Among those possibilities, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) volatility index, widely known by its ticker symbol VIX, has effectively become the standard measure of volatility risk for investors in the US stock
VIX
Last night I was worried about the short-term overboughtedness of the market but with a solid four day win streak going I didn't want to stand in front of that buss so I called Wednesday higher. Good thing too because the …
1. The trend has been down with each successive peak being lower. (A lower VIX correlates with a higher stock market and a higher VIX with a lower stock market.) 2. The last peak breached the resistance line which is …
Marty
We can see a downtrend has been in force the last few months. I have added a Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) indicator and it can be seen that a bullish divergence has formed with the last four, no …
Stock market volatility is often wrongly portrayed by the mainstream media as an enemy. In reality, it’s not. First, prudent investors use volatility (ChicagoOptions:^VIX) as an effective tool to measure the stock market’s …
Volatility
A low VIX (a measure of how much market volatility investors are expecting) signals that investors expect the market to remain calm. Low fear levels most often occur at times of rising stock prices and tranquil markets. …
Stock
So this huge dollar rally could end up hurting our stock market big-time in the weeks and months ahead. Secondly, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is way too low. The VIX measures how volatile the S&P 500 is. It's …
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Once a market indicator used primarily by institutional investors and options traders, the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index or VIX has become a widely referenced and discussed measure of stock market …
Finance
Puts and calls can be used to guard up your stock portfolio. Hence the moniker the “fear index ... Maybe, maybe not. But the VIX isn’t going to tell us. While there’s nothing wrong with predicting a little mean reversion, sorry …
What a difference a week makes, as the equity markets rallied to finish last week, turning in a strong performance. But what might the second half of October hold for exchange traded funds? It was only earlier …