VIX® Futures Term Structure Inverts in May

VIX Futures Term Structure May

Source: Cboe LiveVol

Worries about a trade war with China sent the equity markets into a downturn in early May and the VIX Index saw a jump of almost 7 points in two trading days. The VIX futures term structure inverted on May 7, reflecting concern over near-term market risks.



Michael Palmer
Video - The $VIX Index in low 20s at the $SPX is down 25 points today. Plus, a trader sells back month #volatility to buy front month calls & why traders are buying 1X2 $VIX put spreads.


EQ Derivatives
Cboe Will Be Exhibiting:
May 22, Global EQD in Las Vegas, NV


Cboe Will Be Attending:
May 16, Borsentag Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland
May 21, ETFs Global Markets Roundtable in New York, NY
June 18 – 20, Fixed Income Leaders Summit in Philadelphia, PA

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