VIX quotes, options chains, and correct greeks for VIX options

You can get free delayed VIX option quotes at freerealtime.com or Yahoo Finance using the ^VIX symbol.  Go to here for options calenders giving the correct expiration dates (always last trading on a Tuesday, expiration on a Wednesday morning) Schwab uses $VIX as the ticker symbol, Fidelity uses VIX, Yahoo uses ^VIX. VIX Settlement values (the price used to evaluate loss/gain at expiration) use symbol VRO …

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2020 Option Expiration Calendars

The CBOE and the Options Clearing Corporation both publish nice options expiration calendars. Calendars from both sources show the VIX expiration date, which is when monthly VIX options and futures expire.   The last trading for these securities is the previous trading day or in some cases pre-market trading the day of expiration. 2020 The Options Clearing Corporation  2020 Expiration Calendar (does not include VIX weekly …

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Six Figure Investing—an Overview

The live action is over on the blog tab, but you might be interested in some of the most popular posts I’ve written over the last four years. Trading in an IRA and Avoiding “Free Riding”  Taming Inverse Volatility WIth a Simple Ratio Top 15 Questions about Trading in an IRA Top 10 Questions about Dividends Ex-Dividend and Pay Dates for Lots of ETFs Dividend Capture Strategies …

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