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#014: 08/13/2015

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The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. We can go more in depth on the VIX formulation but for most investors simply being aware of where the VIX is day to day, week to week and month to month is a valuable exercise. ~more~

#013: 07/20/2015

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The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. We can go more in depth on the VIX formulation but for most investors simply being aware of where the VIX is day to day, week to week and month to month is a valuable exercise. ~more~

#012: 04/13/2015

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The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. We can go more in depth on the VIX formulation but for most investors simply being aware of where the VIX is day to day, week to week and month to month is a valuable exercise. ~more~

#011: 12/04/2014

Latest Update

The VIX is the symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index which is considered to be the best measure of implied volatility of the S&P 500. Many equate the VIX to a measure of fear of impending doom. The VIX tracks the expectation of the volatility of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days. We can go more in depth on the VIX formulation but for most investors simply being aware of where the VIX is day to day, week to week and month to month is a valuable exercise. ~more~


Latest Flash Alerts

#010: 08/12/2015

New Trade

The selling has presented us with a great opportunity to buy the September ... ~more~

#009: 03/06/2015

Lock In Gains On VIX Calls

We sell the CBOE Volatility Index ($VIX) March $14 Call that was trading at $2.15 when we recommended it. $VIX was at $13.98. the $VIX is now at 15.43 and the call is at $2.25 for a gain of $0.10 or 4.65%. ~more~

#008: 03/03/2015

New Trade

We are back in business with a new trade, we will ... ~more~

#007: 12/10/2014

New VIX Option Trade

We are back with a new trade... ~more~