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 …
The one constant on the stock markets is change. Said differently, volatility is a constant companion to investors. Ever since the VIX Index was introduced, with futures and options following later, investors have had the option …
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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 …
Portfolio
But we also said, ... that is only if the VIX is a reliable tool for determining what could happen next in the stock market. So, Part 2 of this study is about the correlation between the VIX, the Stock Market, and other …
Marty
I've said many times, lately, that forecasting stocks has become a lot tougher than forecasting the various drivers of stock prices. In the case …
(AP) — After falling sharply in the morning, U.S. stock indexes clawed back and ended the day down ... to $90.30 for the biggest gain in the S&P …
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Here is an excerpt from a report on the VIX found on the CBOE website: “VIX continues to provide a minute-by-minute snapshot of expected stock market volatility over the next 30 calendar days. This volatility is still …
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. …
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The S&P500 ended marginally higher last night, with the ViX volatility gauge slipping back as low as 11 ... with investors eyeing the end of the …
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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 …
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