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VIX

Market 

Volatility

 Index. An 

Index

 designed to track 

Market

 volatility as an independent entity. The 

Market

 Volatility 

Index

 is calculated based on option 

Activity

 and is used as an 

Indicator

 of investor 

Sentiment

, with 

High

 values implying pessimism and 

Low

 values implying optimism.



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Dependent

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High

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Index

,

Indicator

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Low

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Market

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Market Volatility Index

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Option

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Sentiment

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Volatility


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10-K

,

52-week high

,

52-week low

,

Accreted value

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued market discount

,

Amortization of premium

,

Amortized value

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Affordability index

,

Asset-based finance

,

Asset-based lending

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

American option

,

American-style option

,

Asian option

,

At the money

,

Average option

,

Across the board

,

Activity

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Assessed value

,

Arms Index

,

Active market

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Auction market

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Accredited investor

,

Angel investor

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bond market

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

,

Base interest rate

,

Base period

,

Base-year analysis

,

Bear market

,

Board of Governors

,

Bulldog market

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Base rate

,

Breakup value

,

Back-end load

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Broad-base index

,

Base

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Bull market

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Capital market

,

CAT bond

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion option

,

Conversion value

,

Current market value

,

Code of procedure

,

Capitalization of income

,

Coincident indicator

,

Confidence indicator

,

Consumer confidence index

,

Consumer Price Index

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash market

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Contract market

,

Cash surrender value

,

Cash value

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Closed-end credit

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Closed-end fund

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Covered option

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Capitalization weighted index

,

Choice market

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Close market

,

Continuous market

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Dealer market

,

Debt market

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Dependent

,

Daily high

,

Daily low

,

Dead cat bounce

,

Deep market

,

Depth of market

,

Double auction market

,

Economic value

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Embedded option

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Ex-legal

,

External market

,

Either-or order

,

Economic indicator

,

Edge Act

,

Employer Cost Index

,

Employment Cost Index

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

EAFE Index

,

Emerging market

,

Equity option

,

Ex-all

,

Enhanced index fund

,

European-style option

,

Exchange-traded option

,

Expiration time

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Foreign currency option

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Free market

,

Free market price

,

Futures option

,

Front-end load

,

Fair market value

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Far option

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Free right of exchange

,

Fair value

,

Fourth market

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

Good Til Canceled

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Graveyard market

,

High-grade bond

,

High yield

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Hang Seng Index

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

High

,

High-flyer

,

High-tech stock

,

Holder in due course

,

High credit

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Housing Market Index

,

Head and shoulders

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Imputed value

,

Index bond

,

Index-linked bond

,

In escrow

,

Intrinsic value

,

Investment value

,

Independent broker

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Index

,

Indicator

,

Inefficient market

,

Inverted market

,

Internal market

,

Independent agent

,

Inside market

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Investor relations

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Index fund

,

Implied volatility

,

Index option

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Index arbitrage

,

Imbalance of orders

,

Imperfect market

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

Institutional investor

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Jensen index

,

Knock-out option

,

Last In First Out

,

Liquidation value

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Long Market Value

,

Lagging indicator

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Leading indicator

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal entity

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Lapsed option

,

Listed option

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Liquid market

,

Locked market

,

Low

,

Market basket

,

Market capitalization

,

Market conversion price

,

Maturity value

,

Make a market

,

Market if touched order

,

Market letter

,

Market maker

,

Market maker spread

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Market economy

,

Misery index

,

Monetary indicator

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Market cap

,

Market neutral

,

Market portfolio

,

Market timer

,

Market timing

,

Market analysis

,

Market

,

Market inefficiency

,

Market opening

,

Market return

,

Market-share weighted index

,

Market surveillance

,

Market-value weighted index

,

Market Volatility Index

,

Mixed market

,

Net book value

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

National Market System

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

NAPM index

,

Non-equity option

,

Normal market

,

Nikkei Index

,

Net Asset Value

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

Naked option

,

Near option

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Nasdaq Small Cap Market

,

Nominal value

,

Narrow market

,

Nasdaq Composite Index

,

National Market Advisory Board

,

Negative Volume Index

,

Negotiated market

,

New high

,

Nonaccredited investor

,

NYSE Composite Index

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Option account

,

Or better

,

Open market operation

,

Option

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Open-end fund

,

Open-end management company

,

Option income fund

,

Option chain

,

Option contract

,

Option holder

,

Option margin

,

Option pool

,

Option premium

,

Option price

,

Option pricing curve

,

Option series

,

Option spread

,

Option writer

,

Out of the money

,

Open-end lease

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Overbought/oversold indicator

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open market

,

Operationally efficient market

,

Option exchange

,

Outside market

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

P&L

,

Price index

,

Producer Price Index

,

Physical market

,

Primary market

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Private Market Value

,

Performance-based compensation

,

Pure index fund

,

Physical option

,

Put option

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Passive investor

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Perfect capital market

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Positive Volume Index

,

Price-weighted index

,

Qualified institutional investor

,

Replacement value

,

Reports and Records

,

Residual value

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Retail Price Index

,

Retail sales index

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Relative Strength Index

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Real-time

,

Retail investor

,

Salvage value

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Secondary market

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Sentiment

,

Straight value

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Standard of living

,

Spot market

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Surrender value

,

Stock index

,

Stock market

,

Stock option

,

Stock option plan

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secondary mortgage market

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Short market value

,

Single option

,

Spread option

,

Strike index

,

Special use property

,

Shareholder value

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Small investor

,

Sophisticated investor

,

Specialist market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Time deposit

,

Time draft

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Total return index

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

TED spread

,

Time note

,

Treasury index

,

Truth in Lending

,

Theoretical value

,

Time spread

,

Tenancy at will

,

Time-sharing

,

The Street

,

Time stop

,

Timing the market

,

Taxable wage base

,

Tax base

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Technical indicator

,

Trading Index

,

Take a bath

,

Thin market

,

Third market

,

Tight market

,

Transparent market

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Uncovered option

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Value stock

,

Value averaging

,

Value investing

,

Value Added Tax

,

Volatility

,

Written-down value

,

With interest

,

Williams Act

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

Weak market

,

When, as, and if issued

,

Wide market

,

Wilshire 5000 Equity Index

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yankee bond market

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Zero-base budgeting


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