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A Practitioner's Guide to Reading VIX Free

S&P Global, 10 Pages

S&P Global explains how to interpret the VIX and changes in its level.

The VIX Index and Volatility-Based Global Indices Free

CFA Institute, 32 Pages

In this guide to investment and trading features, the authors explain how investors can use the VIX for hedging or speculative purposes. They also recommend that prospective investors carefully consider the pricing, roll cost, and volatility features of VIX-related instruments before investing.

Trading the VIX - VIX Futures and VIX Options Free

CBOE, 42 Pages

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) explains how you can trade the VIX through Futures and Options. It discusses Future specs and pricing, and explains the unique characteristics of Options. This presentation also contains three case studies.

Trading the VIX - VIX Futures and VIX Options (Extended) Free

CBOE, 54 Pages

Understand short-term relationships between the VIX and the S&P 500, and diversification benefits of VIX Futures, Options and ETNs. In this presentation, the Chicago Board Options Exchange discusses contract specs, settlement and spreads in more detail.

VIX Your Portfolio Free

BlackRock, 24 Pages

In this paper, BlackRock considers how investors can sell volatility to increase risk adjusted returns across an equity portfolio. It considers VIX futures, options and variance swaps.