VIX Weeklys futures began trading on CFE in and provide market participants with additional opportunities to establish short-term VIX positions and to fine-tune the timing of their hedging and trading activities. Expressing a long or short sentiment may involve buying or selling VIX futures. Market analysts and traders can use term structure data to see how market expectations on volatility compare to their own expectations.
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Supporting documentation for any claims, comparisons, statistics or other technical data in these materials is available by contacting Cboe at www. An easy-to-read guide for understanding the VIX complex. This document provides investors with simple guidelines that translate VIX Index levels into potentially more meaningful predictions or measures of market sentiment. A research paper outlining the opportunities created by using market uncertainty.
This paper explains how the strategy of selling volatility has generated higher returns with smaller losses, compared with traditional equity portfolios. The inclusion of research not conducted or explicitly endorsed by Cboe should not be construed as an endorsement or indication of the value of any research. Account Settings Sign Out. Learn more Learn more Learn more Learn more. What is the VIX Index? How is the VIX Index calculated? How is the VIX Index used? Portfolio Hedging One of the biggest risks to an equity portfolio is a broad market decline.
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