The stock market's fear gauge — an index called the VIX — spiked 84% yesterday, its biggest single-day increase of …
From late 2016 through the end of last month, the market was cool, calm and collected, with the S&P climbing more than 30% while a key measure of stock-market volatility — the VIX, also known as the "fear gauge" — edged ever lower. …
(Bloomberg) — The claim sounds dubious: the VIX, that index at the center of the stock market's wild gyrations over the past week, is somehow being manipulated. That allegation, made to federal authorities by an anonymous whistle …
This first chart looks at the SPX superimposed over the VIX during the last few years, both on a closing basis. Once serious selling starts out of toppy stock markets, it usually portends much more coming. This week’s stock selling
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The “VIX ... stock market, and has written more than 2,000 articles on investing. Lawrence Meyers can be reached at TheLibertyPortfolio@gmail.com. Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2018/02/stay-away …
US financial regulators are investigating a claim by an anonymous whistleblower that the VIX volatility index at the centre of last week's stock market sell-off has been manipulated by rogue option market makers. The VIX is commonly known …
11 attacks in 2001. Derivatives contracts tied to the VIX - known as the “stock market’s fear gauge” - have grown rapidly in recent years as central bank stimulus and a recovering global economy lowered volatility across asset classes. With …
The claim sounds dubious: the VIX, that index at the center of the stock market’s wild gyrations over the past week, is somehow being manipulated. That allegation, made to federal authorities by an anonymous whistle-blower, captivated …
As its name implies, the "VIX" measures stock market volatility, which all but evaporated as equities rose steadily to new highs over the past couple of years. Investors poured money into "short volatility" funds, wagering that calm conditions …