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S&P 500 VIX Feb '21 (VIG21)

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S&P 500 VIX Futures Market News and Commentary

U.S. Stock Indexes Settle Sharply Higher on a Strong U.S. Payroll Report

The S&P 500 Index ($SPX) on Friday closed up +1.95%, the Dow Jones Industrials Index ($DOWI) closed up +1.85%, and the Nasdaq 100 Index ($IUXX) closed up +1.64%.

U.S stock indexes on Friday shook off early losses and settled sharply higher. Stocks found support Friday on a stronger-than-expected U.S Feb payroll report. Stocks on Friday initially moved lower as weakness in technology stocks undercut the Nasdaq 100 ($IUXX) and the overall market. Also, a spike in T-note yields weighed on stocks early Friday after the 10-year T-note climbed to a new 1-year high.

Friday's U.S Feb payroll report was supportive for stocks. U.S. Feb nonfarm payrolls rose +379,000, stronger than expectations of +200,000 and the biggest increase in 4 months. Also, the Feb unemployment rate unexpectedly fell -0.1 to an 11-month low of 6.2%, showing a stronger labor market than expectations of unchanged at 6.3%.

Additional U.S. economic data on Friday was negative for sto... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
CBOE Volatilty Index VIX Futures
Contract Size
$1000 times Index
Tick Size
0.05 points ($50.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. (Sun) and 3:30p.m. - 3:15p.m. (Mon-Thur) (Settles 3:30p.m.) CST
Exchange
CFE
Point Value
$1,000
Margin/Maintenance
$11,770/10,700
First Notice Date
02/17/21
Expiration Date
02/17/21 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

S&P 500 VIX Feb '21
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Feb Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Mar 2, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
262,677 (-7,090)
114,202 (+16,548)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
40,307 (-767)
179,345 (-24,647)
Dealers / Intermediary - Long / Short
63,456 (+2,115)
24,687 (-523)
Asset / Manager - Long / Short
160,697 (-20,451)
61,061 (-20,820)
Leveraged Funds - Long / Short
23,952 (-5,691)
156,398 (-4,181)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
7,445 (-861)
3,967 (+394)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
20.8000 +9.66%
on 02/17/21
36.1500 -36.90%
on 01/27/21
-3.1650 (-12.18%)
since 01/15/21
3-Month
20.8000 +9.66%
on 02/17/21
36.1500 -36.90%
on 01/27/21
-2.5650 (-10.11%)
since 11/17/20

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3rd Resistance Point 25.4900
2nd Resistance Point 24.1500
1st Resistance Point 23.4800
Last Price 22.8100s
1st Support Level 21.4700
2nd Support Level 20.1300
3rd Support Level 19.4600

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52-Week High 36.1500
Fibonacci 61.8% 30.2863
Fibonacci 50% 28.4750
Fibonacci 38.2% 26.6637
Last Price 22.8100s
52-Week Low 20.8000

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