Cliff Leverage: Volatility Bets Rising Again Wednesday

From Focus on Funds
December 26, 2012 - 9:03am

Here’s something you don’t see every day: Stock futures are higher Wednesday morning, and yet leveraged bets on market volatility are some of the top gainers in otherwise quiet premarket trading. I suspect you can blame the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. The ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY) is up by 3.5% and the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short Term [...]


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