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Forecast for VIX (VIX) Index

Updated Jul 10, 2020
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By default, this page shows the forecast made for VIX index on the latest available forecasting date, and for a period of up to 28 days (4-weeks) under the sections titled weekly, fortnightly and monthly forecasts. To check for the forecasts for other index/ made on other forecasting dates/ made for other target dates, please use the above form after selecting appropriate values.

As of Friday, 10 July 2020, the VIX CBOE Volatility Index index closed at the value of 27.29. Based on the closing value and based on a few other key price and value forecasting parameters, following is the probability predictions for the given target levels for the forecast of VIX index. These probability values - in higher-range (70%-100%) , in medium-range (50%-70%) , or in lower-range (0%-50%) - indicate the chance that the VIX index value may reach the mentioned target level anytime between the prediction date and the target date period (sooner or later). Simply put, the higher the probability value, the better the chance that the mentioned target level will be achieved during the target period.

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Weekly Forecast for VIX Index (This Week)

Weekly forecasts range from one day to seven days. They are well-suited for intra-day traders who are actively - and repeatedly - buying and selling stocks, ETFs and derivative instruments. Due to the active and frequent trading activities they need to monitor the price movements at regular intervals and play in a narrow zone of price movements. Such active traders may look for very small price changes (like half a percent up or 1 percent down), and trade many number of times to make it big. For example, if one generates only a miniscule half-a-percent profit per day for each of the 250 trading days in a calendar year, then total annual profit comes to around (0.5% * 250 days = 125% annual returns), which is generating returns more than double of the trading capital.
However, such active traders need good experience in the markets and they need good discipline to book losses if the trade is not going their way. Apart from stocks and ETFs, such traders may trade in futures, options and other derivatives and any of the combinations.

Weekly forecast made on Friday, 10 July 2020 for target levels for VIX CBOE Volatility Index index by target date Friday, 17 July 2020 with expected probability values.
How to use this info? See a detailed live example in the FAQs section.
UP-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Good probability of 76.71% that price will go UP by +0.5% to the target level of 27.43from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 76.71% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Good probability of 73.97% that price will go UP by +1% to the target level of 27.56from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 73.97% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Moderate probability of 63.01% that price will go UP by +2% to the target level of 27.84from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 63.01% represents a moderately higher chance of profitability. Trading with strict stop-loss advised for those who actively track and act on the market developments.
Moderate probability of 61.64% that price will go UP by +3% to the target level of 28.11from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 61.64% represents a moderately higher chance of profitability. Trading with strict stop-loss advised for those who actively track and act on the market developments.
Average probability of 56.16% that price will go UP by +4% to the target level of 28.38from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 56.16% represents a game of 50-50 : it may hit, it may miss. Trade at your own risk!
Low probability of 49.32% that price will go UP by +5% to the target level of 28.65from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 49.32% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Low probability of 34.25% that price will go UP by +10% to the target level of 30.02from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 34.25% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other UP-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

DOWN-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Good probability of 72.6% that price will go DOWN by -0.5% to the target level of 27.15from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 72.6% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Good probability of 72.6% that price will go DOWN by -1% to the target level of 27.02from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 72.6% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Moderate probability of 67.12% that price will go DOWN by -2% to the target level of 26.74from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 67.12% represents a moderately higher chance of profitability. Trading with strict stop-loss advised for those who actively track and act on the market developments.
Average probability of 58.9% that price will go DOWN by -3% to the target level of 26.47from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 58.9% represents a game of 50-50 : it may hit, it may miss. Trade at your own risk!
Average probability of 50.68% that price will go DOWN by -4% to the target level of 26.20from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 50.68% represents a game of 50-50 : it may hit, it may miss. Trade at your own risk!
Low probability of 45.21% that price will go DOWN by -5% to the target level of 25.93from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 17-Jul-2020  A probability of 45.21% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other DOWN-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

Fortnightly Forecast for VIX Index (Next Week)

Fortnightly forecast periods range from eight days to 14 days and similar to the weekly forecasts they are more suited for the active day-traders. Such stock market participants make short-term bets on the various financial instruments available for trading, and they regularly book profits (or losses) in small amounts several times in an attempt to make it big.

Fortnightly forecast made on Friday, 10 July 2020 for target levels for VIX CBOE Volatility Index index by target date Friday, 24 July 2020 with expected probability values.
How to use this info? See a detailed live example in the FAQs section.
UP-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Very High probability of 87.1% that price will go UP by +0.5% to the target level of 27.43from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 87.1% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Very High probability of 87.1% that price will go UP by +1% to the target level of 27.56from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 87.1% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Very High probability of 87.1% that price will go UP by +2% to the target level of 27.84from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 87.1% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Very High probability of 83.87% that price will go UP by +3% to the target level of 28.11from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 83.87% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Very High probability of 82.26% that price will go UP by +4% to the target level of 28.38from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 82.26% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Very High probability of 80.65% that price will go UP by +5% to the target level of 28.65from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 80.65% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Average probability of 54.84% that price will go UP by +10% to the target level of 30.02from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 54.84% represents a game of 50-50 : it may hit, it may miss. Trade at your own risk!
Low probability of 38.71% that price will go UP by +15% to the target level of 31.38from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 38.71% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other UP-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

DOWN-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Very High probability of 83.87% that price will go DOWN by -0.5% to the target level of 27.15from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 83.87% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Good probability of 79.03% that price will go DOWN by -1% to the target level of 27.02from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 79.03% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Good probability of 70.97% that price will go DOWN by -2% to the target level of 26.74from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 70.97% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Moderate probability of 67.74% that price will go DOWN by -3% to the target level of 26.47from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 67.74% represents a moderately higher chance of profitability. Trading with strict stop-loss advised for those who actively track and act on the market developments.
Moderate probability of 64.52% that price will go DOWN by -4% to the target level of 26.20from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 64.52% represents a moderately higher chance of profitability. Trading with strict stop-loss advised for those who actively track and act on the market developments.
Average probability of 54.84% that price will go DOWN by -5% to the target level of 25.93from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 24-Jul-2020  A probability of 54.84% represents a game of 50-50 : it may hit, it may miss. Trade at your own risk!
Since other DOWN-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

Monthly Forecast for VIX Index (This Month)

Monthly forecasting inputs typically span a month - that is, their target levels are expected to be hit within a period from around 15 days to around 30 days of the prediction date. This horizon also qualifies for short-term trading, and such traders exhibit more patience to wait for entry and exit into a trade over a period of a month. Such traders allow their trades a sufficient time so that they can make a relatively better profitable move in higher amounts. They look for a little higher returns, which may be to the tune of 1 percent to 3 percent, such that their net annual returns may come to around (3% * 12 months = 36% annual returns) or similar.

Monthly forecast made on Friday, 10 July 2020 for target levels for VIX CBOE Volatility Index index by target date Friday, 31 July 2020 with expected probability values.
How to use this info? See a detailed live example in the FAQs section.
UP-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Extremely High probability of 90.41% that price will go UP by +0.5% to the target level of 27.43from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 90.41% represents an extremely high chance of positive outcome! If not take a chance at these high probability levels, then when?
Very High probability of 89.04% that price will go UP by +1% to the target level of 27.56from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 89.04% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Very High probability of 86.3% that price will go UP by +2% to the target level of 27.84from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 86.3% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Very High probability of 86.3% that price will go UP by +3% to the target level of 28.11from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 86.3% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Very High probability of 82.19% that price will go UP by +4% to the target level of 28.38from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 82.19% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Good probability of 75.34% that price will go UP by +5% to the target level of 28.65from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 75.34% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Moderate probability of 60.27% that price will go UP by +10% to the target level of 30.02from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 60.27% represents a moderately higher chance of profitability. Trading with strict stop-loss advised for those who actively track and act on the market developments.
Low probability of 46.58% that price will go UP by +15% to the target level of 31.38from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 46.58% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Low probability of 36.99% that price will go UP by +20% to the target level of 32.75from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 36.99% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other UP-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

DOWN-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Extremely High probability of 94.52% that price will go DOWN by -0.5% to the target level of 27.15from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 94.52% represents an extremely high chance of positive outcome! If not take a chance at these high probability levels, then when?
Extremely High probability of 93.15% that price will go DOWN by -1% to the target level of 27.02from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 93.15% represents an extremely high chance of positive outcome! If not take a chance at these high probability levels, then when?
Very High probability of 87.67% that price will go DOWN by -2% to the target level of 26.74from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 87.67% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Very High probability of 83.56% that price will go DOWN by -3% to the target level of 26.47from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 83.56% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Good probability of 76.71% that price will go DOWN by -4% to the target level of 26.20from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 76.71% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Moderate probability of 69.86% that price will go DOWN by -5% to the target level of 25.93from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 69.86% represents a moderately higher chance of profitability. Trading with strict stop-loss advised for those who actively track and act on the market developments.
Average probability of 52.05% that price will go DOWN by -10% to the target level of 24.56from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 52.05% represents a game of 50-50 : it may hit, it may miss. Trade at your own risk!
Low probability of 28.77% that price will go DOWN by -15% to the target level of 23.20from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 31-Jul-2020  A probability of 28.77% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other DOWN-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

Monthly Forecast for VIX Index (This Month)

Monthly forecasting inputs typically span a month - that is, their target levels are expected to be hit within a period from around 15 days to around 30 days of the prediction date. This horizon also qualifies for short-term trading, and such traders exhibit more patience to wait for entry and exit into a trade over a period of a month. Such traders allow their trades a sufficient time so that they can make a relatively better profitable move in higher amounts. They look for a little higher returns, which may be to the tune of 1 percent to 3 percent, such that their net annual returns may come to around (3% * 12 months = 36% annual returns) or similar.

Monthly forecast made on Friday, 10 July 2020 for target levels for VIX CBOE Volatility Index index by target date Friday, 07 August 2020 with expected probability values.
How to use this info? See a detailed live example in the FAQs section.
UP-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Extremely High probability of 95% that price will go UP by +0.5% to the target level of 27.43from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 95% represents an extremely high chance of positive outcome! If not take a chance at these high probability levels, then when?
Extremely High probability of 95% that price will go UP by +1% to the target level of 27.56from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 95% represents an extremely high chance of positive outcome! If not take a chance at these high probability levels, then when?
Extremely High probability of 93.55% that price will go UP by +2% to the target level of 27.84from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 93.55% represents an extremely high chance of positive outcome! If not take a chance at these high probability levels, then when?
Extremely High probability of 93.55% that price will go UP by +3% to the target level of 28.11from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 93.55% represents an extremely high chance of positive outcome! If not take a chance at these high probability levels, then when?
Extremely High probability of 91.94% that price will go UP by +4% to the target level of 28.38from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 91.94% represents an extremely high chance of positive outcome! If not take a chance at these high probability levels, then when?
Very High probability of 88.71% that price will go UP by +5% to the target level of 28.65from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 88.71% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Good probability of 72.58% that price will go UP by +10% to the target level of 30.02from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 72.58% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Moderate probability of 62.9% that price will go UP by +15% to the target level of 31.38from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 62.9% represents a moderately higher chance of profitability. Trading with strict stop-loss advised for those who actively track and act on the market developments.
Low probability of 46.77% that price will go UP by +20% to the target level of 32.75from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 46.77% represents a risky proposition. The trade may be a gamble at your own risk.
Since other UP-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

DOWN-SIDE Forecast Target Level Period Recommendation
Extremely High probability of 95% that price will go DOWN by -0.5% to the target level of 27.15from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 95% represents an extremely high chance of positive outcome! If not take a chance at these high probability levels, then when?
Extremely High probability of 93.55% that price will go DOWN by -1% to the target level of 27.02from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 93.55% represents an extremely high chance of positive outcome! If not take a chance at these high probability levels, then when?
Very High probability of 88.71% that price will go DOWN by -2% to the target level of 26.74from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 88.71% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Very High probability of 80.65% that price will go DOWN by -3% to the target level of 26.47from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 80.65% represents a very high chance of positive outcome! Trade can be made with high chance of profit.
Good probability of 75.81% that price will go DOWN by -4% to the target level of 26.20from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 75.81% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Good probability of 70.97% that price will go DOWN by -5% to the target level of 25.93from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 70.97% represents a high chance of positive outcome. One can trade though stop-loss is advised.
Average probability of 50% that price will go DOWN by -10% to the target level of 24.56from Mon, 13-Jul-20 to Fri, 07-Aug-2020  A probability of 50% represents a game of 50-50 : it may hit, it may miss. Trade at your own risk!
Since other DOWN-SIDE target levels have a probability (chance) of less-than 25%, they are not included.

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