(Bloomberg) --Call it the curious case of the tail wagging the VIX. The U.S. stock market’s main volatility gauge -- the CBOE Volatility Index, better known as the VIX -- is at its lowest level since 2007. That seems strange in light of the …
Clearly, these options can be used by speculators trying to predict whether $VIX will rise or fall over the lifetime of the options. However, perhaps a more broad-based approach is to use them as a stock portfolio hedge against a declining …
“When did Noah build the Ark, Gladys? Before the rain, before the rain.” —Nathan Muir (Robert Redford), in Spygame If you’ve ever walked a dog, you know about the zigzag path that dogs take down a sidewalk. After all, there are great …
Original Title: The Stock Market Volatility Index: What the VIX is Telling Investors Structural dynamics are currently suppressing the VIX, and are diminishing its predictive power. If you want to trade this as a speculative investment - or …
The VIX measures investor expectations that stock markets will move sharply up or down. On Tuesday, the VIX turned up, to close at about 10.6 — but still sharply lower than its historical average of roughly 20. At current levels, the VIX
NEW YORK (AP) — For some investments, the sound of crashing stock prices and panic in the market is actually the …
Stock market volatility is often wrongly portrayed by the mainstream media as an enemy. In reality, it’s not. First, prudent investors use volatility (VIX) as an effective tool to measure the stock market’s psychology. Why? Because excessive ...
This study examines the asymmetric relationship between India volatility index (India VIX) and stock market returns, …
The VIX Index (NYSEARCA:VXX) or “fear indicator” and its inverse NYSEARCA:XIV ETF indicate a pending stock market break down, the result of which will likely not please investors. VIXy trixy carries a notorious reputatation for its …
to quirks in options valuation on which VIX pricing is based. Whatever the cause, the worst mistake stock investors can make right now is to overadjust investing strategy for the two very different implications of the current VIX level. First, it's ...
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