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The VIX reflects expectations for volatility in the S&P 500, and it trades inversely to the benchmark roughly 80% of the time.
The mysterious volatility trader known as "50 Cent" appears to have made some new bets this week that the stock market will go nuts over the summer. The trades match a growing sentiment across Wall Street that the stock market could be in for a rocky ride over the next few months.
The VIX is spiking Thursday, after China may have hinted at a trade war.
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Virtu Financial, the high frequency trading firm, is riding the volatility wave sweeping Wall Street.
Cboe is the exchange group behind the VIX. On Monday night, two VIX-related products imploded.
ING strategist Viraj Patel argues that the lack of a major reaction in the FX markets is a good omen that the current global stock rout is merely a correction.
Traders can bet on VIX spikes in order to offset their losses from stock declines.
The Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, spiked 84% on Monday, the biggest single-day increase on record.