A "Roller Coaster" Ride For Volatility Traders

Futures and Vix Short-term Futures focused ETNs drive volatility

When the CBOE VIX index spiked from near 11.6 on August 10, to over 17 on August 11 and then back down to touch 11 on Tuesday, August 15, amounting to an amazing roller coaster even for the “fear gauge” known for its mean reversion tendencies. S3 Partners Ihor Dusaniwski, managing director of the financial analytics firm, notes the rather large short exposure in the VIX exchange traded notes (ETN) market that . . .

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