VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN - Volatility M.I.A

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  • Barclay’s packaged volatility play provides traders punctual exposure to market volatility.
  • Leveraging volatility’s exposure has broad appeal linked to its negative correlation with capital markets.
  • Yet these products are not for the faint of heart – more get-in-get-out trades than long term holdings.
  • Not for everyone.

Economy And Pandemic Outbreak
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Brief Overview

Rarely do we see real bouts of market turmoil. No, I am not talking about a decline in the S&P 500 to levels not seen since last Thursday, but rather generational capital destruction - the likes of which we

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Disclosure: I am/we are long VXX. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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