Tag Archives: Volatility

It’s Time To Get Short Volatility

By Force Majeure: After a week in which the SPDR S&P 500 Trust ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) shed 1.4%, it might come off as contrarian to recommend betting against the VIX-the volatility or “Fear Index”-at a time when uncertainty is at the … Continue reading

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Ready or not – currency volatility is back

Seasoned forex traders have welcomed return of volatility as shown by rising trading volumes, but companies with hedging strategies are not so pleased Asia homepage

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Solid Organic Growth Strategy And Low Earnings Volatility Are Boon For Toronto Dominion Bank

By Kenny Yang: Toronto Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD), nicknamed TD, continued to demonstrate its remarkable earnings power in the latest quarter and its year-to-date results provide useful hints for predicting its future earnings power. All of TD’s businesses are generating stellar … Continue reading

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Think Strategically About Income During Market Volatility

By Adam Aloisi: Recent equity volatility should really come as no surprise to investors. Historically high valuations, a continuing stream of “bubblish” commentary and considerable disagreement over global macroeconomic conditions again seems to be coming to some sort of head. … Continue reading

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Mortgage REITs – Like The Yield But Not The Volatility, Here Is An Alternative

By Michael Terry: As many readers are aware, I am a firm believer in the often overlooked asset class of preferred stocks. I have managed portfolios of them institutionally and own them in “retail” portfolios as well – including my … Continue reading

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The Day Volatility Died

By Charlie Bilello: “And we sang dirges in the dark, the day volatility died.” – Hedge Funds, in unison “I actually find myself daydreaming about winning ‘Dancing With the Stars’ on some days in the office. It’s gotten to be … Continue reading

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Sears Holdings’ Valuation Part Three: Multiple Valuations And Short Interest Fuel Volatility

By Bishop Research and Analytics: Preface Nine years ago this month it all began. In March 2005, Sears Holdings (SHLD) was formed through the merger of Kmart Holdings and Sears, Roebuck and Co. after lengthy private negotiations throughout 2004 finally … Continue reading

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Getting Comfortable With Market Volatility

By Franklin Templeton Investments: by Mark Mobius Executive Chairman, Templeton Emerging Markets Group Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen significant volatility in the markets, which has spooked some investors, but is also something we have become accustomed to. Markets … Continue reading

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CBOE Holdings: Strong Growth, Large Moat, And A Call Option On Volatility

By Bishop Research and Analytics: Investment Thesis Summary CBOE Holdings (CBOE) operates the largest options exchange in the U.S. and the company’s core earnings are generated by transaction fees from options and futures on its proprietary index products. These index … Continue reading

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Drilling Down On Volatility Decay

ByDel Lindley: Seeking Alpha’s policy of full disclosure requires that I admit to not being a dentist, either in real life or acting as one on TV. Nevertheless four-fifths of me would recommend that you give yourself a good flossing … Continue reading

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