CBOE Volatility Index (symbol: VIX) is a market index measuring the S&P 500 index options market’s volatility over the coming 30 days. The VIX is calculated and published by the CBOE. It is also known as the fear index or the fear gauge.
Fundamentally, the VIX Index is inversely correlated with US stock markets. The lower the VIX has been, the more stable market confidence is, and stocks have surged. The higher the VIX has been, the more volatile the stock markets have been, and they experienced price drops. Vix is used by stock and options traders to assess investors anxiety level.
CFD providers enable retail traders to trade CFDs on the CBOE Volatility Index VIX as an underlying asset.
Even if you don’t trade VIX CFDs, you should keep an eye on the VIX. investors’ nervousness increases the market fluctuations and results in extreme volatility. It is a strong indication for a coming market crash as nervous investors tend to sell their securities.
Trading CFDs on VIX is popular among seasoned CFD traders who like to monitor the market sentiment closely.
CFD brokers offer VIX CFD traders generous leverage of up to 1:10
VIX CFD BrokersMany CFD VIX providers offer VIX Volatility Index CFDs.
VXX CFD iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures (symbol: VXX) offer exposure to the S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures Index Total Return. The Index uses CBOE Volatility Index futures utilizing a long position in the first and second-month VIX Futures contracts.
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