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 sentiment. It currently …
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 CBOE Vix index, otherwise known as Wall Street\’s fear gauge ... Whichever way you look at it, there is almost an eerie uneasiness about calm stock markets.
WHAT HAPPENS NOW? DOES IT AFFECT MY 401(K)? If financial markets continue to make these large swings up and down, the VIX will remain elevated and it will be a sign that traders are uncertain on where the stock market is going …
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Moscow Stock Exchange by 127 to 100 and 14 ended unchanged. Shares in PIK (MCX:PIKK) rose to 5-year highs; …
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 CBOE Volatility Index <.VIX>, better known as the VIX and the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term stock market volatility, was down 0.24 points to 9.19, after earlier falling to 9.04, its lowest since December 1993. A …
** CBOE Volatility Index dips to the lowest in over a decade as S&P 500 hovers less than 1 pct from record high ** VIX fell 0.92 pts to 9.90, the lowest level since Feb 14, 2007 ** SPX 1-month historical volatility at 7.1, lower than about 80 pct …
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 …
Concern that stocks will plunge has never been higher in global options markets, and that may mean it's time to buy. Futures on the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index are pricing in a three-month gain of 31 percent and …