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By prorsum, August 24, 2017

The Bear is supposedly coming soon. Is ProShares Short (NYSE-QQQ) a good way to protect your portfolio?

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It will go down if the market goes down, but the cost of protection is pretty high — and predictions of the market falling are rarely particularly accurate, if everyone’s expecting a drop it’s harder for the drop to happen. I’ve written some about hedging and protection in the past, and generally have found it too expensive for the value it provides — but every person has different needs when it comes to hedging and asset protection. The last time I looked at this in depth was way back in December, when I expected the VIX to be substantially higher… Read More ยป

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