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Indexes are unmanaged, do not incur management fees, costs and expenses, and cannot
be invested in directly.
S&P 500: a market capitalization-weighted index of 500 of the most widely-held U.S.
companies in the industrial, transportation, utility, and financial sectors.
The Cboe Volatility Index, known by its symbol VIX, is a popular measure of the stock market's expectation of volatility implied by S&P 500 index options, calculated and published by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe).