Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update

Volatility as an asset class
 

CBOE Volatility Index-VIX down 7.70 to 40.30, above 50-day moving average of 20.90; S&P 500 recently up 2.28% into FOMC meeting results.

CBOE Volatility Index-VIX methodology for Amazon-VXAZN down 10.8% to 52.84, above 50-day average of 36.75.

CBOE Volatility Index-VIX methodology for Google-VXGOG down 10% to 40.59; above 50-day moving average of 29.37.
 
CBOE Volatility Index-VIX methodology for Apple-VXAPL down 14.9% to 43.05; above 50-day moving average of 28.49.

AAPL is the world largest company in the world, with a market cap of $341B, surpassing Exxon’s (XOM) market cap of $340B.

CBOE Volatility Index-VIX methodology for IBM-VXIBM down 7.7% to 35.47; above 50-day moving average of 21.40.
 
CBOE Volatility Index-VIX methodology for Goldman Sachs-VXGS down 13.5% to 61.23; above 50-day moving average of 32.34.