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Commodity-based ETF Options

 
GLD
GLD  
SPX 1989.06 2.05
VIX 11.76 0.24
SLV 19.70 -0.38
GLD 124.19 -1.43
GVZ 14.83 0.76
Delayed Quotes



CBOE Options on Commodity-based ETFs

Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) offers listed options on a number of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that are designed to gain commodity exposure, including the following:

CBOE Options on GLD - SPDR® Gold Shares
CBOE Options on UNG - United States Natural Gas Fund
CBOE Options on USO - United States Oil Fund
CBOE Options on SLV - iShares Silver Trust


Key Links

Options on ETFs - Delayed Quotes and Product Specifications
CBOE Gold Volatility Index - GVZ
CBOE Crude Oil Volatility Index - OVX
Price Charts


Introduction in 2007

In May 2007 the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) launched trading of listed options on eleven exchange-traded funds that often hold futures contracts to gain commodity exposure:

Press Release - May 8, 2007

Name of ETF
Options Ticker Symbol
Designated Primary Marketmaker (DPM) at CBOE
Cusip
PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund
DBA
Jane Street Specialists, LLC
73936B408
 
PowerShares DB Base Metals Fund
DBB
Susquehanna Investment Group
73936B705
 
Powershares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund
DBC
Susquehanna Investment Group
73935S105
 
PowerShares DB Energy Fund
DBE
Group One Trading, LP
73936B101
 
PowerShares DB Oil Fund
DBO
Group One Trading, LP
73936B507
 
PowerShares DB Precious Metals Fund
DBP
Jane Street Specialists, LLC
73936B200
 
PowerShares DB Silver Fund
DBS
Susquehanna Investment Group
73963B309
 
PowerShares DB Gold Fund
DGL
Susquehanna Investment Group
73936B606
 
iShares GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust
GSG
Group One Trading, LP
46428R107
 
United States Natural Gas Fund
UNG
Jane Street Specialists, LLC
912318102
 
United States Oil Fund
USO
Susquehanna Investment Group
91232N108
 


Volatility Indexes for Options on ETFs

CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index - GVZ
CBOE Crude Oil ETF Volatility Index - OVX
CBOE Silver ETF Volatility Index - VXSLV
CBOE Gold Miners ETF Volatility Index - VXGDX
CBOE Energy Sector ETF Volatility Index - VXXLE


ETF Volatility Indexes

Ticker Index Website

Delayed Quotes

Sym  Last Pt. Change
OVX CBOE Crude Oil ETF Volatility Index www.cboe.com/OILVIX
OVX 16.13 -0.60
GVZ CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index www.cboe.com/GVZ
GVZ 14.83 0.76
EVZ CBOE EuroCurrency ETF Volatility Index www.cboe.com/EVZ
EVZ 5.17 -0.07
VXEEM CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility Index www.cboe.com/VXEEM
VXEEM 15.68 0.08
VXSLV CBOE Silver ETF Volatility Index www.cboe.com/VXSLV
VXSLV 22.73 1.62
VXFXI CBOE China ETF Volatility Index www.cboe.com/VXFXI
VXFXI 19.25 0.54
VXGDX CBOE Gold Miners ETF Volatility Index www.cboe.com/VXGDX
VXGDX 28.37 0.18
VXEWZ CBOE Brazil ETF Volatility Index www.cboe.com/VXEWZ
VXEWZ 24.99 -0.16
VXXLE CBOE Energy Sector ETF Volatility Index www.cboe.com/VXXLE
VXXLE 15.11 0.01





Price Charts
Gold Spot Price

Crude Oil Spot Price




CBOE Volatility Index (VIX)