Three things you must know before trading the VIX

commodity-market-termsThe VIX futures contract is popular among speculators, but there is more to trading it than meets the eye

Click here to read our article on TraderPlanet featuring three important features of the VIX futures that differentiates it from other futures trading products.


This isn’t meant to be an exhaustive list of tricky VIX futures characteristics, and it certainly isn’t everything you will need to know about trading the VIX, but these tips might save you from some unnecessary heartache and financial suffering. If you are interested in a more in-depth conversation on this topic, Carley Garner, an experienced commodity broker at DeCarley Trading, devoted an entire chapter to the VIX in her newest futures trading book, Higher Probability Commodity Trading, which will be released on July 19th!

You can browse its contents here,



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