The VIX, or Volatility Index, is well known among investors but is often misunderstood. The VIX is the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE’s) Market Volatility Index, which measures the market’s expectation of 30-day volatility, or “implied volatility,” for the S&P 500 Index. The VIX is often referred to as the “fear index” because it measures [...]
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What’s all the hype about short volatility? Short‐volatility strategies seek to enhance portfolios’ risk-adjusted return potential. Consider that: Short volatility, as measured by the SPVXSPIT Index, has delivered four times the average returns of the S&P 500 Index over the last ten years ending December 2017. Inverse volatility strategies are capable of generating positive returns [...]
Measured Risk Portfolios Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Measured Risk Strategy Fund, and Actively Managed, Tactical Short-Volatility Fund Designed to Be Bought and Held SAN DIEGO (Feb. 22, 2018) – San Diego-based RIA firm, Measured Risk Portfolios, Inc., is pleased to announce the one-year anniversary of its Measured Risk Strategy Fund (MRPAX/MRPIX). The Fund is [...]