Evidence the VIX is anything less than a pure readout on trader nerves would raise thorny questions for its overseers, who have succeeded in making it a central piece of Wall Street wiring. Its ability to turn stomachs was on display in …
Canaccord Genuity analyst Tony Dwyer has characterized the stock market’s early February plunge as a phenomenon known as a “shock drop,” in which a correction is sharp enough to cause the 10-week rate of change in the Cboe …
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. The …
A trader that bet for months on a large increase in the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX), which serves as the stock market's …
The VIX tracks stock options tied to the S&P 500 index; it’s a gauge of traders’ expectations for the range of prices they expect the index to trade in over the coming month. Nobody knows exactly why markets have been so calm. Events …
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Uncommonly low volatility has been a hallmark of financial markets all year. Look beneath the surface, however, and volatility is picking up across the stock market, though not in ways registered by the closely followed Volatility Index, or …
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 …
The “VIX ... the stock market, and has written more than 2,000 articles on investing. Lawrence Meyers can be reached at [email protected]. Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2018/02/stay-away-from-volatility …
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 …