NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks may have recovered only about half the ground lost in the recent selloff, but traders in the derivatives market are fast dialing down their fears of more ructions. The CBOE Volatility Index <.VIX>, the most …
Stock markets around the world have taken a dive over the past ... Given the markets' volatility as measured by the VIX index (aka the Fear Index) was near historic lows just before the capitulation, it is fair to say market complacency was …
But what is it? Technically, the Vix is a measure of the expected amount of gyration in stock prices on the S&P 500 over the next month. A low level indicates investors don't expect prices to fluctuate that much - a spike implies choppy …
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market has been a bumpier place for the last couple of months, but you would not know it to look at the activity in trading VIX options. Even though the CBOE Volatility Index (.VIX), the market's favoured …
Golden, a former logistics manager at a Target store, fires up the computer in his home office in northern Florida and does what he has done for years: Put on bets that Wall Street’s index of volatility, the VIX, will keep falling. That’s the …
Still, investors are not as complacent as they were before the stock market correction, he said. “When I see the VIX creeping a little higher today, even as equities are up, it tells me perhaps it overshot to the downside yesterday,” …