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 …
A particularly strong post-Fed fade of volatility. The VIX returns right back to the previous consolidation zone. As I noted in my last T2108 Update, I was primed to fade volatility ahead of the Fed announcement. As the chart above shows, the …
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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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 ...
Just think about how many traders and investors bought call options in the popular iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN(NYSEARCA ... was at an all time high after last Thursday's stock market decline. Today, many of those …
August saw a huge jump in the VIX index, which measures equity volatility. VIX ETPs are proving popular with investors amid the stock market choppiness. IBD spoke to Nick Cherney, head of exchange traded products at Janus Capital …
Do these low VIX levels predict a rising stock market? Is it time to long VIX derivatives? VIX measures the expected volatility of the S&P 500 ® over the next 30 days using S&P 500 (SPX) options. Since stocks tend to fall much faster …
Stock markets around the world continued their downward slide after US President Donald Trump made another verbal attack on North Korea. "It also saw the VIX