The CBOE Vix index, otherwise known as Wall Street\’s fear gauge ... Whichever way you look at it, there is almost an eerie uneasiness about calm stock markets.
And how, exactly, is volatility measured? To start, we can look to the VIX Volatility Index, which serves as the preferred gauge of measuring volatility in the stock market. Created by the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the VIX isolates …
To help investors hedge volatility risks in their equity portfolio, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday said it will launch its futures contracts on India VIX, called 'NVIX', from February 26. The NVIX contracts will be available in the …
In recent days the VIX nudged higher, rising more than 10 per cent, as tech stocks fell. Becalmed stock markets have become a feature of the postcrisis world. Central bankers have lulled investors with record-low interest rates and flooded …
As I noted last week, index volatility shot up way faster than individual stock volatility, implicitly a bet on increased correlation going forward. The correlation I refer to here is individual stocks moving in lockstep with each other. Don …
To the chilling superlatives being recorded daily in the stock market, add this one: A widely followed measure of fear in the market is at its highest level since stocks crashed in October 1987. The S&P 100 volatility index , or VIX, tracked at …
Concern that stocks will plunge has never been higher in global options markets, and that may mean it's time to buy. Futures on the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index are pricing in a three-month gain of 31 percent and …
WHAT HAPPENS NOW? DOES IT AFFECT MY 401(K)? If financial markets continue to make these large swings up and down, the VIX will remain elevated and it will be a sign that traders are uncertain on where the stock market is going …
The VIX, a measurement of how much volatility investors expect ... a deal with Oprah Winfrey that also included a substantial investment in the company. Its …
Can this stock market bounce stretch to back-to-back days? Early action pointed to U.S. stock gains, which would build on a late-day Wednesday rally that slammed the brakes on a six-day skid. Today's inspiration? China's Shanghai …