You can look for clues, though, in the prices of derivatives on stocks, which are based on how risky investors think the stock market will be in the …
Quartz
I pointed out the very high negative breadth readings from Thursday as a selling exhaustion, especially when combined with the VIX closing beneath the lower Bollinger Band. I stand by that selling exhaustion and I think …
Lining
The Vix index, a measure of expectations for volatility over the next 30 days, dropped 3.3 points to 11.39 ahead of Wall Street’s opening bell. The biggest decline since November brings the so-called “fear gauge” back down to …
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(MoneyWatch) Exchange-traded products (ETPs) that are linked to futures contracts on the CBOE S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX) have grown dramatically in volume and assets since their inception in 2009. They're now …
Stock market
The Internet may have made stock trades easier to execute. But it has also made trade decisions much more difficult than they need to be. Trading need not be so complicated. Take the VIX, for example. The Chicago …
The stock market, as everyone should know, is a discounting mechanism. Today’s prices reflect tomorrow’s realities. That elemental fact seems forgotten by many people. Rather than asking what is priced into current …
Mask
In the early ‘80s, when I was running a hedge fund from the floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE), I was a market maker in OEX options. The OEX is the Standard & Poor's 100 Index. The CBOE …
Stock market
The VIX Volatility Index (INDEXCBOE:VIX) is back in the headlines. Also known as The Fear Index, the VIX is arguably the most over-analyzed tool on Wall Street regarding its real-world predictive powers relative to the …
Understanding
NEW YORK (AP) — For some investments, the sound of crashing stock prices and panic in the market is …
Stock market
In the past few days investors have reverted to ‘doubling’ down on VIX related ETFs and ETNs ... a more clear signal on rising rates based on Treasury VIX (see here) than I am on VIX and the stock market. It is …
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Doubling