The Dow Jones Transportation Index, which tends to be a bell-weather for US stock markets, may have recouped some early ... be good news for stocks as it reduces the cost of capital. The Vix index is also worth watching, …
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on those stock portfolios – to the tune of about twice as many puts bought as calls, on average. That’s all well and good, people need insurance and peace of mind. But what does that do to the derivatives of the index of …
The CBOE Volatility Index rebounded from long-term lows yesterday even as stocks lifted to new highs, bucking the usual inverse relationship between the VIX and the S&P 500. The SPX gained 11.38 points, or 0.6 percent, …
Fear and greed are the two most powerful emotions stock investors must acknowledge as driving the ... investor is the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Volatility Index or VIX. This link takes you to a quote of the …
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Even though the VIX index was intended to be a measure of future volatility of the stock market, researchers argue that in reality VIX measures the investor sentiment. Anecdotal evidence suggests that peaks in VIX
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This study examines the asymmetric relationship between India volatility index (India VIX) and stock market …
Thus the classic VXO remains more responsive to fear spikes than the new VIX. Whether you prefer the VXO or VIX, trading stock fear is easy to understand. Speculators should sell their positions to realize profits after …
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Low readings by the market’s so-called fear gauge may be signaling comfort, but a deeper look into the VIX options market shows a record amount of activity in contracts that can protect against a market slide. …
When investors see options premiums increase, there’s the assumption that we can expect future volatility of the underlying stock index, which represents higher implied volatility levels. This VIX is an attempt to quantify fear …