VXAPL Index Rises to 41.11 This Morning

Apple Inc. plans to make an announcement at a special event today at noon Chicago time, and Apple provided an invitation to watch a live video stream of the special event online – onlinehttp://www.apple.com/apple-events/october-2012/


For options investors who want to gain a better idea of trends and intraday updates for the implied volatility of Apple, a real-time indicator is the CBOE Equity VIX® on Apple (ticker – “VXAPL”) www.cboe.com/VXAPL

Here are two charts on the VXAPL Index –

VXAPL – One Week


The webpage www.cboe.com/volatility provides a list of 22 implied volatility indexes, and most of the indexes were up more than one point this morning.  Here are select values of implied volatility indexes as of around  9::30 a.m. Chicago time –


100.93                   VVIX      CBOE VIX of VIX Index   www.cboe.com/VVIX

48.65                     VXAZN  CBOE Equity VIX® on Amazon     www.cboe.com/VXAZN

40.75                     VXAPL   CBOE Equity VIX® on Apple         www.cboe.com/VXAPL

36.06                     OVX       CBOE Crude Oil ETF Volatility Index          www.cboe.com/OILVIX

30.53                     VXGS     CBOE Equity VIX® on Goldman Sachs      www.cboe.com/VXGS

29.97                     VXSLV   CBOE Silver ETF Volatility Index  www.cboe.com/VXSLV

26.37                     VXEWZ CBOE Brazil ETF Volatility Index  www.cboe.com/VXEWZ

25.89                     VXGOG                CBOE Equity VIX® on Google       www.cboe.com/VXGOG

25.26                     VXEEM CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility Index        www.cboe.com/VXEEM

25.04                     VXFXI    CBOE China ETF Volatility Index www.cboe.com/VXFXI

22.46                     RVX        CBOE Russell 2000 Volatility Index            www.cboe.com/RVX

21.22                     VXN       CBOE NASDAQ Volatility Index   www.cboe.com/VXN

20.54                     VXIBM  CBOE Equity VIX® on IBM             www.cboe.com/VXIBM

19.61                     VXV       CBOE S&P 500 3-Month Volatility Index www.cboe.com/VXV

19.30                     VIX®      CBOE Volatility Index®   www.cboe.com/VIX

17.88                     VXD       CBOE DJIA Volatility Index            www.cboe.com/VXD

15.89                     GVZ       CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index   www.cboe.com/GVZ

9.09                        EVZ        CBOE EuroCurrency ETF Volatility Index www.cboe.com/EVZ

Please visit www.cboe.com/volatility for updates, info and spreadsheets.


Matthew Moran