“Stupid Hot Money”: Both Sides Of The Best Stock Market Trade Of 2017

2018-01-01 15_34_09-Free stock photo of capacitors, chip, circuit boardHot tech stocks may have gotten the bulk of the attention in 2017, but today’s article observes that the best stock market trade last year didn’t even involve a specific stock. That trade? Shorting volatility, with the author noting that “two exchange-traded products betting against US stock volatility skyrocketed almost 200% in 2017 through Christmas, dwarfing returns for the absolute hottest mega-cap tech stocks.” But with a growing number of voices sounding the alarm over this strategy, is now the time to get in on the other side of the trade? CLICK HERE for more.