VIX Index Strategy – Trades for 2020

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VIX Index Strategy – Trades for 2019 Summary

This is a summary of the VIX index Trades for 2019.  This summary was started Aug 12 2019. Trades prior to Aug 12 will be updated as time permits. Disclaimer: None of the trades presented are recommendations or financial advice but are for entertainment and education...

VIX Index Strategy (CBOE Volatility) – Trade Alert for Nov 22 2019

I want to add in a little bit of protection here but to do so means slowly scaling into the trade. The chance of the market selling lower into the December period is not high but by starting with a few positions now I may be able to benefit from dips and sell for...

VIX Index Strategy (CBOE Volatility) – Trade Alert for Sep 4 2019

One strategy that has continued to do well this year is the VIX Index Strategy. With higher volatility this year, it has been easier to trade the VIX Index for smaller gains on a consistent and regular basis. This afternoon I bought 5 call options for Oct 16 expiry at...

VIX Index Strategy (CBOE Volatility) – Trade Alert for Aug 28 2019

This morning I sold the remaining VIX index Sep 18 expiry $16 calls for $5.00. This afternoon I bought 5 VIX Index Oct 16 expiry at the $16 call strike for $4.40. This is a high risk trade and not suggested or recommended for anyone. For those members unaware of this...

VIX Index Strategy (CBOE Volatility) – Trade Alert for Aug 14 2019

I am holding only 2 VIX Index calls for Sep 18 at the $16 call strike. My cost basis is $3.60. I decided mid-morning to add in a few more VIX index calls. This could be a mistake as the market has already sold off steeply, but if there is more downside, than these...

The VIX Index (CBOE Volatility) Trade Alert for Jul 3 2019

One trade that has also done well over the past decade and a half is the VIX Index Strategy.  For those members unaware of this strategy this article outlines the strategy. Scaling Into VIX Calls Yesterday I bought 5 calls for August 21 expiry at the $16 call strike...

The VIX Index (CBOE Volatility) Trade Alert for Mar 27 2019

As outlined in my Investing Strategy Notes before markets opened this morning, I bought further calls but out to May 22 expiry. Scaling Into VIX Calls Bought 5 call contracts for May 22 expiry at the $16 call strike for an average of $2.162 I sold 2 of these late...

The VIX Index (CBOE Volatility) Trade Alert for Feb 5 2019

As the S&P continues to climb, I placed a few more trades this morning into buying the VIX Index again today. These trades could easily end with losses should the S&P not fall back before April. For investors who are unable to sustain losses, this is not the...

The VIX Index (CBOE Volatility) Trade Alert for Feb 4 2019

As the S&P continues to climb, I placed a few more trades this morning into buying the VIX Index. These trades could easily end with losses should the S&P not fall back before April. For investors who are unable to sustain losses, this is not the type of trade...

The VIX Index (CBOE Volatility) Trade Alert for Jan 29 2019

I discussed the VIX Index a number of times over the past few days in the Market Breadth Indicator outlook. Today I entered a small trade to start scaling into some further positions. VIX Index Strategy Call Strategy For those members unaware of this strategy this...