iShares Silver Trust (SLV) -3.1%
Silver prices are taking a hit as newly invigorated investors file out of safe haven precious metals. Silver has become a peculiar commodity to watch; although it is used extensively across a number of industries, it has recently become a darling with fearful investors.
With Tuesday's losses, SLV has retreated to its 50-day moving average.iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (VXX) -2.6% The market's rebound following Monday's staggering losses is helping to inject some much-needed confidence into investors. As a result, the fear-tracking VXX is taking a hit. VXX and other VIX-tracking exchange-traded products are sure to be interesting to watch in the days ahead. All prices as of 2:13 PM EST Written by Don Dion in Williamstown, Mass.