Cboe Volatility Index

Discussion in 'Trading' started by WAWTU31, Nov 18, 2005.

  1. WAWTU31


    Does anyone currently trade VIX?

    I was reading about this instrument on a few web sites and it seems that the CBOE via VIX allows one to trade Volility out right without having to Gamma hedge.

    Is this true?

    Why would a trader want to be long or short Volatility?