NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market has been a bumpier place for the last couple of months, but you would not know it to look at the activity in trading VIX options. Even though the CBOE Volatility Index (.VIX), the market's …
Darell Huff wrote in his 1954 book 'How to Lie with Statistics', "If you torture the data long enough, it will confess to anything". I am about to do just that with the Volatility Index. The VIX indicator is one of the tools used to gauge fear.
Russell Rhoads blogs Thursday at CBOE Options Hub that traders are still abuzz over a position taken earlier this week. The \”1 by 8 Call Backspread\” cost $50,000 to put on but won\’t pay off unless the VIX shoots above 28.43 by Sept. 17.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market has been a bumpier place for the last couple of months, but you would not know it to look at the activity in trading VIX options. Even though the CBOE Volatility Index <.VIX>, the market's …