VIX ETF & ETN List

VIX ETF & ETN Lists

On this page you can find an overview of VIX ETFs (exchange traded funds) and ETNs (exchange traded notes). Click on the symbol links to see more details about trading exposure and links to official website, factsheet, prospectus, quotes, and charts for individual products. For convenience, the ETFs/ETNs are arranged in several lists here:

Most Liquid VIX ETFs and ETNs

The following VIX ETFs and ETNs have average daily volume at least in hundreds of thousands of shares; some of them in millions; VXX in tens of millions; updated in March 2013):

VXX = iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN

UVXY = ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

XIV = VelocityShares Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN

TVIX = VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN

VIXY = ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

SVXY = ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

VXZ = iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN

VIIX = VelocityShares VIX Short-Term ETN

VIX ETFs and ETNs with Available Options

These VIX ETFs and ETNs have options available on them. However, except for VXX and a few others to some extent, the options are very illiquid.

VXX = iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN

UVXY = ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

VIXY = ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

SVXY = ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

VXZ = iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN

VIIX = VelocityShares VIX Short-Term ETN

VIXM = ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF

VIX ETFs and ETNs by Exposure

ETFs/ETNs in each group are sorted by liquidity (average trading volume) from the most liquid to less liquid.

2x Long (Leveraged) – Short-Term VIX Futures

UVXY = ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

TVIX = VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN

2x Long (Leveraged) – Medium-Term VIX Futures

TVIZ = VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN

1x Long (Unleveraged) – Short-Term VIX Futures

VXX = iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN

VIXY = ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

VIIX = VelocityShares VIX Short-Term ETN

1x Long (Unleveraged) – Medium-Term VIX Futures

VXZ = iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN

VIXM = ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF

VIIZ = VelocityShares VIX Medium-Term ETN

1x Short – Inverse (Unleveraged) – Short-Term VIX Futures

XIV = VelocityShares Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN

SVXY = ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

XXV = iPath Inverse S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN

IVOP = iPath Inverse S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN II

1x Short – Inverse (Unleveraged) – Medium-Term VIX Futures

ZIV = VelocityShares Inverse VIX Medium-Term ETN

Relative Value (Spreads)

XVIX = ETRACS Daily Long-Short VIX ETN

VIX ETFs and ETNs by Provider

Products by individual providers are sorted alphabetically by ticker symbol.

iPath & Barclays

IVOP = iPath Inverse S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN II

VQT = Barclays ETN+ ETNs Linked to the S&P 500 Dynamic VEQTORTM Total Return Index

VXX = iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN

VXZ = iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN

XVZ = iPath S&P 500 Dynamic VIX ETN

XXV = iPath Inverse S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN

ProShares

SVXY = ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

UVXY = ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

VIXM = ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF

VIXY = ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

VelocityShares

TVIX = VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN

TVIZ = VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN

VIIX = VelocityShares VIX Short-Term ETN

VIIZ = VelocityShares VIX Medium-Term ETN

XIV = VelocityShares Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN

ZIV = VelocityShares Inverse VIX Medium-Term ETN

ETRACS

XVIX = ETRACS Daily Long-Short VIX ETN

Other Providers

CVOL = C-Tracks Citi Volatility Index TR ETN

PHDG = Powershares S&P 500 Downside Hedged

VIXH = First Trust CBOE S&P 500 VIX Tail Hedge Fund

All VIX ETFs and ETNs in Alphabetical Order

This list is sorted by ticker symbol. It also includes discontinued products.

AAVX = ETRACS Daily Short 1-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2012)

BBVX = ETRACS Daily Short 2-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2012)

CCVX = ETRACS Daily Short 3-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2012)

CVOL = C-Tracks Citi Volatility Index TR ETN

DDVX = ETRACS Daily Short 4-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2012)

EEVX = ETRACS Daily Short 5-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2012)

FFVX = ETRACS Daily Short 6-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2012)

IVO = iPath Inverse January 2021 S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2011)

IVOP = iPath Inverse S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN II

PHDG = Powershares S&P 500 Downside Hedged

SVXY = ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

TVIX = VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short-Term ETN

TVIZ = VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Medium-Term ETN

UVXY = ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

VIIX = VelocityShares VIX Short-Term ETN

VIIZ = VelocityShares VIX Medium-Term ETN

VIXH = First Trust CBOE S&P 500 VIX Tail Hedge Fund

VIXM = ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF

VIXY = ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

VQT = Barclays ETN+ ETNs Linked to the S&P 500 Dynamic VEQTORTM Total Return Index

VXAA = ETRACS 1-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2012)

VXBB = ETRACS 2-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2012)

VXCC = ETRACS 3-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2012)

VXDD = ETRACS 4-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2012)

VXEE = ETRACS 5-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2012)

VXFF = ETRACS 6-Month S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (closed on 12 September 2012)

VXX = iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN

VXZ = iPath S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN

VZZ = iPath Long Enhanced S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term Futures ETN (closed on 11 July 2011)

VZZB = iPath Long Enhanced S&P 500 VIX Mid-Term FuturesTM ETN II (closed on 15 October 2012)

XIV = VelocityShares Inverse VIX Short-Term ETN

XVIX = ETRACS Daily Long-Short VIX ETN

XVZ = iPath S&P 500 Dynamic VIX ETN

XXV = iPath Inverse S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN

ZIV = VelocityShares Inverse VIX Medium-Term ETN

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