Google Finance Symbol for the CBOE’s VIX®

It’s not easy to find.  I tried and failed for several years to find it.   Finally “Rock Man” found it and commented on this post—the Google Finance ticker symbol is INDEXCBOE:VIX  Most of the CBOE’s other VIX related tickers are also available on Google Finance: VXV, VXO, VXD, VXAPL, VXEEM, VXEWZ, VXIBM, VXXLE, VXN, VIN, VIF—all prefixed by  “INDEXCBOE:”.  The volatility of volatility index …

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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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