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What does VIX stand for?

VIX stands for Volatility Index (Chicago Board of Exchange)

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About CBOE Futures Exchange: CBOE Futures Exchange currently offers trading in: the CBOE Volatility Index (The VIX Index) futures (VX), Mini-VIX futures (VM), S&P 500 Variance futures (VA), CBOE NASDAQ-100 Volatility Index (VXN) futures (VN), CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index (GVZ) security futures (GV), CBOE Crude Oil ETF Volatility Index (OVX) security futures (OV), CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility Index (VXEEM) security futures (VXEM) and CBOE Brazil ETF Volatility Index (VXEWZ) security futures (VXEW).
The Dynamic Long VIX Futures Index tracks the performance of the combination of a hypothetical money market instrument and a dynamic strategy that is designed to provide efficient long exposure to the first five nearby futures contracts on the CBOE Volatility Index VIX.
In other signs of the panic that has gripped markets, the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, Wall Street's main barometer of investor fear, had its highest close in almost six years yesterday.
Examples are the German Derivatives Exchange (DTB), which introduced an implied volatility index (VDAX) in 1994, the French Futures Exchange (MATIF), which launched two implied volatility indices (VX1, VX6) in 1997, and most recently the NYSE Euronext, which introduced implied volatility indices on the Dutch AEX Index, the Belgian BEL 20 Index and the French CAC40 Index in September 2007.
About CBOE Futures Exchange CBOE Futures Exchange currently offers nine contracts: CBOE Volatility Index (The VIX Index) futures (VX), Mini-VIX futures (VM), S&P 500 Variance futures (VA), CBOE NASDAQ-100 Volatility Index (VXN) futures (VN), CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index (GVZ) security futures (GV), CBOE Crude Oil ETF Volatility Index (OVX) security futures (OV), CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility Index (VXEEM) security futures (VXEM), CBOE Brazil ETF Volatility Index (VXEWZ) security futures (VXEW) and Radar Logic 25-Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) RPX Composite Index futures (RPXCP).
40 percent Distribution policy: non-distributing Benchmark: MSCI Emerging Markets Minimum Volatility Index ETF name: iShares MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility Asset class: equity index ETF ISIN: DE000A1KB2C1 Total expense ratio: 0.