Once a market indicator used primarily by institutional investors and options traders, the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index or VIX has become a widely referenced and discussed measure of stock market sentiment. It currently …
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 ...
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 …
New York: Investors snapping up insurance against stock losses after $1 trillion was erased from US equity values have pushed the cost of options to a record increase for the start of a year. The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) …
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 …
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.
Just look at the Fear Index. With all those stomach-churning free falls and sharp reversals in the stock market recently, traders are keeping a nervous eye on an obscure index known as the VIX. The VIX (officially the Chicago Board …
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 …
10/12 US Closing Prices: #DOW 22841.01 -0.14% #SPX 2550.93 -0.17% #NDX 6069.98 -0.1.. 10/12 You know the VIX is low when a 45 point move in the Dow has people asking you.. 10/12 $ES_F $SPX $VIX Next Tuesday is the only weak …
** CBOE Volatility Index dips to the lowest in over a decade as S&P 500 hovers less than 1 pct from record high ** VIX fell 0.92 pts to 9.90, the lowest level since Feb 14, 2007 ** SPX 1-month historical volatility at 7.1, lower than about 80 pct …