The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) opened up over 200 points in the first 30 minutes of trading. Reason? Optimism over China trade agreement with the US.
When it comes to volatility exchange-traded products, 2018 was tough. The most used note, known by its ticker VXX, saw record withdrawals despite a 75 percent rally through Friday. As equity turmoil deepened, the Cboe Volatility Index jumped 157 percent, heading for its biggest annual surge ever.
Look at the glide slope for the VXX!