Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update

Volatility as an asset class
 
VIX methodology for Amazon (VXAZN) at 35.53, below 50-day moving average of 41.83.
 
VIX methodology for Google (VXGOG) at 26.31; below 50-day moving average of 28.25.
 
VIX methodology for Apple (VXAPL) at 33.70; above its 50-day moving average of 29.64
 
VIX methodology for IBM (VXIBM) at 19.86; below its 50-day moving average of 22.03.
 
VIX methodology for Goldman Sachs (VXGS) at 33.77; below its 50-day moving average of 40.93