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 market. …
These funds buy stocks when the VIX falls and unload stocks when it rises – all based ... At this point, I thus think that stock market crash event-trigger will be the detonation of a derivatives bomb (Warren Buffet’s weapon of mass financial …
US political uncertainty and North Korean sabre -rattling has lit a fire under the comatose Vix volatility index which popped above 15 % overnight.The geopolitically influenced global stock market thrashing has driven investor angst into overdrive …
This is a good time to take a deeper look at the VIX and make sure we understand what it is, what it measures, and what it might say about the future direction of stock prices. The VIX is sometimes called the fear gauge, is seen as an …
A quick look at the VIX, or volatility index that measures fear in the stock market, shows a sudden spike from a “nothing interesting is going on here” reading below …
Yes, there are scary stories of geopolitical concerns but when the asset bubble is in the bond market, why fear the stock market. So, is the VIX the calm before the storm? We certainly need a good scare to get people convinced they were …
“When did Noah build the Ark, Gladys? Before the rain, before the rain.” —Nathan Muir (Robert Redford), in Spygame If you’ve ever walked a dog, you know about the zigzag path that dogs take down a sidewalk. After all, there are great …
The CBOE Volatility Index, 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 close at …
Wall Street doesn’t fear the stock market these days. Should you? A closely watched “fear gauge,” known as the VIX, sank to a 24-year low last week, a drop that suggests that most professional investors don’t see the stock market …
to quirks in options valuation on which VIX pricing is based. Whatever the cause, the worst mistake stock investors can make right now is to overadjust investing strategy for the two very different implications of the current VIX level. First, it's ...