Some stock investors are drawing optimism from the market's ability ... into the 20s after rising as high as 50 a week earlier, and coincided with expiring VIX futures and options.
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 …
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 …
Although the S&P 500 (^GSPC) hit all-time highs near 1,859 last week, a number of flashing indicators we’ve written about are showing the stock market’s bullish velocity is waning. And other gauges, like the VIX (ChicagoOptions:^VIX), have …
If you’ve ever walked a dog, you know about the zigzag path that dogs take down a sidewalk. After all, there are great odors to sniff on both sides of the sidewalk so your dog will veer far to the left, take a few deep sniffs before veering off …
The stock market's recent run of serenity may have fooled investors ... 2017 was lower than every single trading day from Dec. 22, 1995, to June 20, 2005. The VIX finished below a rating of 10 -- super quiet! -- on only nine days before May …
In its original form, the VIX was constructed by using a weighted average of the implied volatility of the at-the-money and near-the-money options on the S&P 100 index. Measuring Stock Market Volatility:Measuring the S&P 500 on the …
"But I do see that there was a spike on the chart up to 21.26. It looks a little suspicious." The VIX is a 30-day risk forecast of stock market volatility that is calculated by using a strip of S&P 500 index option bid-ask quotes. The VIX generally …
Just look at the Fear Index. With all those stomach-churning free falls and sharp reversals in the stock market recently, traders are keeping a nervous eye on an obscure index known as the VIX. The VIX (officially the Chicago Board …
Michael Baxter, economics commentator for The Share Centre is one stock market watcher who sees the low level of …