMT +1

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DDN’s Volatility Risk Premium Strategy Revisited (3)

DDN’s Volatility Risk Premium Strategy Revisited (3)

Nov Saturday 15

A couple of weeks ago I started a series of postings, all dealing with trading volatility ETNs / ETFs like XIV® (VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN) and VXX (iPath® S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ ETN) and respective trading stra

Daily Commentary - Posted by on Nov 11, 2014, 7:07 PM GMT +1

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DDN’s Volatility Risk Premium Strategy Revisited (2)

DDN’s Volatility Risk Premium Strategy Revisited (2)

Nov Tuesday 11

A couple of days/weeks ago I started a series of postings ( Volatility Risk Premium – Trading Volatility (Part I) ), all dealing with trading volatility ETNs / ETFs like XIV® (VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN) and VXX (iPath® S&