In past articles I’ve discussed the various behaviors of the VSTOXX®/VIX spread. This article follows my last article “Utilizing a European volatility index for Pan-European volatility” examining VSTOXX® behavior in recent volatility events relative to various European equity indexes.
The Brexit election and the U.S. election are now behind us. Several European elections are on the horizon in 2017. And there doesn’t seem to be a shortage of ideas being discussed for potential future macro volatility events. This article examines the behavior of the VSTOXX®/VIX spread during recent volatility events. Could the understanding of the spread’s behavior during past volatility events offer some insight for future events?
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Mark Shore is also an Adjunct Professor at DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, where he teaches the only known accredited managed futures course in the country. He is also a Board Member of the Arditti Center for Risk Management at DePaul University.
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