Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update

Equity, options markets to stay closed today, Tuesday October 30, 2012

Volatility as an asset class;

CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) methodology to options on six highly-active, sector-specific exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

CBOE VIX methodology for iShares MSCI Emerging Mkts Index (VXEEM) closed at 24.12.

CBOE VIX methodology iShares Trust FTSE China 25 Index Fund (VXFXI) closed at 24.29.

CBOE VIX methodology for iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (VXEWZ) closed at 25.10.

CBOE VIX methodology for Market Vectors Gold Miners Fund (VXGDX) closed at 33.99.

CBOE VIX methodology for iShares Silver Trust (VXSLV) closed at 27.54.

CBOE VIX methodology for Energy Select Sector SPDR (VXXLE) closed at 23.

Economic reports still expected to be released on November 2; October Nonfarm Payrolls, Average Hourly Earnings and Unemployment Rate reports on Friday November 2.

Asian stocks up slightly, European stocks up 0.5%. US stock futures off slightly. 

More info on tomorrow when we get it.