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S&P 500 VIX Oct '20 (VIV20)

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S&P 500 VIX Futures Market News and Commentary

U.S. Stock Indexes Settle Mixed on a Lack of Progress in Stimulus Talks and Rising Covid Infections

The S&P 500 Index ($SPX) on Friday closed up +0.34%, the Dow Jones Industrials Index ($DOWI) closed down -0.10%, and the Nasdaq 100 Index ($IUXX) closed up +0.25%.

U.S. stock indexes on Friday settled mixed. Stocks saw downward pressure Friday from the lack of progress in the pandemic stimulus talks and on rising global Covid infections. A -10% slump in Intel on Friday weighed on technology stocks, although the Nasdaq 100 recovered later in the day and posted modest gains. Stocks saw underlying support Friday from positive global manufacturing PMI reports.

A lack of progress in U.S. pandemic stimulus talks is bearish for stocks. White House economic advisor Kudlow said Friday that "the ball's not moving much right now" on talks for another round of pandemic stimulus as the main stumbling block for a deal continues to be funding for state and local governments.

The worsening global Covid pandemic is a bearish factor for stock prices. Italy on Friday reported a re... Read more

Contract Specifications

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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
Point Value
First Notice Date
11/21/20 (27 days)
Expiration Date
10/21/20 (expired)

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S&P 500 VIX Oct '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Oct Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Oct 20, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
179,122 (+3,434)
71,544 (+564)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
40,542 (+3,579)
147,834 (+8,932)
Dealers / Intermediary - Long / Short
35,153 (+282)
26,038 (+6,468)
Asset / Manager - Long / Short
110,850 (+4,447)
65,633 (-952)
Leveraged Funds - Long / Short
38,326 (+2,794)
99,008 (+4,898)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
8,840 (+556)
2,204 (+148)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
26.150 +11.17%
on 10/13/20
34.300 -15.25%
on 10/02/20
-2.155 (-6.90%)
since 09/21/20
26.150 +11.17%
on 10/13/20
40.900 -28.92%
on 09/04/20
-2.405 (-7.64%)
since 07/21/20

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 31.023
1st Resistance Point 30.047
Last Price 29.070s
1st Support Level 28.347
2nd Support Level 27.623

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52-Week High 40.900
Fibonacci 61.8% 32.477
Fibonacci 50% 29.875
Last Price 29.070s
Fibonacci 38.2% 27.273
52-Week Low 18.850

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