Monthly Archives: March 2014

Biggest Stock Market Drop in Month Awakens Haven Trades

Faced with signs of financial market stress, traders are rushing back to the options market. They’re piling into exchange-traded products tied to stock volatility, with more than 60 million shares of the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN changing ... Read More

Gold Becalmed Volatility Revives Haven Allure: Chart of the Day

“The drop in volatility coupled with rise in prices is making gold very attractive,” said Kevin Mahn, the Parsippany, New Jersey-based president of Hennion & Walsh Asset Management, which has more than $600 million under management. “People are recognizing that ... Read More