Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile
AULD LANG VIX
What happened to the “old” VIX?
Can I still use that index to measure
Absolutely. The old VIX (the CBOE’s
market volatility index) used a series of
options from the Standard & Poor’s
100 index as a gauge of market volatility.
Today, the symbol for the volatility
index on the S&P 100 is $VXO, but I
recommend adopting the “new” VIX
($VIX) as your primary market volatility