Today on Berman’s Call: Using Volatility ETFs to Hedge Portfolio Risk


Author Larry Berman

Posted: 2 Apr 2012 re-posted from etfcm

Last week there was a view question asking if it was a good time to use volatility ETFs to hedge portfolio risk. I noted that there was a very steep contango in the futures market (“the steepest in history”) I believe what I said, and that even if VIX moved higher, the forward market was already reflecting a spike in the futures contracts. I sited this as a major reason not to speculate at this point.

Watch Berman’s Call at 11:30 this morning on BNN; http://www.bnn.ca/Shows/Bermans-Call.aspx

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