The slump in U.S. stock prices which began on Friday, as bond yields rose with inflation fears after better-than-expected labor market data, led to massive unwinding of short position in VIX related products and some industry calls for tighter …
While the VIX's recent behavior is unusual it does not have any great implications for future stock returns, analysts said. "At some point, the market stops rallying so hard, and eventually volatility settles in after ‘overcorrecting’ to the upside ...
Golden, a former logistics manager at a Target store, fires up the computer in his home office in northern Florida and does what he has done for years: Put on bets that Wall Street’s index of volatility, the VIX, will keep falling. That’s the …
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While the VIX has spent most of the year trading around the 10 level, which is historically low, there have been several occasions where it moved higher during brief stock market corrections. Source: CQG The weekly chart of the S&P 500 …
The best stock market trade of 2017 doesn't involve a specific stock or sector ... For evidence of that stasis, look no further than the CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, which functions as the stock market's fear gauge and has been locked …
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 …
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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The Great Volatility Spike of Feb. 5 left investors gasping for air and a couple of funds dead when the Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, jumped more than 100% in a single day. ETFs that enable investors to bet on whether volatility is going to be …
According to one widely followed Wall Street indicator, the stock market is currently as calm and collected as it’s been since 1993. The CBOE Volatility Index, which is commonly referred to as “the VIX” — a reference to its lookup symbol ...
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