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IBDvalueinvestin (98.35)

Easiest shorts in the market, all you need to do to profit



June 23, 2011 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: TVIX , VXX , VXZ

is to short them on a -200 pt day like today. These etf's even go down when the market is down modestly like -20 to -50 pt, for these ETF's to go up the market needs to go down triple digits or more.

Notice that even in the downtrend between April 29 to June 22 these etf's still managed to go down even though they are supposed to go up on such a trend. You can see why they go down big on up days in the market because the VIX stocks are bad both short term and longterm as a holding because of time decay.


"VIX etf's are bad for both short-term and longterm holdings. Thats why the hedge funds love these etf's for them these are ATM machines. All you have to do is short them and watch your portfolio grow" 







3 Comments – Post Your Own

#1) On June 23, 2011 at 11:54 AM, IBDvalueinvestin (98.35) wrote:

Sorry about the multiple posting, hopefully Motley Fool will delete the previous two postings.

My computer key must have gotten stuck and kept hitting the send button.

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#2) On June 23, 2011 at 1:43 PM, TSIF (99.98) wrote:

Just Click on the "Report" button under the recs and type a sentence in explaining it's a duplicate.

You could also report it as self-SPAMMING.

The moderators will delete the other two promptly.  Tell them TSIF said hello....I've got sticky fingers also!

Yes, these three are good down plays on a volitile market. Two or Three hard market downs might take some time for your call to work, but you have it for seven days anyway.

None of these three have a poison pill embedded in them like BXDD did when it dropped below $10.00 and the fund immediately closed on May 4th sticking me!!!

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#3) On July 27, 2011 at 3:49 PM, Euro247 (32.24) wrote:

So, I took your advice here based on the graphs and spikes I have seen on the TVIX and I have shorted it after a 200 pt down day...

A little scary considering that there is a high risk of continued volatility in the next week but what the heck...I may regret it badly tomorrow!

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