Posts Tagged ‘VIX’

Altfest Advisory Newsletter – Summer 2017

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
Altfest Advisory Newsletter Altfest Advisory Newsletter - Summer 2017 Homeowners Insurance: Why You’re Likely Paying Too Much for Inadequate Coverage Andrew Altfest, CFP®, recently reviewed some clients' homeowners insurance policies. In each case, the policies contained unnecessary costs and inadequate coverage. In this article, Andrew shares some common insurance problems you can avoid. A sampling of things to review includes deductibles, contents, discounts, coverage amounts, replacement cost, and loss assessment coverage.   The Curious Case of Mysteriously Moving Markets The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX) is a popular measure for quantifying risk within the US equity market. It reflects investors’ appetite for risky assets. In this article, Sush Poddar discusses VIX and its role in how we at Altfest select certain investments.