The VIX volatility index is a mathematical calculation, not a stock, so it cannot be invested in directly. Rather, traders can invest in the VIX through futures, options, or ETFs. Even the best VIX ETFs aren't a good idea for long-term investors ...
And how, exactly, is volatility measured? To start, we can look to the VIX Volatility Index, which serves as the preferred gauge of measuring volatility in the stock market. Created by the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the VIX isolates …
To help investors hedge volatility risks in their equity portfolio, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday said it will launch its futures contracts on India VIX, called 'NVIX', from February 26. The NVIX contracts will be available in the …
Mumbai: The selloff in stock markets on Monday has made traders wary of Dalal Street's near-term prospects. The Volatility Index (VIX), a gauge for traders' expectations of near-term risks in the market, based on Nifty options values, …
In its original form, the VIX was constructed by using a weighted average of the implied volatility of the at-the-money and near-the-money options on the S&P 100 index. Measuring Stock Market Volatility:Measuring the S&P 500 on the …
In recent days the VIX nudged higher, rising more than 10 per cent, as tech stocks fell. Becalmed stock markets have become a feature of the postcrisis world. Central bankers have lulled investors with record-low interest rates and flooded …
Trading stock market volatility is not for the faint of heart. And if you're a volatility trader, you've either personally experienced or are at least aware of the performance discrepancies between the CBOE S&P 500 Volatility Index …
To the chilling superlatives being recorded daily in the stock market, add this one: A widely followed measure of fear in the market is at its highest level since stocks crashed in October 1987. The S&P 100 volatility index , or VIX, tracked at …
WHAT HAPPENS NOW? DOES IT AFFECT MY 401(K)? If financial markets continue to make these large swings up and down, the VIX will remain elevated and it will be a sign that traders are uncertain on where the stock market is going …
Concern that stocks will plunge has never been higher in global options markets, and that may mean it's time to buy. Futures on the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index are pricing in a three-month gain of 31 percent and …