NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market has been a bumpier place for the last couple of months, but you would not know it to look at the activity in trading VIX options. Even though the CBOE Volatility Index (.VIX), the market's favoured …
Many readers might remember that exactly two years ago the S&P 500 tagged the infamous 666 price level before putting on a monster 2 year rally that saw it surge over 100% to the February 2011 highs.
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NEW YORK (AP) — For some investments, the sound of crashing stock prices and panic in the market is actually the …
18) So is Ruffer going to bring down the US stock market? The answer is probably no (at least not for this). Firstly, consistent demand for Vix options entails upward pressure for prices of Vix options and for the implied volatility of Vix. …
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 …
But it is a sentiment that, like most things on Wall Street (bonuses, number of homes ... commonly referred to as “the VIX.” It’s sometimes referred to as the “Fear Index” because it is said to rise whenever markets get jittery and fall …
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 …