VIX Index (CBOE Volatility)

VIX Index is the CBOE Volatility Index which measures imlied volatility of the S&P500 index options. The VIX is calculated by the CBOE (Chicago Board Options Exchange) and is often referred to as the fear index as it tries to measure the stock market’s anticipated volatility over the next 30 day period. The VIX Index has both put and call options available for weekly trading. The VIX Index strategy was designed in 2004 and has been traded profitability since then. The VIX Index was introduced in 1993. It’s trading symbol is VIX but many trading platforms use ^VIX or .VIX when searching and trading against the VIX Index.

VIX Index (CBOE Volatility)

Trade Alert and Strategy Discussion On The VIX Index Call Options Strategy – Dec 5 2014

VIX Index Call Strategy trade alert
As regular readers know I use the VIX Index Strategy to profit from periods of higher volatility. That means entering the VIX Index Strategy during ...
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What The VIX Index May Be Telling Investors – July 29 2014

VIX Index Strategy - July 29 2014
As regular readers know I use the VIX Index Strategy to profit from periods of higher volatility. That means entering the VIX Index Strategy during ...
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VIX Index (CBOE Volatility)

VIX Index Call Options Strategy – Jumping The Gun

VIX Index Jumping The Gun
The chart of the VIX Index is signaling a number of things. The most noticeable though is that the VIX Index is having a hard ...
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Investor Questions on Rescuing VIX Index Call Options Trade

Investor Question VIX Index Index strategy rescue
Recently an investor wrote me regarding his purchase of VIX Index calls that expire Feb 19 and which he has neither rolled or sold to ...
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Decision-Making For When to Roll The VIX Index Strategy

VIX Index Strategy - rolling options
I received a lot of emails over the past couple of days from investors wondering about rolling their VIX Index call options. Many investors did ...
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The VIX Index Strategy – 10 Common Errors To Avoid

VIX Index Ten Common Errors
One of the more intriguing strategies is the VIX Index Strategy. There are though 10 common errors that a lot of investors make when trying ...
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Understanding Volatility In The VIX Index Strategy

understanding volatility in the VIX Index strategy
To profit consistently from the VIX Index Strategy, it is important to time entry and exit properly. Yet no one can judge or predict with ...
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Volatility and Option Trading – VIX Index Strategy Returns

VIX Index Trade Alert Oct 22 2013
Volatility and option trading  go hand in hand with specific strategies targeted at volatility. But that does not always mean volatility has to be high ...
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