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The Trade: Smoother stock investing ahead

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Brendan McDermid | Reuters

Volatility is fading as the market rallies into the start of March. How can investors trade this smoother sailing using history as a guide?

The CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, is a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed by stock index option prices, according to the CBOE. The VIX is already down more than 30 percent since Feb. 11.


1-year CBOE Volatility Index

Source: FactSet

Using hedge fund analytics tool Kensho, CNBC Pro screened for which ETF securities will move if the VIX continues to fall and tests a one-year low.

Here is what we found.

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