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 …
The India VIX index, a measure of hedges used to protect against stock market swings, rose 2.7% to 14.90 at 11:08am in Mumbai. The 50-stock CNX Nifty index gained 0.9% to 8,412.95. The 30-member S&P BSE Sensex added 1%. The …
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 …
The \”1 by 8 Call Backspread\” cost $50,000 to put on but won\’t pay off unless the VIX shoots above 28.43 by Sept. 17. The VIX , affectionately known as the \”fear index,\” is in the midteens at the moment. However, if volatility increases ...
Editor’s note: This is the first of two articles covering market sentiment measures. Are you one of those investors who are glued to CNBC first thing in the morning? Always wondering what's trending in the world of finance? There are times in …
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 …