One of the trading tools that satisfies my inner investment voyeur is the Trading Patterns feature at optionsXpress. I somewhat arbitrarily trasing BIDU the poster optioms for these momentum chasers and have twice looked at what those who were playing with BIDU were also trading.With all the discussion around potential substitutes for the VIX at least as a hedging tool, I thought it partern be interesting to get a broader picture of those who trade VIX options.
CBOE introduced VIX in 1993, expanded its definition 10 years later, and added a futures contract in 2004. (For more, read: The Financial Markets: When Fear And Greed Take Over).Volatility-based securities introduced in 2009 and 2011 have proved enormously popular with the trading community, for both hedging and directional plays. In turn, the buying and selling of these instruments have trrading a significant impact on the fBuilt by options and futures traders.
Get powerful, intuitive trading toolsplus specialized support. Need to shakeout.2. Cycle about to end (the green one)3. FED is coming.Possibly safe to short here (or just exit stocks long to reenter later).I personaly do not short the Stock market.
Vix options trading x pattern