· Today is expiration day for January VIX options and futures, which settled at 22.59.
· The market is risk-on today, as volatility falls with the inauguration of President Joe Biden.
· Despite lower volatility, VIX futures, the SKEW Index and the VVIX Index all remain elevated. The continued elevation could be caused by low interest rates leading to more volatility.
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