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Investors: See No Risk, Hear No Risk

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April 07, 2011 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: AAPL , GOOGL , VXX

This indicator is flashing red, but for investors, it's a case of see no risk, hear no risk.

Alex Dumortier

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#1) On April 08, 2011 at 1:02 PM, jdepolo (< 20) wrote:

I believe we're going into a high risk time for a big market down turn. I don't want to sell my well analyzed equities which I hold for the long term so I'm hedging my bets by buying VXX which flies up when the market perceives short term risk.

It won't make up for a lot of losses, but a little insurnce is a good thing...in my book. 

 

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#2) On April 08, 2011 at 2:41 PM, TMFAleph1 (96.60) wrote:

Make sure you understand the "roll risk" that VXX is subject to and other aspects of the ETN's structure. VXX is far from being a perfect tracker for the VIX index.

Alex Dumortier

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