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Currency-Hedged Strategy ETFs Rake In The Cash As Dollar Rallies

The strength of the U.S. dollar led investors to stash money into currency-hedged exchange-traded fund strategies in February, and that trend continues into March.

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Debate On Crude-Oil Price Direction Continues

Debate regarding whether or not crude-oil prices have bottomed continues in the market, but the one thing is certain, prices are volatile.

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Nervous Equity Investors Show Fear Through VIX®

Investors were popping champagne bottles at the end of 2014 as the S&P 500 chalked up another year of above average returns, amid fairly low levels of market volatility. But, equity market action in early 2015 suggests a whole new ball game is starting now. Equity market volatility has increased amid heightened uncertainty among investors on the outlook for stocks ahead.

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CBOE Reports Record Trading Volume, New FX Volatility Indexes

CBOE Holdings Inc. (CBOE) saw new all-time highs in total volume and average daily volume in 2014. Increases were seen in average daily volume across each product category.

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Potential ‘Storm Clouds’ Headed For Markets, But Volatility Could Rise In 2015

With China’s economy still looking soft and Europe’s economy shaky, there are some potential storm clouds ahead for the markets in 2015.

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