The Vix Index or as it is formally known, Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index, measures implied volatility on the S&P 500.
What does VIX stand for?
VIX stands for Market Volatility Index
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The index's real name is the Chicago Board Options Exchange Market Volatility Index.
March was a record month for the popularity of products based on the Market Volatility Index, or VIX also known as the "fear gauge" which measures expected volatility in the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index.
The Chicago Board Options Exchange's OVX crude market volatility index reached historical highs, closing the week at 93.
tv, respectively, grill Foley on a number of relevant financial topics, including volatility and the slipping CBOE Market Volatility Index (VIX), General Motors (GM), the buyout of thinkorswim Group (SWIM), and options action on the S&P Depositary Receipts (SPY).
The CBOE Market Volatility Index (VIX) headed lower in Friday's trading, closing down nearly three points to end the week below 30 for the first time since September.
Highlights include looks at Target (TGT), Lowe's (LOW), and Wal-Mart Stores (WMT), as well a review of the CBOE Market Volatility Index (VIX).
com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090323/AQM046LOGO) Today's program recaps Wednesday's price action in the broader markets and the CBOE SPX Market Volatility Index (VIX).