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Understand how to interpret this volatility index.
CIBC Investor’s Edge Apr. 23, 2024 4-minute read

Have you heard of the VIX®?

Why is the VIX important?

How is it calculated?

How can I use the VIX?

VIX Volatility Index historical chart

History of the VIX. Historical chart showing the daily level of the Cboe VIX Volatility Index from 2004 to 2024.

How is the VIX related to option pricing, especially the implied volatility component?

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