By | April 28, 2022

One of our (Shannon and Casey) favorite indicators, VIX is the ticker symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s Volatility Index. Consistent with its name, the VIX is a measure of volatility, or how fast prices change. Sometimes called the fear gauge, the VIX “is a calculation designed to produce a measure of constant, 30-day expected volatility of the U.S. stock market, derived from real-time, mid-quote prices of S&P 500®Index call and put options.” The VIX mean is 20; important trading levels are 1-4 standard deviation levels from the mean, or 28, 36, 44 and 52.

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