How Does TVIX Work?

VelocityShares’ TVIX Exchange Trade Note is a 2X leveraged fund that tracks short term volatility.  This post will discuss TVIX‘s inner workings, including how it trades, how its value is established, what it tracks, and how VelocityShares makes money on it. How does TVIX trade?  For the most part, TVIX trades like a stock. It can be bought, sold, or sold short anytime the market is …

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How Does UVXY Work?

Exchange Trade Fund UVXY is a 1.5X leveraged fund that tracks short-term volatility.  To have a good understanding of UVXY (full name:  Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF) you need to know how it trades, how its value is established, what it tracks, and how ProShares makes money running it. How does UVXY trade?  UVXY trades like a stock. It can be bought, sold, or sold …

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