But as the VIX index soared this week, more than doubling from Monday’s closing price to Tuesday’s open, inverse VIX funds crashed. Even though the stock market sell-off ... that didn’t stop money from flowing in during the eight-year bull …
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A record spike in the index recently after years of muted activity has put the VIX back in focus as investors try to gauge the prospect of more wild U.S. stock market swings. But there are other indicators and benchmarks that provide a more …
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 …
Vix futures and volatility exchange traded products, among other things," she said in a statement to Reuters. Professional stock pickers and market commentators have been grappling with huge intraday and daily swings in stock prices and …
The CBOE Volatility Index measures the cost of buying options and is the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term stock market volatility. "The flaw allows trading firms with advanced algorithms to move the VIX up or down …
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks may have recovered only about half the ground lost in the recent selloff, but traders in the derivatives market are fast dialing down their fears of more ructions. The CBOE Volatility Index .VIX, the most …
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 …
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Stock markets around the world have taken a dive over the past ... Given the markets' volatility as measured by the VIX index (aka the Fear Index) was near historic lows just before the capitulation, it is fair to say market complacency was …
In remarks prepared for the “SEC Speaks” conference in Washington, she cited the wild price swings in recent weeks of the VIX and products that attempt to track that gauge of future stock market volatility. “The question should be...not …