Risk isn’t just about a stock going ... higher the VIX option prices go. Hmm, I could get to like these. The thing is both the Wall Street and Australian VIXs have been so unnaturally low for so long it could be the calm before a share storm.
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 …
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 …
A widely-followed measure of short-term stock market volatility, the CBOE Volatility Index (.VIX), opened at 26.94 points, after two days of relative calm. The index …
Although traders consider the much-awaited launch of futures contracts on volatility index (India VIX) on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) as a welcome move, they seem disappointed with the weekly expiry of the soon-to-be-launched …
The VIX (Chicago Options: ^VIX) or fear gauge is at the lowest level since July 2007. Not only are investors complacent about any possible risk, but the financial media is too complacent to write about investors lack of fear. Lack of publicity …
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 …