Stuart Barton I October 20, 2016
The VIX Index has demonstrated a strong negative Beta to major US indexes.
This strong negative Beta is observable for some but not all US stocks.
Some stocks may be better candidates than others for a VIX based hedge.
Dr Stuart Barton wrote this article while Chief Investment Officer at REX Shares, LLC and they retain the copyright. The article was published on Seeking Alpha and is available here.
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