VIX Near-Term Futures Curve

This indicator provides a 3 day smoothed histogram expressing whether the near term VIX futures curve is in a state of contango or backwardation. The solid red/green bars express the spot vs front-month vs next month curve with the value being the cumulative point spread between them. The shaded overlay bars express the spread between the VIX spot index and front-month futures contract only.

This indicator is to be used on a 1 DAY interval or higher.

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