ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETFFund
- Change -0.53 (-0.6%)
- Volume 0.49 M
12:56 PM EDT Jul 30, 2014
U.S. Markets are open
- Assets $224.4M
- Expense Ratio 0.95%
- Yield N/A
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Commodity Based ETF
ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund will seek daily investment results that correspond to the inverse (-100%) of the performance of the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Index.
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06-06-2014 02:22 PM by Max Chen
As the broader market reaches new highs, the CBOE Volatility Index, or "VIX," is dipping toward a seven-year low. While investors can utilize VIX-related exchange traded funds to hedge market swings, the so-called father of the VIX warns that traders need to understand how they w...
05-23-2014 02:26 PM by Tom Lydon
As the CBOE Volatility Index, the so-called fear index, slides below a one-year low, VIX exchange traded product traders could begin to see volatility tick higher in a complacent market. The VIX, an options-based measure of expectations for price swings in the S&P 500 inde...
05-21-2014 02:36 PM by Max Chen
As volatility wanes, investors have been betting against the CBOE Volatility Index with inverse exchange traded products. However, some are beginning to hedge against a complacent market, issuing a warning on potential short-term risks. Betting against spikes in market volatil...
01-11-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
ProShares, the largest issuer of inverse and leveraged exchange traded funds, said Friday it split five of its leveraged funds and reverse split 17 inverse and leveraged products. Maryland-based ProShares issued a statement after the close of U.S. markets Friday. The firm w...
10-17-2013 07:00 AM by Max Chen
The swift equity rally pulled the rug from under CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, traders as the U.S. government came to an agreement over the debt ceiling. However, inverse VIX exchange traded funds helped other investors capture the upside. The VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX...
09-25-2013 10:41 AM by Tom Lydon
With the Fed keeping its accommodative policy, exchange traded funds that short the CBOE Volatility Index, or "VIX," have surged alongside the rally in equities. However, another round of debt ceiling talks could throw markets into turmoil. The VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX...
02-18-2013 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
As the rally in equities gains momentum, exchange traded funds linked to the CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, are revealing greater complacency in the stock market, with the index on Friday hitting a new five-year low. The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (NYSEArca: ...
12-31-2012 05:49 AM by Tom Lydon
For much of 2012, the CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, has reflected greater complacency in the markets, fueling the rapid growth in inverse VIX related exchange traded funds. But the government's impasse over the so-called fiscal cliff is stirring up the pot and the funds took a h...
10-30-2012 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds continue to increase in number and popularity, growing to one of the most commonly traded securities on the stock exchange as both institutional and the average retail investor gain greater access to broad or specialized market exposure. Yet many individuals...
10-15-2012 02:51 PM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds focused on equities have had a decent run in 2012 despite uncertainty over the strength of the economic recovery, Europe's debt crisis and the U.S. fiscal cliff. Assets in ETFs have grown over the past 10 months of the year, with sector such as biotech, tech...
09-21-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded funds that track the movement of CBOE Volatility Index futures reflect the growing complacency within the equities market as investors feel more confident in dipping back into riskier assets. Over the past three months, the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futu...
10-19-2011 07:58 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded fund providers continue to introduce new products at a rapid pace. "ETF assets under management totaled $1,039 billion as of Friday's close, with $83 billion in new capital thus far in 2011. There have been 260 new funds launched in the year-to-date, bringing t...
10-05-2011 07:45 AM by Tom Lydon
ProShares has launched its first leveraged and inverse exchange traded funds that follow CBOE Volatility Index futures. ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEArca: UVXY) will try to reflect 200% of the daily performance of the S&P 500 VIX Short-term Futures Index...