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Investing, Financial, Trading and Crypto Terms - Dictionary (V)

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Investing/Finance/Trading/Crypto Dictionary
Value at risk (VaR): A measure of the potential loss on an investment or portfolio over a given time period and at a given confidence level. VaR is used to estimate the likelihood that a portfolio's loss will exceed a certain amount.
Variable cost: Costs that change based on the level of production or activity. For example, the cost of raw materials used in manufacturing is a variable cost as it varies with the number of units produced.
Vega: A measure of the sensitivity of the price of an option to changes in volatility. It is the rate of change of an option's price with respect to changes in volatility.
VIX: The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, also known as the "Fear Index," is a measure of the implied volatility of the S&P 500 index. It is used as a gauge for the level of fear or stress in the stock market.
Volatility: A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It represents the level of risk associated with the price changes of a security or market. High volatility means the price of a security can change dramatically over a short period of time in either direction.
Volume: The number of shares or contracts traded during a specified period of time. It is used as a measure of activity in a market or for a particular security.
VWAP: The volume-weighted average price, is a measure of the average price at which a security has traded during a given period, taking into account both the price and the volume of shares traded.