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Active Trading Blog

The IPOX® Week, May 22, 2017

IPOX 100 U.S. back on top of weekly performance rankings, rises as most U.S. equities fall. IPOX-linked ETFs “FPX” and “FPXI” gain on the week, dodge the Brazil bullet. Review of week’s global deals: Amid buyer’s market for IPOs, IPOs show initial strength; Solid deal flow seen. IPOX 100 U.S. back on top of weekly.. Read more

The VIX Explained

By: Wayne Duggan Most traders are aware of the VIX and have at least some vague idea what it represents — market volatility. However, in order to trade VIX-based market volatility, traders must first understand how exactly the VIX tracks market volatility and what types of trading strategies can capture that movement. What is the.. Read more

The IPOX® Week, May 15, 2017

China-linked tech exposure propels IPOX International to another big week. IPOX 100 U.S. consolidates. “FPXI” ETF extends weekly winning streak to Seven. Review of week’s global deals: 1/3 of deal’s close week below final offer price. Upside focus on Nordic region. China-linked tech exposure propels IPOX International to another big week. IPOX 100 U.S. consolidates... Read more

Lightspeed Trader Adds Short Locate Functionality

A long-requested capability that users wanted in the Lightspeed Trader platform was the ability to find stocks to short easier and faster. Version 8.2.171 of Lightspeed Trader added a new functionality which allows customers to request shorts which are not found on the “Easy to Borrow” list. This new feature is an example of one.. Read more

The IPOX® Week, May 08, 2017

Strong earnings, corporate actions leave IPOX Indexes on top of weekly performance rankings. IPOX-linked ETF performance update. Mixed reception to week’s IPO’s, massive deal flow lined up across global regions. Strong earnings, corporate actions leave IPOX Indexes on top of weekly performance rankings. Driven by strong earnings of key holdings and corporate action activity, the.. Read more

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