Last Week’s Performance The Dow increased 1.4% last Friday despite a tumultuous week. The fear-gauge CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) decreased 13.2% to close at 29.06. However, it remained three times higher than last year’s average. All …
The slump in U.S. stock prices which began on Friday, as bond yields rose with inflation fears after better-than-expected labor market data, led to massive unwinding of short position in VIX related products and some industry calls for tighter …
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 …
0.21% are skewing levels of the Cboe Volatility Index VIX, -1.29% which reflects bearish and bullish options bets 30-days in the future on the S&P 500 to gauge …
(Bloomberg)—Fifteen years ago, Devesh Shah was still in his 20s when he helped invent the stock market's current barometer of fear. It was a new version of the Cboe Volatility Index, a gauge of expected price swings for the S&P 500 …
Whatever the answer to that is, volatility is back and stock markets around the world are wobbling ... Having spent over a year consistently below 20 percent, the VIX index of implied volatility one-month options on the S&P 500 surged above …
While the VIX's recent behavior is unusual it does not have any great implications for future stock returns, analysts said. "At some point, the market stops rallying so hard, and eventually volatility settles in after ‘overcorrecting’ to the upside ...