Ellen Chang

I'm a freelance journalist who writes about energy, business and personal finance.

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Traders Opt for Crowded Volatility Hedge

Traders Opt for Crowded Volatility Hedge

The amount of interest generated by traders in the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures is thought-provoking because of the types of investors who are drawn to them.

6 Out of 10 Americans Say Election Will Put Damper on Economy

6 Out of 10 Americans Say Election Will Put Damper on Economy

Americans are overwhelmingly concerned about the effects of the presidential election on the U.S. economy.

Top 5 Lowest 30-Year Mortgage Rates

Top 5 Lowest 30-Year Mortgage Rates

U.S. mortgage rates have continued to decline in the aftermath of the Brexit vote, low Treasury rates and stagnant economy, giving potential homeowners an opportunity to save money.

Yahoo Confirms 500 Million Users Affected by Largest-Ever Data Breach: Is Your Money Safe?

Yahoo Confirms 500 Million Users Affected by Largest-Ever Data Breach: Is Your Money Safe?

The breach at Yahoo (YHOO) in 2014 is likely the largest hacking incident to occur, as the company confirmed today that it affected 500 million users in 2014.

Gasoline Prices Remain Low for Short-Term As Crude Oil Is Range-Bound

Gasoline Prices Remain Low for Short-Term As Crude Oil Is Range-Bound

Gasoline prices will remain range-bound as crude oil prices have lingered in the $40 to $50 levels and demand has lessened following the summer driving season.