Futures For You by Carley Garner
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How can I trade Vix futures?
On March 26, 2004, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) listed a futures contract with its volatility index (Vix), often referred to as the fear index, as the underlying asset. Although the Vix has been in existence for some time, it wasn't always tradable via futures contracts. As is the case with any new listed product, liquidity has been an issue for Vix speculators; however, volume and open interest are on the rise.
That said, don't make the mistake of attempting to trade the miniversion of the Vix. It is c...