Cboe Global Markets (Cboe) VIX of VIX (VVIX) Definition
VVIX is a volatility index that measures the expected volatility of the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX). VVIX is calculated by taking the square root of the sum of the squares of the VIX call and put options' implied volatilities.
Can you buy VVIX?
The VVIX is the CBOE Volatility Index, which is a measure of the implied volatility of S&P 500 index options. As such, it is not possible to buy the VVIX itself, but only products that track it.
There are a number of exchange-traded products that track the VVIX, including the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX), the ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (VIXY), and the VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN (TVIX). These products are all traded on major US exchanges and can be bought and sold in the same way as any other stock or ETF. How much do I need to trade VIX 75? VIX 75 is a very volatile contract, so you need to be very careful when trading it. You should only trade with a small amount of money, and always use stop-loss orders to protect yourself from large losses.
How long can you hold VIX? VIX is a short-term volatility index, which means that it is designed to measure the volatility of the stock market over a short period of time. As such, it is not designed to be held for a long period of time. investors who are looking to hedge their portfolios against market volatility over the long term may want to consider investing in other instruments, such as options or futures.
How do you read a VIX? There are two ways to read a VIX – either as a number or as a percent.
As a number, the VIX reading tells you the expected volatility of the S&P 500 index over the next 30 days. A VIX reading of 15 means that the market is expecting the S&P 500 to move up or down by an average of 15% over the next 30 days.
As a percent, the VIX tells you what percentage of the S&P 500's trading range over the past 30 days is expected to be covered by the index over the next 30 days. So, a VIX reading of 15% means that the market is expecting the S&P 500 to move up or down by an average of 15% of its recent trading range over the next 30 days.
Generally speaking, a higher VIX reading indicates that the market is expecting more volatility in the near future, while a lower VIX reading indicates that the market is expecting less volatility.
Can you trade VIX on weekends?
The VIX is a volatility index that measures the amount of volatility in the stock market. It is a popular index to trade because it is a good indicator of market sentiment. The VIX is calculated by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), and it is a real-time index. The VIX is a 30-day moving average of the CBOE Volatility Index (CVIX).
The VIX is not tradable on weekends, but there are some ETFs and ETNs that track the VIX and are tradable on weekends. The two most popular ETFs are the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX) and the ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY).