S&P Protection, VIX Flow Picks Up On Budget Fears

Institutional investors are buying protection on the S&P 500 and exchange-traded funds, in addition to calls on the VIX, as concerns increase surrounding automatic spending cuts in the U.S. set to take effect next month.

  • 14 Feb 2013

Institutional investors are buying protection on the S&P 500 and exchange-traded funds, in addition to calls on the VIX, as concerns increase surrounding automatic spending cuts in the U.S. set to take effect next month.

According to traders and strategists, the flow in protection strategies has increased over ...

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