Volatility is the Stock Pick (VXX)

Volatility (NYSE:VXX)

The trade this week was not Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) hitting $500.  It's been the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (NYSE:VXX) and today the fund finished up 5.6%.

Volatility was the Winner for Stocks (Nov 1st)

Volatility (NYSE:VXX)

Today was another horrible day for stocks with the Dow Jones shedding almost 300 points and the S&P 500 losing 2.79%.  The big winner today was the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX) which increased 26%, adding $9.66 to close at $45.92 a share.

One Trade that's Working - Volatility via the VXX

Volatility (NYSE:VXX)

iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (NYSE:VXX) is the fund that has been working, more so than gold.  The VXX is up an incredible 109% in the last 30 days while the Dow Jones has plunged 13.6%.  Volatility, its what's for dinner.

Volatility is Fading as is the VXX

Volatility (NYSE:VXX)

The VIX fell for the seventh straight session in the second-biggest weekly decline in its history. The index is down 40% from its eight-month high reached March 16 at the height of anxiety over the Japan earthquake and Middle East turmoil.  The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (NYSE:VXX) is now 9% away from its 52-week low.

Volatility by China/Europe Fears (NYSE:VXX),(NYSE:VXZ)

Volatility (NYSE:VXX)

It may be time to sink some money into market volatility by purchasing iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (NYSE:VXX) or iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN (NYSE:VXZ).  The increasing fears in Europe and China have the making for a pretty rough 2011.

Today's Only Buy: Volatility (VXX, VXZ)

Volatility (NYSE:VXX)

For the last two days only the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (NYSE:VXX) and iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN (NYSE:VXZ) have proved to be worthy investments.  You can't buy the VIX, but you can buy the VXX and VXZ as they are instruments for short term trading and cashing in on the volatile market swings.

Go Long or Short into Earnings Season: How about Both (VXX)

Volatility (NYSE:VXX)

This week will be a big test for world equities, with investors playing the pitch on both long and short positions, why not bet on the madness of it all with the ultimate volatility trade -- the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term F (NYSE:VXX).

Profit from Fear: VXX

Volatility (NYSE:VXX)

What's driving the market these days?  Headlines, but most of all -- Fear.  The best article of the day can be found from StreetAuthority.com with its recap on why the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term F (NYSE:VXX) is the play for hedging your portfolio.

Once again the VXX heats up

Volatility (NYSE:VXX)

Panic is in the air, which is gold for the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (NYSE:VXX).  The VXX is up 7.3% as volatility returns to run the market.

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