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VOLATILITY S&P 500 Index (^VIX) Seasonal Chart

VOLATILITY S&P 500 Index (^VIX) Seasonal Chart

The above chart represents the seasonality for the VOLATILITY S&P 500 Index (^VIX) for the past 20 years.   The values presented above are level figures, and as such should be viewed inversely to that of a regular seasonal chart.   In this case, the peaks are negative, representing greater Volatility, and the troughs are positive, representing market stabilization.

  • Date range: January 1, 1990 to December 31, 2009
  • Type: Index – US
  • Symbol: .VIX, ^VIX

How to Invest

iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures ETN (Public, NYSE:VXX)Info – The S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ Index TR is designed to provide access to equity market volatility through CBOE Volatility Index® (the "VIX Index") futures. Specifically, the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ Index TR offers exposure to a daily rolling long position in the first and second month VIX futures contracts and reflects the implied volatility of the S&P 500® Index at various points along the volatility forward curve. The index futures roll continuously throughout each month from the first month VIX futures contract into the second month VIX futures contract.  Expense Ratio: 0.89%

 

News Headlines for VOLATILITY S&P 500 Index (^VIX)

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