For those that have positions, we will advise below. DAILY CHART OF VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) We are always a believer of learning from history and below we have highlighted the stock markets response to the last time fear over Trumps …
As senior analyst Jonathan Rodriguez details below, there’s a low-risk way for investors to play the current market like a short-term trader… This month, the …
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Most stock indices have jumped nearly 15 percent since Trump’s ... On May 9, The New American reported that the “complacency index” — the VIX, or volatility index — had touched a level not seen in a quarter of a century. It noted …
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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 among the most …
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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 quotes, investors …
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Oh no, the VIX broke 10 this week — a brutal stock-market crash and decade-long bear market is all but upon us. Which leads me to the latest episode in our series 1 of market-indicator debunkings, prompted by the following question: Is …
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Additionally, the average VIX reading is 19.6 over the last 27 years so today’s reading of 10.6 is low by any measure. If you’re a reversion to the mean kind of person then you might be worried that the stock market is riskier than people …
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It is most notably seen in the VIX index of implied volatility on the U.S. S&P 500 stock index, the so-called "fear index". But implied volatility across the G10 major currencies is its lowest in three years, and U.S. Treasury market volatility its …
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The VIX reflects the expectations that investors have about the volatility of the overall stock market as represented by the ... Dan Caplinger has been a contract writer for the Motley Fool since 2006. As the Fool's Director of Investment …
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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 long-term path of the …
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