Friday, January 30, 2009

VXX Is Trading; No Sign of VXY Yet

Of the two new VIX ETNs, I see that VXX is trading this morning, but I have not seen any activity in VXY, perhaps because it is not yet trading. [Edit: a commenter noted that the correct ticker for the 5 month VIX ETN is VXZ, not VXY]

VXX opened at 100.11 and is currently trading at 101.49.

Some brokers are picking up the VXX ticker today and some appear to not yet have it in their system. The graphic below is from optionsXpress. The NYSE and Yahoo Finance are among those web sites that already have VXX information available.

[source: optionsXpress]


Anonymous said...

i believe that the ticker is vxz instead of vxy for the second etn.

someone please correct if i'm wrong.


Bill Luby said...

Bingo! Thanks, anon.

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