VIX Option and Futures Expiration Dates

Upcoming expiration dates for monthly VIX options and futures—they expire at market open on the same days can be found here.  The settlement price is not the same as the VIX open price. The settlement price is listed under the VRO ticker and reflects the result of a process (HOSS) managed by the CBOE.  The settlement process involves actual trade prices, not the mid-price quotes …

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Thirteen Things You Should Know About Trading VIX options

If you want to trade options on fear I’ve listed some things below that you should know.  If you are interested in other volatility investments besides options see “10 Top Questions About Volatility“.  Regarding VIX options: Your brokerage account needs to be a margin account, and you need to sign up for options trading.   There are various levels of option trading available (e.g., the …

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