We've watched many significant developments in the world of VIX and VIX futures unfold over the past two months and have been discussing these events and their implications in our Members' Forum. Below I've jotted down a summary of points from our recent posts to provide a glimpse of these conversations.
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- VIX has shown a bit of reservation over the latest two week rally.
- Do not expect XIV to behave in the same way in 2014 as it did in 2013; Expect choppy trading and weaker bounces like what we are seeing now.
2/28/14 - Theme: Disappearance of the roll yield and a higher VIX base
- VIX/VXV bouncing above & below 0.92 threshold, indicating a high level of indecision
- Watch for development of more negative VXX Bias