From Seekingalpha: ETF investors have long lamented the fact that there isn’t a vehicle for tracking the CBOE Volatility Index [VIX]. The fact that it has rocketed from 25 to 50 in 2008 only makes matters worse.
Every asset class, even bonds (ex treasuries), has been beaten to smithereens. Not the VIX- it has knocked itself a double off the outfield wall. Granted, the “fear index” is not an asset class per se. Nevertheless, its implications are astounding…. Full Article: Source