BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) -- The trend toward increasing volatility continues to be on the rise for stocks. Since the beginning of May, the VIX, which tracks the implied volatility of the S&P 500 index, has rocketed more than 71% as investors have run from risky stocks in favor of safe alternatives such as money market funds and gold -- a move known as a "flight to quality." But as market participants flee volatile investments, they run the risk of getting into positions that are less than ideal.With so many different options available for investors looking to limit their portfolio risk, it's no surprise that even unattractive trades are being made for the sake of being "safe." But that doesn't have to happen to you.
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