Michael Lombardi: The euphoria among stock advisors and investors alike seems to be increasing as key stock indices …
Trading stock market volatility is not for the faint of heart. And if you're a volatility trader, you've either personally experienced or are at least aware of the performance discrepancies between the CBOE S&P 500 Volatility Index …
WHAT HAPPENS NOW? DOES IT AFFECT MY 401(K)? If financial markets continue to make these large swings up and down, the VIX will remain elevated and it will be a sign that traders are uncertain on where the stock market is going …
New York: Investors snapping up insurance against stock losses after $1 trillion was erased from US equity values have pushed the cost of options to a record increase for the start of a year. The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) …
To help investors hedge volatility risks in their equity portfolio, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday said it will launch its futures contracts on India VIX, called 'NVIX', from February 26. The NVIX contracts will be available in the …
Contrary to what most people think, the VIX doesn't measure actual stock market volatility. Instead, it tracks the trading in options on the S&P 500 to indicate how investors expect the market to move over the next 30 days. In this case, as …
When you see a bad deal in the stock market, there’s usually a way to take the other side of that ... Credit Suisse …
If you’ve ever walked a dog, you know about the zigzag path that dogs take down a sidewalk. After all, there are great odors to sniff on both sides of the sidewalk so your dog will veer far to the left, take a few deep sniffs before veering off …
In its original form, the VIX was constructed by using a weighted average of the implied volatility of the at-the-money and near-the-money options on the S&P 100 index. Measuring Stock Market Volatility:Measuring the S&P 500 on the …
As I noted last week, index volatility shot up way faster than individual stock volatility, implicitly a bet on increased correlation going forward. The correlation I refer to here is individual stocks moving in lockstep with each other. Don …