Can this stock market bounce stretch to back-to-back days? Early action pointed to U.S. stock gains, which would build on a late-day Wednesday rally that slammed the brakes on a six-day skid. Today's inspiration? China's Shanghai …
If it’s a stock that pays dividends, that’s also baked into the equation. Oh, and there’s one big factor. And it’s one of the most important elements. In fact, it’s essential to what the VIX is and how we know whether the markets are expecting ...
"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 …
The problem is that as the VIX gets lower and lower it signals extreme complacency. The good news for the bulls (and bad news for the bears) is that the VIX can theoretically remain extremely low indefinitely (or until all the stock buying …
Some see parallels with the stock market today. Of course, markets don’t follow the same laws of the natural world. But it is hard not to worry that an eerie calm in the markets means something nasty is coming. The VIX index, colloquially …
(Bloomberg) — Gauges of stock volatility surged around the world as the weekend meltdown in Greece collided with China's market unraveling and traders bought hedges to stanch the bleeding. The Chicago Board Options Exchange …
Indian stocks are hovering around all-time highs on signs that Asia's third largest economy had a lower-than-expected impact from the cash ban in November. The optimism of the bull run has lulled traders into complacency and they are …
Below the surface of the calmest stock market in five decades, a divergence in sentiment has opened in which institutional investors are surrendering hedges and diving deeper into stocks, while individuals load up on protective options and sell …
Your ETNs Are Not Linked to the VIX Index: The value of your ETNs will be linked to ... Factors that may influence the …
And stock valuations always return to the long-term averages eventually ... that we will soon see increased market volatility… As Bloomberg notes, with the VIX