Good hedging opportunity as the global stock market rally stalls. The FED has a sobering outlook for the US and global economy as parts of the world reopen. The recent stock market rally, fuelled by FED and other central bank
stimulus and fiscal policy, along with investors not wanting to miss out has added $22 trillion to global markets. Now with the growing concern that markets have got ahead of themselves and that there are rising Covid hospitalisations since reopening economies (https://edition.cnn.com/2020/06/10/healt...
), using the VIX
as a tool to hedge against further downside seems logical. As you can see on the chart, currently the price is near support. I believe 2020 is going to be a volatile year, not just because of Covid-19. There is also deteriorating US-China
relations, Brexit as well as civil unrest in the US, which has sparked a global equality movement, which may only increase the likelihood of a potential second wave of the virus due to the lack of social distancing. The WHO has suggested a threat of a second wave in the US, from Latin America.(https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/...
). Long VIX